ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Jharkhand: Life and Livelihood in Santal Parganas

The formation of Jharkhand state came after decades of collective struggle around issues of tribal identity, socio-economic exploitation and land alienation. Unfortunately the Vision 2010 document for the state outlining a policy focusing on commercialisation, export orientation and market development in agriculture and industry, has meant that acquisition of land has become a priority state concern with little effort being made to prevent tribal land alienation or ensure food security in the state.

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