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Poverty and Deprivation among the Katkari

This article examines evidence for poverty and deprivation amongst the Katkaris, a Scheduled Tribe, in hamlets in Jahwar and Mokhada talukas of Palghar district, Maharashtra. It analyses how Katkaris are trapped in a vicious cycle of social, educational, and economic backwardness.


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This article is based upon an unpublished background note submitted for the Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012 (Government of Maharashtra 2014).

The author gratefully acknowledges comments and suggestions from an annonymous referee. 

Updated On : 7th Apr, 2017


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