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The nomadic Romany (gypsy) tribe: Credited with amazing contributions to the music and dance of many countries from antiquity to the present – Sind & Punjab

The Times of India, Life, May 14, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> Many of the modern day gypsies can be traced back to the nomadic tribe called Roma. In Europe, they were referred to as the goddess-worshippers. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the unity in the diverse culture of India – Punjab & Odisha

Namita Panda, The Telegraph, Tuesday , May 26 , 2015 | To read the full article, click here >> Puri, May 25: The annual folk fair celebrating the tribal culture of the country and the rural heritage of different states has … Continue reading

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Dealing with challenges for Adivasis in states having widely different human development indicators: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha & West Bengal

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed how rooted structural imbalances are between rural and urban, male and female, rich and poor, even in the digital world. | Read the full report in Scroll.in >> […] While 66% of India’s population lives … Continue reading

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Call Shakti Vahini or the national helpline Childline to report human trafficking of tribal girls and women

The demand for live-in maids in big cities is rising, and feeding on this vast market are numerous, obscure placement agencies that lure vulnerable girls from villages with false promise of a good job in the city. People near you … Continue reading

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Tip | How many ‘Scheduled Tribes’ are there in India? And what distinguishes them from other communities? (‘tribal’ or otherwise) – Information provided by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

How many Scheduled Tribes have been identified so far? There are over 700 tribes (with overlapping communities in more than one State) which have been notified under Article 342 of the Constitution of India, spread over different States and Union … Continue reading

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