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Vanishing people, livelihood: Nomads on the Face  of Fading Tradition
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Vanishing people, livelihood: Nomads on the Face  of Fading Tradition

December 15, 2018

By P.K. Misra [Pics. courtesy: IGRMS- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalya] India is home to millions of nomads who belong to hundreds of distinctive groups. Unfortunately, most nomadic communities are witnessing a breakdown in traditional modes of living. Mysuru’s Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya is presently organising a year-long exhibition on ‘Nomads of India’ at…

IGRMS to showcase India’s lost Nomads
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IGRMS to showcase India’s lost Nomads

December 9, 2018

Mysuru:  Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Southern Regional Centre, Mysuru, is organising an exhibition on ‘Nomads of India’ at Wellington House, Irwin Road in city from Dec. 10. The exhibition will be inaugurated by Prof. P.K. Misra, Anthropologist and President of Anthropological Association, Mysore, in the presence of Prof. Sarit Kumar Chaudhuri, Director and…

Chhau Dance Mask on display at IGRMS
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Chhau Dance Mask on display at IGRMS

July 7, 2018

Chhau dance is one of the mask dances of India. It is also spelled as Chau or Chhau and is a semi-classical Indian dance with martial, tribal and folk origins with roots in the Eastern States of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha. It is found in three styles named after the location where they are…

Chilambu, male anklet from Kerala on display at IGRMS
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Chilambu, male anklet from Kerala on display at IGRMS

April 16, 2018

Mysuru: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Southern Regional Centre (SRC), Mysuru, has  displayed Chilambu, a ritual male anklet from Kerala, at the Wellington House, Irwin Road here in continuation of its Exhibit of the Month Series.  The expo, inaugurated by IGRMS Officer-In-Charge J. Vijay Mohan on Apr.11, will be open from 10 am to…

Reviving Tribal Medicinal Practices
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Reviving Tribal Medicinal Practices

December 12, 2017

The National Workshop on Tribal Healers and Exhibition of Tribal Medicines, being held at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) premises on Irwin Road, Mysuru, has several tribal healers from various States who aim to revive the traditional healing practices. The workshop focuses to document their methods and practices that will be studied for future…

West Bengal’s ‘Kolsi’ is IGRMS Exhibit of the Month
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West Bengal’s ‘Kolsi’ is IGRMS Exhibit of the Month

July 7, 2017

Mysuru: As part of its monthly exhibit, the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Southern Regional Centre, Irwin Road, Mysuru, has displayed ‘Kolsi’, a decorative ritual object from West Bengal. The exhibit was inaugurated yesterday and this object is popular among the folk community in West Bengal. Metal craft of West Bengal is well recognised…

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