Therefore, the government amended the state's two important and longstanding Tenancy Acts, the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act, (CNT 1908) and Santal
Parganas Tenancy Act, SPTA 1949 on Wednesday, Nov.
Medicinal plants and formulations used by the Soren clan of the Santal
tribe in Rajshahi district, Bangladesh for treatment of various ailments.
are one of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable indigenous communities in Bangladesh.
13] Minimum dietary diversity among santals
was found in only 30.
To illustrate and clarify this argument, I shall present some performative aspects of two types of possession, connected with healing powers among the Santals
in Bengal and among the Tulus of South Kanara.
In one of his letters written to Pearson (1922), he referred to the santal
(4) women who lived near Santiniketan as the ideal of physical life.
Jain shows two traditional scrolls from the Santal
tribe spread in parts of central and eastern India to illustrate his point.
The language of the Santals
is Santali, a member of the Munda family of languages.
Although there is no consensus among either scholars or the Santals
themselves about their original habitat, by the mid-eighteenth century large numbers of Santals
were found in the Chotanagpur tribal belt in central India, who eventually migrated to the Rajmahal hills in the Indian state of Bihar.
24) Bhattacharyya seems to have used the Santals
as a reference point because they are important in the literary imagination of modern Bengal.
Bodding, P O (1942) Traditions and Institutions of the Santals
, Translated from the Santal
: Skrefsrud, L O.
A legal activist working on issues related to disadvantaged and displaced people, Dhagamwar explores how tribal people in her native India view government authorities, focusing on the Bhils in Maharashtra, and the Santals
and Pahadiyas in what became the state of Jharkhand in 2000.