Index
Acham, 54–55
Achick Liberation Matgrik Army of
Meghalaya, 11
Ahom: art and architecture of, 77–78,
170; colonial histories of, 79–84,
89–94, 110, 118; history of the
term, 2; local histories of, 75, 84–
89, 110–111, 154–155, 163, 165;
political organization of, 168–170;
as a postcolonial identity (see Tai-
Ahom identity movement); religion
of, 79–80, 84 (see also Tai-Ahom
religion); royalty of, 71–72, 77; sta-
tus of, in precolonial Assam, 70,
114, 130–143, 252, 253; use of the
term, in buranjis, 128. See also Brit-
ish colonial administration of
Assam: and erasure of Ahoms
Ahom Association, 70, 163, 164, 186,
206
Ahom Buranji, the, 22, 29, 85, 121
Ahom Kingdom of Assam, 8
Ahom Land Demand Committee,
198, 200–203, 222, 227, 232, 237,
241, 246
Ahom language, xii, xiii, xvii, 22–29,
101, 163, 185, 187, 197–198; in
buranjis, 123–124; teachers of,
197
Ahom Sabha, 70, 162, 168, 267
Ahom Tai Mongolia Parishad, 168
Ahom-Tai Rajya Parishad, 168
All Assam Ahom Association, 70, 72–
75, 206
All Assam Muslim Students Union, 66
All Assam Students Union, 38, 63,
65–68, 170–171, 182, 205, 208, 257,
261–262
All Peoples Party, 163
All Tripura Tribal Force, 11
American Baptist Mission, 60, 163
Anglo-Burmese Wars, 9
Antarjya, 72
Anti-Bangladeshi sentiment in Assam,
64–67, 170–171, 208, 213, 263–
264
Anti-Bengali sentiment in Assam, 6–
7, 62–63, 170–172, 253
Anti-Caste Hindu sentiment in
Assam, 68, 162–163, 165, 257. See
also Tai-Ahom identity movement
Anti-colonial struggle: in Assam, 52,
61, 69, 76, 173, 251, 254; in India,
42–44
Anti-Indian sentiment in Assam, 65,
171–174. See also Indian national
government: relationship with
Assam
Arakan, 9
Arunachal Pradesh, 262
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