ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Kol Tribal Labourers: Breaking the Shackles

The kol tribals of Shankargarh have been working in bondage for generations, first to the princely state than to new entrepreneurs including the erstwhile ruler and owners of silica stone and sand quarries. Their struggle for liberation, although supported by sensitive bureaucrats and NGOs, is consistently stalled by the state and its political leaders.
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