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Learn more about tribal communities in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government has recently embarked upon a scheme to take the unique culture of its ethnic Tharu tribe across the world. The intention is to put Tharu villages on the tourism map, and to create jobs and bring … Continue reading

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India’s most populous state with a small tribal population: Five communities in their original environment surviving the ravages of time – Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of the country but has a small tribal population. They constitute the weakest section of the society and form distinct ethnic groups which have preserved their own separate culture identities in their original … Continue reading

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Genetic relationships among some tribal groups inhabiting the north-eastern, eastern and sub-Himalayan regions of India

Ann Hum Genet. 2002 Nov ;66 (Pt 5-6):361-8 12516613  Cit:6 Genetic relationships among some tribal groups inhabiting the north-eastern, eastern and sub-Himalayan regions of India. [My paper] C S Chakrabarti, M Roy, N K Sengupta, R Lalthantluanga, P P Majumder … Continue reading

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