NAGs

The National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB)


Year Formed: 1993
Year Terminated: 2010

Target States:
India

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

Bhutan

Bangladesh

Myanmar

Nepal

Pakistan

China

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 203

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1206

References:
Rutland, Michael. "Bhutan: From the Mediaeval to the Millennium." Asian Affairs 30.3 (1999): 284-94. Web.

 

 Kharat, Rajesh. "Bhutan's security scenario." Contemporary South Asia 13.2 (2004): 171-185.
 
Jamwal, N. S. "Border management: Dilemma of guarding the India?Bangladesh border." Strategic Analysis 28.1 (2004): 5-36.
 
Datta, Sreeradha. "Indo?Bangladesh relations: An overview of limitations and constraints." Strategic Analysis 26.3 (2002): 427-440.
Saikia, Jaideep. "The ISI reaches East: anatomy of a conspiracy." Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 25.3 (2002): 185-197.
Das, Pushpita. "Towards a regulated Indo-Nepal border." Strategic Analysis32.5 (2008): 879-900.

Buddhi Narayan Shrestha, Impact of Open Border between Nepal and India, December 15, 2006, at http://bordernepal.wordpress.com/tag/uncategorised/ page/2/ (Accessed September 7, 2007). Buddhi Narayan Shrestha is a senior surveyor and former director general of Nepal’s Department of Land Survey

Vidya Bir Singh Kansakar, Nepal-India Open Border: Prospects, Problems and Challenges, at http://www.nepaldemocracy.org/documents/treaties_agreements/ nep_ India_open_border.htm (Accessed February 4, 2008).

Ram Prasad Rajbahak, Nepal-India Open Border: A Bond of Shared Aspiration, Lancer Publishers, New Delhi, 1992, p. 30.

Nepal’s Troubled Tarai Region, Asia Report n. 136, International Crisis Group, July 9, 2007, p. 24

Ministry of Home Affairs, Annual Report 1999–2000, Government of India, at http://mha.nic.in/contents.htm (Accessed September 19, 2007).

‘The Kathmandu Nexus’, India Today, June 12, 2000, New Delhi, at http://www. india-today.com/itoday/20000612/nation2.html (Accessed September 20, 2007). 

Refugee Voices: Nepalese in India, at http://www.refugeesinternational.org/ content/article/detail/6306 (Accessed September 19, 2007).

Nepal’s Troubled Tarai Region, n. 8, pp. 3–12. Also see N.N. Jha, ‘Minorities Immigrate and Refugee Issues in the Context of India-Nepal Relations’, in Kalim Bahadur and Mahendra P. Lama (eds.), New Perspectives on India-Nepal Relations, Har Anand Publications, New Delhi, 1995, pp. 21–23.

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Ministry of Finance, Annual Report 2005–2006, Government of India, pp. 30–31, at http://www.dri.nic.in/DRI/ANNUAL_ REPORT_2005-06.pdf (Accessed September 22, 2007). 34

‘Uranium Seized along Indo-Nepal Border, Six Arrested’, Indo-Asian News Service, Patna, February 19, 2008.

‘Trafficking of Girls Go Unabated’, The Times of India, Patna, October 19, 2002. Also see Gauri Pradhan, ‘Innocent Victims: Trafficking of Women and Girls across Indo-Nepal Border’, at http://www.cwin.org.np/resources/issues/ trafficking.htm (Accessed September 22, 2007).