FROM THE EDITORIAL DESK
On behalf of the Department of History, University of North Bengal, it is our privilege to present to the readers the Volume 13 (2020) of the Karatoya: North Bengal University Journal of History. The present volume has incorporated research papers covering a wide range of issues and from various sub-disciplines of History. The empirical works dealing with diverse spheres of the mother discipline, viz. nationalism, sub-nationalism, post-modernist views, sports history, women’s history, etc. have enriched its contents. The Volume 13 is being published after all the articles having been refereed, peer reviewed, and critically edited with the ISSN 2229-4880. The Karatoya: North Bengal University Journal of History is a UGC Approved Journal of Arts and Humanities with Serial No. 42512.
It is our solemn duty to express our deepest gratitude to our Honourable Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer for their generous concern on ‘Academic Endeavour’. We are also grateful to our colleagues of the Department of History for their warm encouragement and necessary cooperation for publishing this journal.
We are also thankful to all the contributors for providing valuable research papers. Finally, the officials and the staffs of the North Bengal University Press deserve heartiest thanks for their cooperation in printing the journal within limited span of time.
Sudash Lama, Ph.D. (Chief Editor)
Dipsikha Acharya, Ph.D. (Associate Editor)