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National Seminar on Indigenous Rights and Social Justice

 

A national Seminar on Indigenous Rights and Social Justice: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Indian Tribes was organized by Department of Anthropology, Ranchi University, and Indian Anthropological Association (IAA) on 18-19th November 2005 at Ranchi University, Ranchi to commemorate the 75th Birth anniversary of eminent anthropologist and ex. President of IAA Late Professor L.P. Vidyarthi. This seminar dwelled on various dimensions of tribal development programmes, reasons for their failure, issues of tribal rights and unrest historically and in contemporary context.

Governor of Jharkhand Sri Sibtey Razi inaugurated the seminar and valedictory function was presided by state minister of Education Sri Pradeep Yadav. Large number of anthropologists and other social scientists and students actively participated in the seminar. The seminar concluded with a number of resolutions for protection of tribal rights in water, land, forest and common resources to be passed on to the policy makers.

 

    

 

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