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Bastar Dasara in Jagdalpur (July – October): Ancient customs and modernity – Chhattishgarh

In the heart of Bastar, where the beauty of the jungle holds sway, is a Dasara celebration unchanged by the passage of time | Read the full story and view more photos here >> She’s attired in a shocking pink sari tied till … Continue reading

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Exceptionally beautiful performance by Bastar music and dance band – Chhattisgarh

Watch a Video >> Lively: Bastar Band from Chhattisgarh Bastar Band, a music and dance band from Bastar, Chhattisgarh, which was formed two years back aims at taking different tribal dance forms and music to the doorsteps of the urban folk. … Continue reading

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Learn more about tribal communities in Bastar

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Heralding social and economic actions: Hunting and food gathering in Durwa culture – Bastar

“Just as hunting is also about territory, the actions of food gathering links Durwa culture to language and metaphor to perceptions in ecology, and gives it a unique vantage from which to view a forest based lifestyle.” | Read the … Continue reading

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Conserving the forest, medicinal plants, woods and wildlife of Bastar: Customs that reflect religious sentiments while achieving more – Chhattisgarh

Rashmi Drolia, TNN | Jun 4, 2014, | To read the full story, click here>> RAIPUR: For tribals residing around Boma hill in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district in Bastar, it’s sin to climb or step up on this hill and doing so costs … Continue reading

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