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Aug 07, 2019
Miyah poetry row: How to read public statements against the backdrop of the backlashBreaking free from the chains of an unequal relationship is never an easy task. If you dare to challenge the system, you are punished. This is the simple logic through which these systems reproduce. And this is exactly how Miyah poetry was responded to by those who speak as representatives of the Assamese society.
Jul 28, 2019
Miyah poetry row in Assam: Analysing the pushback through lens of attitude towards marginalisedWhile Miyah poetry enables the Miyah to aspire for freedom as a social being, it disables others who would enforce ‘coercion’ on the Miyah so that their sub-human existence continues.
Jul 17, 2019
Miyah poetry backlash exemplifies the powerful forces unleashed when a group identity is under threatThe idea that people have to pledge loyalty to an official language and may not even write poems in their own language — as seen in the backlash to Miyah poetry — seems pretty extreme by exclusionary standards
Jun 22, 2019
Miyah poetry: How Assam’s Bengali-Muslims used words to capture a lifetime of oppression and abuseAssam's Bengal-origin Muslims have found a voice — of protest, of hope and love — in the words of Miyah poetry.