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II.6.3 Joint Forest Management and tribes- case studies

Forests have been the lifeline of indigenous people in India. However, the British government and, subsequently, the government of independent India have caused the severance of the people’s centuries old relationship with the forest. Deprived of the right of access to the forests and devoid of other means of livelihood, the people began to exploit […]

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II.7.2 Impact of modern democratic institutions on tribals- case studies

The People of India Project of Anthropological Survey of India discussing the Gond tribe found that The Statutory panchayats are elected bodies. These however have their activities limited to planning and implementation of welfare and developmental activities at village level. Apparently there is no clash between traditional Gond leadership and the statutory panchayat as yet […]

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II.9.1 Historical Perspectives of Tribal Plans

Previous Questions: Relevance of tribal Panchsheel today.(10Marks 2015) Recently NGO’s have been critiqued for interfering with developmental process in Tribal heartland. Critically comment. (20Marks 2015) Critically examine the role of NGOs in promoting health & Education in tribal areas.(15Marks 2014) Describe the history administration in the colonial period. (15Marks 2014) Critically evaluate the National Tribal […]

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II.8.2 Tribe and nation state — a comparative study of tribal communities in India and other countries.

Nation is a psycho – cultural notion and because of cultural sharing people behave as a group. Nation may or may not have boundaries. While state is a politico legal It has boundary. When the boundaries of a nation and state are same, it becomes nation state. Traditionally the basis of nation state was ethnicity […]

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