Department of Political Science

Ramesh Dural

Dr. Ramesh Dural

M.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Life Member- West Bengal Political Science Association.

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+91- 09832584724
Department of Political Science, University of North Bengal, P.O.-NBU, Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin-734013, India.

Subject Specialization: Public Administration, Indian Government and Politics.

Areas of Research Interest: Social Movements, Identity Politics, Gender Studies, Media and Politics.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: 05

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: 02.

No. of Publications:        (a) Journal(s) : 03

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Projects: (a) Completed:  01                 (b) Ongoing: Nil

Selective List of Publications:

  1. Interrogating Reservation Based Empowerment of Women: A study in the context of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Municipal Administration in Darjeeling Hills, Journal of Political Studies, Dept. of Political Science, NBU Vol. 3, 2009.
  2. Leadership and the Contours of Protest: Contextualizing the Leadership the Leadership Roles in the Gorkhaland Movement in Darjeeling Hills (Paper Accepted for publication in Journal of Political Studies, Dept. of Political Science, NBU Vol. 10.
  3. “Interrogating Gender (In) Equality and Empowerment:  A Study of Marginalisation of Women in Public Sphere” (Paper Accepted for publication in D.P.Chettri’s ed vol. Negotiating Spaces: Gender, Power Relations and Democracy in South Asia.