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The Alluri Sitarama Raju Memorial Tribal Museum: Commemorating the leader of the Rampa Rebellion – Andhra Pradesh

The Hindu, Visakhapatnam, July 4, 2015 The sprawling Shilparamam Jatara at Madhurawada, which is slowly drawing tourists and visitors, has an added attraction from Friday — a diorama on the life of legendary freedom fighter and leader of tribal uprising in … Continue reading

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Mahasweta Devi: A model in which activism and writing can reflect upon each other

Mahasweta Devi was born in 1926 in the city of Dacca in East Bengal (modern day Bangladesh). As an adolescent, she and her family moved to West Bengal in India. Born into a literary family, Mahasweta Devi was also influenced … Continue reading

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Can Bollywood shatter India’s caste system? Treating delicate subjects with intelligence, sensitivity and creativity

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, New Internationalist, July 13, 2012 Recently, Aamir Khan – leading film star and household name all over the India where Bollywood reigns supreme – began a prime-time show tackling India’s most serious issues. And the whole country is … Continue reading

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Adivasi Cultural Mela in Bangalore – celebrating diversity of tribal culture in honour of Birsa Munda

The Hindu, Bangalore, November 16, 2011 The diversity of tribal culture in south India was on display at the Adivasi Cultural Mela held in the city on Tuesday, but so was the anger at their forcible eviction from forests they … Continue reading

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The framework for the governance of ‘Scheduled Areas introduced in 1935: Those regions inhabited predominantly by Adivasis (India’s Indigenous and ‘tribal’ peoples)

Abstract | To read the full paper (pp. 46), click here >> The Government of India Act was formalized in 1935 as a means of transferring administrative power from the British Raj to the Indian National Congress. It introduced a … Continue reading

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