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Why Gorkhaland?

Eashani Chettri, a young poetess from Darjeeling, with the help of these heart-wrenching verses, speaks out in behalf of people very dear to her whose voices have been suppressed for decades.

The Headhunters of North-East India | Infamous tales of the Konyak Tribe from Nagaland

They often attacked nearby villages of other tribes, chopping off heads of opposing warriors and bringing them home as trophies to hang in the Morong(a communal house). With the exception of these displays of violent behavior, the tribe members always used to and still, to this day, respect their traditions and other cultural practices, even though headhunting has ceased to be a part of the Konyak lifestyle.