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Historical Leadership in Palestine

"rulers within their states and as Indians within a British Indian Empire" were burdens, K S Singh's essay, The Freedom Movement and Tribal Sub-Movements: 1920-47', examines some aspects of the tribal movements in India. These movements were not politically activis- ed on a broad basis for bringing tribal people into the mainstream of the nationalist movement. The tribals who responded to the nationalist movement were the Santals, the Oraons, the Bhils and the Gonds. In several places they agitated against feudal imposts and led agrarian struggles. They resisted restrictions on their traditional rights to take fuel and fodder from the forests. Though they participated in the nationalist movements, "the process of integration, however, did not extend to the national level", P C Joshi, in his 'Economic Background of Communalism In India

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