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Bureaucracy and Border Control: Crime, Police Reform and National Security in Kutch, 1948–52

Farhana Ibrahim
Economic & Political Weekly

Studies on militarisation and borders in South Asia have often remained focused on zones of spectacular conflict such as Kashmir, or Punjab during the partition. This article tracks the production of a discourse on borders by those charged with border security such as the police and other senior bureaucracy in the decades following the partition.