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Korwa dialect on the verge of extinction – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta, Wednesday , March 28 , 2012 Vanishing dialect of a primitive tribe A study on tribal tongues, sponsored by Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)-Mysore and carried out by scholars and students of Ranchi University, has … Continue reading

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The last frontier of Firkal martial art of Chotanagpur area – Jharkhand

Shekher Phadnis, Maharaja Features, The Telegraph, 18 March 2012 No mention has been made of it in ancient treatises, history books, traveller’s account or even in archaelogical records. Older than Kalaripayattu, and even those martial art forms that trace its origins … Continue reading

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