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Tribal Land Rights: There are no Khas land in the hills of Manipur

In the dehumanising colonial doctrine of ‘terra nullius‘, the ruling dispensation seems to have found a new sadistic pleasure for aggressive ‘territorial imagination’ by asserting that the ‘Hill Areas’ of Manipur are a ‘No man’s land’. ‘Land’, however, is sacred to the tribals. In the traditional belief system of their forefathers, ‘Land is older than man’ and “it […]