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

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Santhal Bataidars in Purnia District-Ecological Evolution of Sharecropping System

Santhal Bataidars in Purnia District Ecological Evolution of Sharecropping System Christopher U Hill The Kosi river has for long been known in Bihar as 'the river of sorrow'. The legacy of the colonial diara revenue policy in the form of continuing oppression and agrarian strife has made this title all the more apt, not only in an environmental context but in economic, agrarian and social terms as well.

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