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First History Lessons: The Languages of Our Country
The second book of the series talks about the complex history of citizenship in post-colonial India, how the Partition shapes the citizenship question, the Citizenship Act amendments, the reason and consequences of NRC in Assam, and the CAA movement across the country.
The book's authors are Debarati Bagchi, Anwesha Sengupta, and Tista Das. Wasim Helal designed the cover, map and books, and the illustrations were done by Ranjit Chitrakar and Sirajuddaula Chitrakar, two patachitra artists. The books were written in Bangla and translated into English by Arunava Sinha and Assamese by Arup Kalita.