Search Results for: Manipur

School enrolment and literacy: State priorities towards education under colonial rule and since India’s independence – Gujarat, Jharkhand, Manipur, Rajasthan & West Bengal

Vivek Menezes, Times of India, 20 January 2019 Why does China soar where India continues to struggle? The most basic reason is state priorities towards education. | Read the full report here >> As of 1947, the literacy rate in … Continue reading

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A tribal martial art valued for helping actors and patients to “make connections between the body and mind”: Seraikela Chhau – West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand & Manipur

Photo Essay | Behind the maskPrachi Jawadekar Wagh, Livemint.com, 23 August 2013 Though popular in Orissa, West Bengal and Jharkhand, Chhau is yet to be embraced and acknowledged in the rest of the country | To view more photos and … Continue reading

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Plan your own musical journey around the “Seven Sister States” – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland & Tripura

Start your musical journey by watching a beautiful video taken in Shillong (Meghalaya). Then discover which other forms of music and dance are being practiced by the tribal communities of the “Seven Sister States” today. Khasi music revival – the stories of two young duitara players from … Continue reading

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Reviving tattoos: An integral way of life for ages – Manipur

Indian Express, Guwahati, Thu Jan 03 2013 Tattooing the face, maybe a style fad today, but for certain tribal and indigenous people in the far North East of the country, such tattoos have been a integral way of life for … Continue reading

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An indigenous film industry for large indigenous populations: ‘Jhollywood’ tells the stories of modern Adivasis in Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam & Manipur

Jhollywood is calling Tehelka Magazine, Vol 7, Issue 26, Dated July 3, 2010 Forget the faux tribals grunting in Raavan. Jharkhand has its own film industry, made by Adivasi filmmakers for Adivasi viewers, says G VISHNUIS BEERA Formula for a … Continue reading

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