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Sanghi agenda: Religious polarisation among Adivasi communities

  Chhotelal Kumar The Adivasi is frequently mistaken as a “noble savage” who leads a primitive lifestyle. His social and cultural traditions are perceived as unsophisticated and based on superstitions. In central India, tribals have their own religions, the most notable of which is Sarna, followed by Adivasis of Chotanagpur, and Koyapun, followed by Gonds …

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Jharkhand: The Curse of Development and Displacement

tabrez and afroz

  Dr. Md Afroz & Md Tabrez   Introduction The formation of Jharkhand on the pretext of development and change in the life of local people was actually a political gimmick to encash the euphoric regional sentiments for power. The ruling national parties used to retreat in policy matters that threatens their political stability in …

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Necessity of representation: a Tribal woman vice chancellor in India

swapnil dhanraj

Swapnil Dhanraj When was the last time India celebrated a success story of a woman coming from a Tribal community in Indian academia? If we think about the manner in which Indian education system has dealt with the issues of Dalits, Tribals and other marginalised communities, it appears that those issues have been represented and …

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Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), and the Tribal Community (Adivasi)

jawar bheel

  Jawar Bheel Students’ protests have rocked the country since the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB). CAB has already become Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Also, on November 20th, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah had made a statement in the Parliament that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would be prepared for every state in …

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The Curious Case of Tabrez Ansari

kunhu

  Bobby Kunhu The police have unilaterally decided to dilute the case against the accused in the Tabrez Ansari lynching case from murder to culpable homicide not amounting to murder, thereby reducing the gravity and culpability of the offence. According to Karthik. S, the Superintendent of Police, Saraikela, Jharkand, this was ostensibly done because the …

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Bride Buying in Haryana – A Case Study

krishna gupta

Krishna Gupta  In places like Ferozpur Namak Village in Nuh Tehsil (Haryana) where this case study was conducted, it is impossible to find a local mate for each man with the kind of skewed sex ratios prevalent. Decades of unchecked sex-selective abortions have made the once fertile state of Haryana suffer a drought of brides, …

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Patthalgadi: Completely constitutional, yet goes beyond the constitution

subodh kunwer

  Subodh Kunwer When Enactment of a Tradition is met with Guns: Adivasi Demand for Constitutional Rights & Self-Rule On July 27, 2018, once again without engaging in any dialogue and discussion, the Raghubar Das government in Jharkhand has been unleashing force and violence on adivasi people under the pretext of repressing the ‘anti-national’ patthalgadi …