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Living conditions of tribal communities – 2011 Kerala survey

The Hindu, Thrissur, December 1, 2011 About 49 per cent tribal houses in the State do not have toilets. As many as 24,289 families do not hold ration cards. Hundreds of graduates and post graduates among the tribal communities are job … Continue reading

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Tribal Children’s Right to Education in India: Proclamations on child rights

Author: Mehendale, Archana,  Bangalore 2003, Child Rights International Network: www.crin.org | Download this document >> Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child For the Day of General Discussion on “Isolated Communities and Ignored Claims: Tribal Children’s Right to Education in … Continue reading

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Languages, traditions and culture of tribals to be protected: New dictionaries of unique tribal languages – Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute

Times of India, Dec 3, 2014 MYSURU: For the first time, Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute (KSTRI) has come up with a novel initiative to preserve languages of tribals in the state. KSTRI is gearing to launch dictionaries of tribal … Continue reading

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Constitutional obligations towards communities “suffering from extreme social, educational and economic backwardness” and “untouchability” – Government of India

Welcome to NCST – National Commission for Scheduled Tribes The framers of the Constitution took note of the fact that certain communities in the country were suffering from extreme social, educational and economic backwardness arising out of age-old practice of untouchability … Continue reading

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Tip | Photo essay: The lives of the unseen, unheard men and women who build the cities we inhabit – Scroll.in

The most iconic image of India’s fight for freedom is the Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi. The frail, yet tightly-knotted musculature of the Mahatma, with a band of men and women following in his wake, is entrenched in the … Continue reading

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