Muslims in Assam: Challenges and Opportunities

A National Symposium

Guwahati, 16-17 january 2011

CDPS Director Mr Wasbir Hussain welcoming the participants
Sanjay Wadvani, British Deputy High Commissioner to Eastern India, addressing the Symposium
Dr Syeda Hameed, Scholar and Member, Planning Commission, delivering the Key Note address

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi addressing the symposium
CDPS president Mr Arun Sarma speaking in the inaugural session
Dr G B Panda, Adviser (Social Justice), Planning Commission addressing the symposium
Dr A C Bhagabati, Former VC, Arunachal University giving the chairperson's remarks
Mr Ismail Hossain, Writer and Researcher presenting his paper
Dr Anuradha Dutta, Former Professor, Peace Studies Chair, OKDISCD, Guwahati speaking

Dr Jayanta Madhab, Former Executive Director, Asian Development Bank speaking in the symposium
Dr Mahfuza Rahman from Cotton College, Guwahati presenting her paper
Participants interacting during a session
Dr Sarharuddin Ahmed, Director of Museums, Government of Assam presenting his paper
(from left) Dr ANS Ahmed, Prof., IIT, Guwahati, Mr Mahbubul Haque, Coordinator, NCMEI, Assam and Mr Abdul Qayyum Al-Aman, Deputy Director, Madrassa
Dr Monirul Hussain, HoD, Political Science & Sociology from Gauhati University speaking in the symposium

Dr ANS Ahmed, Prof., IIT making his presentation
Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, MP, President, AIUDF addressing a session
Justice I A Ansari from Gauhati High Court expressing his views

Policy On Peace Talks—A Round Table

Guwahati, 15 september 2010

Dr Udayon Misra, National Fellow of the Indian Council of Social Science Research, addressing the Round Table
ULFA leader Mrinal Hazarika putting forward his views
DHD leader Dilip Nunisa expressing his views

G M Srivastava, IPS (Retd.) addressing the Round Table
CDPS Director Wasbir Hussain addressing the Round Table
Dr Monirul Hussain, HoD, Political Science and Sociology, Gauhati University, releasing the book Peace Tools and Conflict Nuances in India’s Northeast