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Ranchi University will have a department for each for all the nine languages – Jharkhand

The Times of India, Oct 7, 2013 RANCHI: Ranchi University may soon get separate departments each for all the nine languages being taught in the tribal regional language (TRL) department. This has been a longstanding demand and the proposal was approved … Continue reading

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Tip | Voices from the Periphery: A multidisciplinary book “reversing the gaze”: Questioning the fringes of India’s mainstream society

It is wrong and does not help the tribal cause either to reduce the image of the Indian tribal society to that of destitute remnants, on the verge of dying out. – Georg Pfeffer (Professor Emeritus at the Free University of … Continue reading

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