BEWARE OF FAKE INSTITUTES WITH SIMILAR NAMES. blank    blank
banner

Myanmar-Mizoram Border: Key Geopolitical Nexus



  Nov 17, 2023

Geopolitics: Myanmar-Mizoram Border



The Myanmar-Mizoram border region is a significant geopolitical area due to several factors:

Strategic Location: The border lies in a strategically important location in Southeast Asia, connecting India to Myanmar and further to other Southeast Asian countries. This makes it a crucial point for India's "Act East" policy, aimed at strengthening ties with its eastern neighbors.

Ethnic Ties: The border areas are inhabited by ethnically similar tribes on both sides, such as the Chin in Myanmar and the Mizo in India. These cross-border ethnic ties often influence local politics and social dynamics.

Refugee Movements: Political instability in Myanmar, especially in the wake of military actions and the recent coup, has led to refugee influxes into Mizoram. This creates humanitarian concerns and challenges for the Indian state in terms of border management and international relations.

Security Concerns: The region has been prone to insurgency and cross-border militancy, necessitating vigilance and cooperation between India and Myanmar in security matters.

Economic Interests: The border is also significant for trade and commerce. The development of border infrastructure can boost trade between India and Southeast Asian countries, benefiting the local economies.

International Relations: India's approach to handling issues in this region, including refugee crises and border security, has implications for its international relations, particularly with Myanmar and other ASEAN countries.

SRIRAM’s


Share:
 

Get a call back

Fill the below form to get free counselling for UPSC Civil Services exam preparation

 
UPSC DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS

 
Enhancing India’s Dairy Sector through Amul’s Global Growth
 
Snakebite Management and Awareness in India
 
Snow Leopard Population Assessment in India (SPAI)
 
Hydrogen in Heavy Industries
 
Ice Stupas in Ladakh
 
Women-led Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs)
 
Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024
 
Indo-Bangla Tangail Sari GI Tags
 
Consumption Data and Disparity in India
 
India’s Household Consumption Expenditure Data
 
Lichens: Effective Tools for Environmental Monitoring
 
Pollinators and Their Importance
 
Placers: A Comprehensive Understanding
 
Rare Earth Elements Mining in India
 
ISRO’s PAPA: A Milestone in Understanding Solar Phenomena