In contemporary history of Assam, Parag Das is the most important thinker and activist who provided the ideological foundation for independent Assam. Parag Das provided a distinct ideological character to ULFA—without him, the understanding of the organisation would remain incomplete. Through ULFA, he wanted to actualise his dream of an independent Assam. In contemporary times, Parag Das is perhaps the most ardent critic of Delhibaad (Delhiism). It was Parag Das who, by his persuasive analysis in Boodhbar (a weekly Assamese paper which was most active in the early 1990s) and books like Swadhinotar Prastab (Proposal for Independence), Swadhin Asomor Arthanity (Economy of independent Assam), Rastradruhir Dinlipi (Diary of a State Rebel), Mok Swadhinota Lage (I Need Independence), Nisiddha ...
Parag Das: The Ideologue
Parag Das: The ideologue