ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Forests and the Palaces

Villages in the Jangalmahal region of West Bengal show a stark picture of extreme poverty and dispossession among the adivasis. The state is absent in providing livelihoods and basic rights but ever present in its armed avatar of policemen and security forces. A diary of a day-long visit gives glimpses of how an alienated people struggle to survive.

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