Indigenous Culture

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People in Bastar rallying for a Railway line in the Region 

 
/ May 13, 2022

They have been demanding a railway line for passengers for the last 50 years. The Bastar Chambers of Commerce and Industries are also a part of this agitation, together with various local organisations and citizens.

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Shigmotsav, a traditional art and dance festival of Goa

 
/ May 6, 2022

Before the arrival of Summer (February/March), and after the Maha Shivaratri festival, these communities migrate to the hills, to the places that they left earlier for better livelihood options.

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Why Is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) Failing?

 
/ April 18, 2022

Goreti Kujur, a video journalist for Video Volunteers from Jharkhand, is quite popular in her neighborhood. The villagers, especially women, approach her when they have issues with availing government schemes.

Tribals from Madhya Pradesh Forcefully Evicted

 
/ December 1, 2021

54 families, who have been living in forests for generations, were forcefully removed overnight.

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A Peek Into the Life and Culture of Kashmir’s Gurez Valley

 
/ July 24, 2020

If Jammu and Kashmir is remote and disconnected, wait till you read about Kashmir's Gurez valley.

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A Dowry-Free Community in a Country of Dowry Deaths

 
/ July 25, 2018

The Baiga community, like many Adivasi communities, does not follow the patriarchal dowry system, setting an example in a country where women are killed for dowry every day.

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Can a Thread Tie Modernisation and Tradition Together?

 
/ May 25, 2018

As more and more communities become ‘modern’, a civilisation as old as India runs the risk of losing its age-old cultures. Is there a way for societies to progress without getting stuck in the past?

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Green College: Education with a Purpose

 
/ January 2, 2018

The Green College in Odisha is leading by example in the field of rural innovation and sustainable livelihoods.