Journal of Migration Affairs
Anindita Chakrabarty (email@example.com) is a research scholar at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
The post-Partition Indian state has become the place of residence for significant undocumented migrants from erstwhile East Bengal as well as present-day Bangladesh. The presence of these migrants has led to contentious questions of citizenship, residency, identity, belonging and legality. Migrants’ identity is caught between the dilemma of pre-existing cultural markers based on differences of language, religion, caste, and the modernist approachREAD MORE