Bodo Movement in Assam: Causes of its Origin and Its impacts


Nayanjyoti Gogoi, M.Phil Research Scholar
Department of Political Science, Assam University, Silchar, India.


The global politics is marked by the politicization of issues which are of sensitive in nature. In order to gain political benefit, political leaders always try to politicize certain issues that have community values. Identity is one among certain issues which politicians and leaders always use to do vote bank politics. The Bodo Movement in Assam is also a fruit of that kind of act. This paper mainly focuses on the factors contributed in the rise of Bodo Movement in Assam and also gives its focus on the impacts of this movement upon the people of this particular region.