Nagaland Violence: Understanding the Constitutional Angle

In the previous article we have studied the issue of violence against 33% reservation for women in local bodies in Nagaland. There has been a debate surrounding non-applicability of the Constitutional provisions upon local self government in the state.  This issue arises due to two circumstances. Firstly, the traditional Naga society does not permit women

Nagaland Issue: Status of Women and Opposition to 33% Reservation

Nagaland saw torching of dozens of government buildings by tribal organizations in February, 2017. The protest was against the 33% reservation for women in urban local body elections. The result was that state government was forced to cancel the polls. But then, the agitators started demanding that chief minister should resign. This monograph covers topics