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The Bhils, a proud and ancient ethnic group: On the descendants of some of the original inhabitants of India – Madhya Pradesh

The Bhil tribe is a proud and ancient ethnic group inhabiting the Western part of Central India with the highest concentration in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh State. | Read more >> The western region is home to a wide … Continue reading

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Education and health care for Bhil communities affected by drought, debt, illiteracy and early marriage: A school mobilizes teachers and experts from medical and engineering fields – Maharashtra

Ranjana Diggikar, Times of India, Nov 7, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> AURANGABAD: In a bid to reach out to tribal children in the region, some community organizations and NGOs started Bal Anand Jeevan Shala (BAJS) last month, … Continue reading

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Video | “The Vibrant Bhils”: Tradition and change in one of India’s most ancient tribal communities – Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan & Maharashtra

A film directed by Raj Bendre and sponsored by the Madhya Pradesh State Planning Commission | Published on Feb 14, 2014 The Bhils mainly inhabit the western region of Madhya Pradesh besides the adjoining states Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra. They are perhaps the … Continue reading

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Memories of life in a remote Bhil hamlet on the Narmada river: “Poor but not impoverished” – Maharashtra

Narmada Basin Map © Narmada Control Authority | For full size, click here >> The Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has been setup under the final orders and decision of the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) as a machinery for implementation of its … Continue reading

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Gond art and its counterparts in India and Australia: Comparing the works of Bhil, Gond and Rathwa tribal artists – Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat

Brinda Suri, Deccan Herald, Oct 19, 2014 | To read the full article, click here >> One of the most primitive art forms in India, Bhil paintings have gained global acclaim. Brinda Suri speaks to Bhil artists and patrons about the … Continue reading

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