The North East problem in India

North East India problem:

North east face again in the news because of sudden exodus ho these people from Bangalore, pune and Hyderabad. They have rushed back to their home state as they were threatened by the locals to leave the city within 24 hours. Inspite of the best efforts of the state governments to ensure security for these people, The Exodus continued. Special trains were arranged. The sudden exodus has resulted in a vacuum in some of the malls, security agencies, hospitals and hotels.
The problem background: The origin of the problem is the changing demography in the North Eastern states. The riverine border with Bangladesh, 4096 km long has changed the democracy of West Bengal, Assam, meghalaya, tripura and Mizoram. These people have settled over these states after getting their document like ration card and voter card made through illegal means. This has resulted in conflict of interest with the local population. The problem can be discussed under 3 heads;

1. Effective government policy:

The government has not been able to stop the infiltration of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. the detection of these people is also difficult as they produce documents to prove that they are Indian Muslims. The government should convey strongly to Bangladesh government to check this infiltration from their country. prompt action is required to send back illegal immigrants. Ration card, voting card should not be made till the government is satisfied with the claim of the individual. The liberal policies of the government are responsible for some of the problem of North East.

2. Foreign Hand:

As a number of rivers are used to smuggle the infiltrators, it is not possible to manage 4096 kilometre of international porous border with Bangladesh. West Bengal, assam, tripura, meghalaya and Mizoram are the most affected States as it is changing their demography. The present regime is raw India and is taking steps to stop illegal crossing. The previous government led by Begum Khalid Zia was soft on their infiltrators. The immigrants from Bangladesh for poor people who cross over to India in search of jobs. Bangladesh Rifles and BSF have to jointly curb this practice to stop this infiltration.

3. Intolerance of the public:

The present crisis in Assam is the creation of a Bodoland autonomous Council i.e BAC in the year 2003.90% of the bodo's are Hindus. These people think the Muslims of Bangladesh are trying to change the demography of BAc and Assam. The non bodos feel that they are being discriminated by the BAC authorities as they are ignoring them. Due to intolerance of each other a small incident between the two will lead to communal riots. Both feel insecure and blame each other for any act of omission or commission in their area. Bodos feel the Muslims are occupying their space, jobs and also economic opportunities where as non Board of that is Muslim feels they are being discriminated and being labelled as Bangladeshi.

Therefore, the Exodus of North East people is a cause of concern as it is taking a communal turn with which may have repercussion over other areas. 
The central government and the state governments of all the states have to act swiftly to stop this exodus.
The social networking sites which sponsored hatred among the communities have to be blocked.
Security has to be provided to the people wherever they are working. The infiltration from Bangladesh has to be stopped.
The communities have to be showing more tolerance to each other.
The rumours have to be crushed with heavy hand.
The Goodwill has to prevail with sacrifices from all sides.

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