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Changing Equations of Jharkhand Adivasi Politics

An analysis of the Jharkhand assembly elections held in 2014 helps us understand the discourse of Adivasi politics in the state and throws light on the assertions about the receding space for Adivasi politics and the declining significance of regional parties. Examining the verdict in 28 assembly constituencies reserved for Scheduled Tribes, this article argues that rather than losing their ground, Jharkhand-based parties have succeeded in consolidating their position in tribal-dominated areas.
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