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The “Dungari mata” sacred grove maintained by Bhil and Bhilala communities: A custom that helps to preserve medicinal plants in the face of environmental degradation – Madhya Pradesh

Inventory of ethnobotanicals and other systematic procedures for regional conservation of medicinal and sacred plants Author: Vijay V Wagh Affiliation: Plant Diversity, Systematics and Herbarium Division, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226 001, India; Ashok K … Continue reading

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The uniqueness of Pithora art and the jewellery: Creative expressions of Bhil and Bhilala communities – Madhya Pradesh

Be it the depiction of countryside, weddings, festivals or celebrations – Pithora art, made by tribals of Aadharkaanch in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh, celebrates different realities of rural living. The paintings are usually canvased on cloth, paper, card boards and … Continue reading

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Members of Bhil and Bhilala tribal communities transcend boundaries between cultures and occupations: The art of ‘Adivasi Gudiya Hastashilp’ (doll making) – Gujarat & Rajasthan

Written by Swasti Pachauri , Edited by Parmita Uniyal | Madhya Pradesh | Posted: June 4, 2014 2:12 pm | Read the full story and view more images in large size here >> Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh is defined by … Continue reading

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Residential schools: Government plans for preserving art and culture in regions with tribals majority

The name of legendary tribal archer Ekalavya will soon become synonymous with residential schools in each block of the country where tribals constitute a majority of the population. This was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his – Budget … Continue reading

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“Pithora paintings are soaked with religious and cultural significance”: Acclaim for Padma Shri Artist Bhuri Bai – Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh-based Bhuri Bai has experienced acute poverty first hand and has also worked as a child labourer just to be able to afford one square meal. When she was 10, her house was burnt down in a fire, so … Continue reading

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