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Unicef packages: tribal languages as the medium of instruction for children – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta 3 March 2012 At a time when the state is red-faced about rural primary schoolchildren clueless in class, Unicef (Jharkhand) has embarked upon a pioneering project of preparing textbooks in tribal and regional languages … Continue reading

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Nagpuri harvest songs and instrumental music – Jharkhand

The men of the Nagpuri community and Southern cultures perform the Mardani Jhumur dance after the harvest. The musical accompaniments include the Shenai, Dhol, Kara, Nakara, Jhanj and Kartal. Like the Paika Dance, the Mardana Jhumur Dance is also a … Continue reading

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Santhal and Nagpuri songs and dances – Jharkhand

The Santhal and Nagpuri communities mainly perform the Jhumur songs and dances of Jharkhand. The Jenana Jhumur Dance is a traditional dance of the women of the Jharkhand region performed mainly during the period of cultivation in the rainy season. … Continue reading

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