GUWAHATI, June 2 - A book titled Gender and Democracy in Northeast India: Politics of Inclusion and Empowerment, edited by Prof Jayanta Krishna Sarmah of Gauhati University (GU), was released at a function held at the Guwahati Press Club on Saturday.
The book was released by Prof Niru Hazarika, Prof Anuradha Dutta and Prof DB Sharma � all former faculty members of the Department of Political Science, Gauhati University.
Participating in a discussion on the book, Prof Manas Chakravarty of North Bengal University highlighted the interrelationship between gender and democratic theory with special reference to the North East.
The programme was organised by the Department of Political Science, GU in association with the book publishers, Purbanchal Prakash.
The session was chaired by Prof Akhil Ranjan Dutta, Head of the Department of Political Science, GU, who said that the book in its 26 chapters contains insights into gender discourse and contemporary politics of inclusion and empowerment in the North East.