Study on discrimination against NE students published

ITANAGAR, Mar 30: Researchers from Arunachal Pradesh’ Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) conducted a study on ‘Incidents of bias and discrimination with Northeastern students in India’, which was published in the Indian Police Journal (Vol 65, No 3, July-September, 2018 edition) of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD), New Delhi.
The study was conducted by Assistant Professor Arindam Chakrabarty from RGU’s management department and research scholar Mudang Tagiya from the NERIST’s HSS department.
The article is available on the BPRD’s official website.
The paper highlights incidents of discrimination against NE students across India in the recent past, and includes the case of the killing of Nido Tania of Arunachal Pradesh.
It identifies the nature, types, root causes, perceptual severity, and the stress associated with the phases of discrimination and abuse.
The study was an empirical analysis of a considerable amount of randomly drawn samples from a well-defined population set belonging to Arunachal Pradesh who have gone outside the NE states for higher education.