The Department of Political Science, Govt. T. Romana College, Aizawl has organized National Seminar on ‘Politics of Regionalism in North East India’ in collaboration with Mizoram Political Science Association(MPSA) at Aizawl during June 16-17, 2011. The Seminar was funded by University Grants Commission (UGC).
Shri Lalsawta, Hon’ble Minister, Higher & Technical Education, Mizoram graced the inaugural function as Chief Guest. Dr F. Lalhmingsanga, Principal, Govt. T. Romana College delivered a welcome note while Mr Lalsangzela Pachuau, Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science gave a reports at the inaugural session.
Prominent Citizen, Teachers, Scholars and academicians from different parts of the state as well as students of political science attended the seminar. The following were the papers presented in the seminar:
1. Prof Srinibhas Pathy - Key Note address
2. Dr H. Srikanth – ‘United Andhra or Telegana : Politics of Regionalism in Andhra Pradesh’
3. Dr Harendra Sinha-‘ Countering Regionalism in North East India : A study of Development Initiatives’
4. Dr Aloka Sharma – ‘Self Assertive Movement in Assam : A Contextual study in Karbi Anglong District of Assam’
5. Dr T. Lalsangliana – ‘Mizo Ethno-Nationalism : A Paradox of Inclusiveness’
6. Dr JV Hluna –‘ Genesis and Problems of Politics of Regionalism in Nagaland and Mizoram’
7. Mr Lalmalsawma Khiangte – ‘Regionalism and Ethnic Identity : Issues in the electoral politics of Mizoram’
8. Dr Benjamin Ralte-‘ The Formation and role of Eastern India Tribal Union in hill politics of North East India’
9. Ms Ramdinliani- ‘Role of Regional Political parties in Indian Polity’
10. Mr Lalthansanga – ‘Regionalism in India – A perspective’
11. Dr C. Lalhmanmawia –‘Mizo Insurgency vis-a-vis Human Rights’
12. Dr Malsawmliana –‘From Greater Autonomy to the Hill state : with reference to Mizoram’
13. Dr Lalrintluanga –‘Autonomy Movement and Regionalism’