CONTENTS:- 1. Middle class/Ghanshyam Shah. 2. The rise of middle classes in modern Manipur/Gangmumei Kamei. 3. Emergence of the tribal middle classes in Manipur: the colonial and post colonial period/Lal Dena. 4. The emergence of the middle classes in the politics of Manipur/Joykumar Singh. 5. The changing nature and role of middle class in Manipur/Kshetri Bimola. 6. Middle class politics in post colonial Manipur 1950-1972/N. Lokendra Singh. 7. Middle class in Manipur/M.C. Arunkumar. 8. The mind of the middle class and modern Manipur literature in post colonial period/Nongthombam Jiten.