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

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The Tribes - So-Called - of Gujarat

If social scientists are surprised or puzzled by the participation of tribal people in the communal riots and in voting for the BJP in Gujarat, they have to blame themselves. They have carried in their mind stereotypes about tribal society and failed to conduct intensive and fundamental field research on tribal society for a long time. Some of them have not even read relevant available literature.

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