by on September 21, 2019
A brief History? Formed in 2008, by a single person 2009- The core team expanded into 4 members 2016- Went offline (due to financial strain) September 2019- Relaunched with own costs. (A small crowdsourcing campaign is ongoing- if you want to be part of it or contribute then write to manoranjan.pegu@gmail.com)  So in that sense, we call this version, MO-2.0 .  What is this site about? The idea behind formation of the misingonline.com (called MO in short) is to to provide a...
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by on September 22, 2019
While this might not give the whole picture but the picture attached here is a page from the book 'Topography of Assam' wrote by John M Cosh as early as 1837.  Do you agree with the description? Lets have a debate 
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by on October 19, 2019
Let me start with a disclaimer. This is not an academic piece, but a blog based on lived experiences of me and my relatives. I do intend to dig deeper and write a more detailed piece later but that shall have to wait for now.  Today, I woke up to a news, a Facebook post from a Mising man in Dhakuakhana, sent to me by a friend in WhatsApp. The post highlighted that one of his cousin sisters had earlier been married to a Nyishi Man, as his third wife, but has been divorced by the man and has be...
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by on October 2, 2019
The Mising community of Assam celebrates it's Agom Longe’ (Language Day) on 30th october every year. It was on this day in 1985, that the Mising language was first recognized by the Assam government. The recognition came after a long struggle and ended with the signing of a memorandum with the govt. of Assam that allowed Mising language to be taught in primary schools, particularly in the Mising dominated areas. Prior to that a new organization was formed named Agom miming kebang at the behest o...
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by on May 2, 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQpxuQDWe38   Bangalore is a major destination for migrant workers belonging to the Mising community. The Misings are the second largest tribe in Assam in northeast India. Today morning, I spoke to Ghanadhar Jimey, who is the vice president of the Mising society of Bangalore, who is actively engaged in distributing relief materials to the workers stranded in Bangalore. Key takeaways from the chat are:- About 2000 Migrant workers from the mising ...
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by on September 24, 2019
Recently, I saw a Facebook Update about some criminals getting apprehended by Assam Police. Among those arrested criminals, I saw a name Rakesh Pegu. I was really surpised to see a Mising name among criminals. Though I have seen Mising names in news papers among accused of being corrupt, but I have not seen many Mising names among criminals.  So, I asked around few known people and was informed that one Rahul Pegu is the pioneer in ATM lifting in Assam and North East Area! What  a shame. M...
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