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Jul 23, 2019
Nodir Kul Nai: A short film on Assam's Char Chaporis documents their songs on identity, statelessnessNodir Kul Nai, a short film directed by Parasher Baruah, delves into the lives and cultural legacies of the Char Chaporis of Assam — a community of immigrants facing systematic ostracisation at the hands of local community and authorities alike.
Jul 21, 2019
Academicians, writers condemn FIRs against Assam's Miyah poets, say it is attempt to 'malign and criminalise' themMiyah poetry, written by Bengali Muslims who have settled in the riverine plains of the Brahmaputra in Assam, has been the subject of much media attention in recent times.
Jul 17, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Kulbhushan Jadhav case, backlash to Miyah poetry, Kangana Ranaut on spat with media; today's must-read storiesEditor's Picks: ICJ rules in favour of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Neeraj Shekhar's switch to BJP, backlash to Miyah poetry; today's must-read stories.
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
Jul 04, 2019
What Hiren Gohain's bitter criticism of Miyah poetry tells us about Assamese nationalismDespite its rare acridity, Gohain’s position isn’t out-of-the-blue. He represents a swelling group of jatiyatabadis, spread out evenly across the political spectrum in Assam, who argue that the emergence of Miyah poetry is a threat to the Assamese language and perhaps, even an affront to the Assamese identity.
Jun 23, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: US-Iran tensions, Deve Gowda's threat to Karnataka parties, Miyah poetry; today's must-read storiesTrump has been itching for a war with Iran, as have been some of the more deranged members of his administration in the US.
Sep 18, 2016
For better or verse: Miyah poetry is now a symbol of empowerment for Muslims in AssamMiyah poetry has become the unlikely rallying point for Muslims in Assam