A Cordon Sanitaire at the India-Bangladesh border

Edward Kieran Boyle, Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman

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This commentary considers the effects of COVID-19 on the borderland communities of Meghalaya, a hill state in Northeast India. Efforts to fence this border have failed to deter informal exchanges with Bangladeshi neighbours, but the national COVID-19 lockdown looks set to shift locals into relations of dependency on and within the nation’s borders, rather than across them.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29
Number of pages4
JournalBorders in Globalization Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 15 2020


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