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

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The Great Migration of 1971-III

This is an exploratory study of the evacuees who left East Bengal after the imposition of martial law on March 25, 1971, and sought refuge in India. According to official statistics, by the second week of December 1971 about 6.8 million evacuees had been housed in camps and another 3.1 million were staying with friends and relatives. As many as 827 state camps and 19 Central camps accommodated one of the largest migrant movements in history.

The Great Migration of 1971-II

This is an exploratory study of the evacuees who left East Bengal after the imposition of martial law on March 25, 1971, and sought refuge in India. According to official statistics, by the second week of December 1971 about 6.8 million evacuees had been housed in camps and another 3.1 million were staying with friends and relatives. As many as 827 state camps and 19 Central camps accommodated one of the largest migrant movements in history:

Some Observations on Participant Observation

The broad objective of this paper is to work on the framework provided by Andre Beteille ("The some of the implications of the use of the participant observation technique in the village context in India.
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