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Celebrating the unity in the diverse culture of India – Punjab & Odisha

Namita Panda, The Telegraph, Tuesday , May 26 , 2015 | To read the full article, click here >> Puri, May 25: The annual folk fair celebrating the tribal culture of the country and the rural heritage of different states has … Continue reading

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A call to end the enslavement of India’s rural peasantry: Tagore’s rebellion against the zamindari system continues to be relevant – Global Slavery Index

For updates on modern India’s ranking among 167 countries investigated and the response by the Indian government, please view the Global Slavery Index here:  www.globalslaveryindex.org/findings >> A tainted tradition [i.e. “patronage” by zamindars] by RAKSHA KUMAR, The Hindu, March 24, 2013 RAKSHA KUMAR visits Natpurwa, a … Continue reading

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