Tag: Tribals

Where abusing Gods is the way of worship
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Where abusing Gods is the way of worship

May 27, 2022

Annual Kunde Habba concludes with bawdy abuses in tribal belts of Kodagu, Hunsur Gonikoppa: Yesterday, the fourth Thursday of May saw the culmination of ‘Kunde Habba’ in parts of tribal-dominated South Kodagu, Hunsur and Hanagodu that borders Nagarahole Tiger Reserve. It is a peculiar festival where choicest abuses are hurled against the Tribal Gods Ayyappa…

Decades after being displaced, tribals want to go back to forests
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Decades after being displaced, tribals want to go back to forests

May 10, 2022

Hundreds of men, women and children stage overnight protest on Mysuru-Kodagu border Hanagod: Hundreds of tribal families which were relocated from Nagarahole Tiger Reserve years ago after the implementation of Wildlife Act 1972 and after the Project Tiger was introduced, are yet to be rehabilitated fully and they want to go back to the forests,…

Trust demands fair probe
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Trust demands fair probe

December 3, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Alleging that the Forest staff had opened fire on Jenu Kuruba tribal youth Basappa, Green India Trust Project Director Dr. Mahendra Kumar has urged the Police to register an FIR and conduct a thorough probe. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakarthara Bhavan here yesterday, Dr. Mahendra Kumar said that after opening fire on Basava,…

Tiger that had killed tribal youth found dead
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Tiger that had killed tribal youth found dead

September 23, 2021

Hunsur: A tiger, which had killed a tribal youth at Ayyanakere Tribal Hamlet near Veeranahosahalli in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve Forest on Sept. 8 morning, has been found dead on Sept. 17. Addressing media persons at his office in Hunsur on Tuesday, Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) Satish said that the experts of Tiger Cell constituted…

Nagarahole tribals refuse to resettle outside hamlets
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Nagarahole tribals refuse to resettle outside hamlets

September 8, 2021

Seeing plight of those who have moved out of forest, families shy away to relocate Hanagodu: While the Forest Department is spending crores of rupees every year to maintain the flora and fauna in Reserve Forests and Tiger Reserves in order to rake in the moolah through boosting safari, creating protected areas and attracting tourism,…

Grocery kits distributed to tribal hamlets at Nagarahole National Park
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Grocery kits distributed to tribal hamlets at Nagarahole National Park

June 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: GlobalKulture distributed over 300 grocery kits to tribal hamlets in and around Nagarahole National Park recently. The kits were distributed among the Kolavige, Kappana and Katte tribal hamlets by the volunteers, who also distributed face masks to the tribals to safeguard themselves from contracting the virus. In a bid to expand this outreach effort,…

IEC team convinces tribals to get jabs
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IEC team convinces tribals to get jabs

June 16, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Despite reports that tribals and a significant rural population are displaying vaccine hesitancy and opposing COVID tests, the IEC (Information, Education, Communication) team of the Health and Family Welfare Department has succeeded in convincing them to get jabs for their own health, safety and well-being. Most of the tribal and…

Trust donates grocery kits  to tribals in distress
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Trust donates grocery kits to tribals in distress

June 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Following a news item titled ‘Tribals fight for livelihood in Corona-free Muthathi village’ published in SOM dated May 24 (Page-4) which threw light on the woes of around 150 tribal families living in Muthathi forest area of Malvalli taluk in Mandya district due to COVID crisis, Sri Jana Jagarana Trust has lent its helping…

Tribals fight for livelihood in Corona-free Muthathi village
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Tribals fight for livelihood in Corona-free Muthathi village

May 24, 2021

By M.K. Mohanraj Mandya: As the State reels under the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic, around 150 tribal families in Muthathi forest area of Malvalli taluk in Mandya district are in deep distress. Even as many villages in the district are gripped by the deadly pandemic, the remote village of Muthathi near Halagur in Malavalli taluk has…

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