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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…

A story of bulbul & camel
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A story of bulbul & camel

December 15, 2018

Howsoever fascinating, integrated and diverse may have been the life of nomadic populations, changes were bound to come. The following stories illustrate the same. By Prof. P.K. Misra Bulbul story A group of nomads was being repeatedly asked to settle down by welfare agents. In that context, they related the following story. A Raja went…

Nomads stage demonstration in protest against Police action
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Nomads stage demonstration in protest against Police action

November 14, 2017

Mysuru: Hundreds of residents of Ekalavyanagar, who are Nomads, staged a demonstration in front of Metagalli Police Station here last night in protest against the Police action of taking four nomads into custody on charges of building illegal huts on the Government land at Ekalavyanagar in the outskirts of the city. Following a compliant by…

Nomads take out rally demanding houses
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Nomads take out rally demanding houses

November 11, 2017

Mysuru: Alemari and Are Alemari (Nomads) tribes should fight for their rights to have their own sites and houses and the only way they can do it is to build houses on the 75-acre gomala land they have occupied in Ekalavya Nagar, said Progressive Thinker Pa. Mallesh. He was speaking at an event organised jointly…

Nomads arrive in city ahead of Dasara festivities
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Nomads arrive in city ahead of Dasara festivities

September 18, 2017

Mysuru: Among the many attractions that the city explodes to during Dasara, the countdown for which has begun, is the presence of the nomads with their colourful attire and the various items they peddle. The nomads from Jaipur in Rajasthan have come along with their children and grandchildren and camped near the Big Clock Tower…

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