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

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State, Society and Natural Resources in Himalaya-Dynamics of change in colonial and post-colonial Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, which lies in the Himalayan heartland is victim of over-exploitation of its natural resources and of development resulting in socio-economic dislocation, Uttarakhand has witnessed alienation of the village people, increasing workload on women, and cultural encroachment endangering the folk heritage and indigenous lifestyle under colonial and post-colonial systems.

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