08December2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Opinion

Democracy versus Hypocrisy

As far as my knowledge goes, democracy is "By the people, for the people and of the people". Now, ours is the second largest population of the world and we are a democratic nation. So in that regards we can claim that, ours is the largest democracy of the world as the other competitor in demography; China, is a Communist country.

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  • Written by Dr. M.K. Debnath
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Andaman Trunk Road: The greatest sin

 Andaman Trunk Road: The greatest sin

- Denis Giles, Editor, Andaman Chronicle

It’s an old video which has been in circulation on the internet for some time, claimed the Andaman & Nicobar Administration soon after UKs Guardian and Observer flashed three video clippings on exploitation of the Jarawa tribe, sending a message across India that ‘All is not well’ with the Jarawa tribes of Andaman.

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  • Written by Denis Giles
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Are we waiting for the Jarawas to re-invent the wheel before they could take the path of modernity?

 The Andaman & Nicobar Islands which made headlines after the 2004 Great Sumatra Andaman Earthquake, is once again making headlines in the national as well an international media following release of a video clip featuring Andaman’s Jarawa tribe by a British media. Immediately other NGO’s, media houses, activists and their likes switched to campaign mode releasing reports and updates almost on a day-to-day basis, many of which are drifted miles away from truth. 

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  • Written by Debkumar Bhadra
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