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

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GUJARAT-Police Terror in a Tribal Village

GUJARAT Police Terror in a Tribal Village ON the 10th of September, 1980 a 65- year old woman by name Kenaben Fulji died in Javli, a tribal village in Gujarat touching the border of Maharashtra. In the 5,000 strong village there was no man to cany the corpse to tin; cremation ground. The menfolk had fled for their lives from the village, The women of the village waited and waited for them to return. No one returned on the 11th and 12th. So, the women had to carry the bier on the 12th evening to the cremation ground and perform the last rites in the absence of adult males in the village. What forced the menfolk to flee the village?

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