Categories Anthropology II

II.9.1 Tribal Development- pre-independence and post independence approaches

Tribal Development Approach before Independence Tribal areas in India were the last part of the Indian Territory to come under the British Administration. The nature of the British Administration before the Revolt of 1857 was different from the nature after the Revolt. Before the Revolt, the administration was purely exploitative in nature. Tribal areas, due […]

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Categories Anthropology II

II.6 Role of Jawahar Lal Nehru in Tribal development

Post-independence, the foundation of the tribal policy was laid out by Jawaharlal Nehru. After independence, the circumstances in the tribal areas required his direct intervention and he was duty bound as the Prime Minister of the country. The secessionist movements in the north east draw his attention to the tribal issues in that area. It […]

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