1Department of Political Science – Seminar
The Department of Political Science organized a Seminar on the 20th of August, 2019 on the theme ”Reorganization of States with Special Reference to North-East India.” In his brief speech, Fr. Bivan R. Mukhim, Principal motivated the students that this kind of activities will help them to prepare themselves for future endeavours and in paper presentations. The 5th Semester Political Honours Students presented papers on the formation of Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim as constituent states of the Indian Union.
2.Department of Political Science - Seminar
The Department of Political Science organized a Seminar for the 4th and the 6th Semester Arts students on the 5th of March; 2018.The theme of the Seminar was International Relations and Indian Polity. The seminar was headed by the Head of Political Science Department which involved the presentation of papers by the students and various topics such as Euro Debt Crisis, Demonetisation, United Nations and Human Rights, Foreign Policy of Narendra Modi and India China Relations etc. were discussed with keenness and zeal.
3.Political Science Department Seminar
The Department of Political Science on 20th August, 2019 organised a departmental seminar on the theme, “Reorganisation of States with special reference to North East India”. The 5th semester students presented papers. Fr. Bivan Rodriques Mukhim SDB, Principal in his message told the students that seminar like this will help them to prepare for the future in terms of learning how to present a paper in a seminar. He also spoke about the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act of 2019.
At the time of independence, India’s North East region was made of three entities- Assam since 1912 as Assam province of British India, Princely States of Manipur and Tripura and North East Frontier Agency. After India achieved independence Manipur and Tripura became union territories in 1949. Nagaland became a state on 1st December 1963 [the state of Nagaland Act 1962]. Meghalaya became an autonomous state within Assam via the Assam Reorganisation Act of 1969 as per the 6th schedule of the Constitution. On 21st January, 1972 Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura were given the status of fully fledged states by the North East Reorganisation Act 1971. The Mizo hills region of Assam and NEFA were also given the status of union territory in 1972. Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh gained statehood on 20th February, 1987 by the 53rd and 55th Amendment Act of the Constitution. Sikkim became the 22nd state of India by the 36th Amendment Act of 1975.
The 5th semester students were divided into seven groups and presented papers on the formation of Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim as constituent states of the Indian Union. The 1st semester and the 3rd semester honours students also participated in the seminar.
The programme was organized successfully by the team of Prof. Binendro N.Marak, Prof. Bristina D.Shira, Prof. Kimberley G.Momin and Prof. Ipshita Roy. All the students participated with great enthusiasm.