While addressing the problem of foothills the book tries to say that it is essential to sort out the border issue in a sustainable and mutually acceptable manner. Of late the issue has drawn the attention of a large section of the intelligentsia in the country. This book is a minor project undertaken for the partial fulfillment for the degree of Master of Arts in Sociology in the Department of Sociology,Tezpur Uiversity under supervision of Prof? Sharma? The book tries to analyze the perpetual crisis in the region since India gained independence in 1947. In doing so the stakeholders should opt for a historically... The social significance of Assam-Nagaland Border Conflict and its impact on the foothills is undeniably of extreme relevance so far as myriads of problem that have been plaguing the region in recent times is concerned. It also throws light on post-colonial Indian state approach to the region, internal displacement, social exclusions, identity politics, etc. Chandan Kr?