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Teaching Santal children by Boro Baski

Since the inceptions of our organization we have been working towards striking a balance between our traditional way of life and modernity. The transition to a modern life should be gradual and not stressful, and allow us to keep rooted … Continue reading

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On the experience of translating Rabindranath Tagore’s Raktakarabi into Santali: Lecture by Boro Baski – West Bengal

The main aspects of the lecture held on 23rd February, 2013 What are practical problems I faced while translating the play, for instances Bengali terms, thoughts, feeling etc. Tagore’s play ‘Raktakarabi’ which was written almost 90 years ago and still relevant with modern time, why is … Continue reading

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The Santals by Boro Baski

Santals are the largest homogeneous tribal community in Eastern India. In the 1991 census, more than 5.2 million Santals were counted. People of this ethnic group are also found in neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. Santals have an … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A cause for celebration: The “Village Gold” bio-product shop supported by the Bose Institute’s ST-Bio-Technology Programme – West Bengal

The inauguration of our “Village Gold” bio-product shop took place on 6th February, 2016 in the presence of several dignitaries including Mr. Olaf Iversen (Consul General, Federal Republic of Germany, Kolkata), Mr. Suban Roy Chowdhury and Prof. Gautam Chakraborty (Bose Institute, … Continue reading

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Bringing indigenous knowledge systems into a “pedagogy of the collective”: Kora, Munda, Oraon, Mahli and Santal communities’ egalitarian value system is a source of strength – West Bengal

Adivasi learner and ‘pass-fail’ policy by Dr. Boro BaskiEnglish translation by Prof. Sudipto Mukhopadhyay Lately the West Bengal Government has scrapped the no-detention policy and brings back the “pass-fail” system. One gets a second chance in Class five and eight … Continue reading

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