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Status of Denotified Tribes

Empirical Evidence from Undivided Andhra Pradesh

Vijay Korra (vijaykorra@gmail.com) is at the Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad.

A study on the socio-economic and educational status of denotified tribes reveals that members of these tribes are plagued by chronic poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, health complications, and substandard living conditions, apart from the label of ex-criminals. They face an identity crisis in the absence of statutory documents and therefore, need special policies for their welfare and upliftment.

Updated On : 13th Sep, 2017

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