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

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Communalisation of Tribals in South Gujarat

South Gujarat COMMUNALISM and communal violence was basically an urban phenomenon. But in the wake of Ayodhya incident its spread has not spared the villages, and even more significantly, the tribal areas of Gujarat The tribals in Gujarat constitute 14 per cent of the total state population, concentrated mostly in the highlands covering the eastern border of the state. There are 31 officially recognised scheduled tribes in Gujarat. Numerically Bhils, Dublas, Dhodias, Chodhras, Naikas and Gamits are major tribes of Gujarat.

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