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How Meos Shape Their Identity

The Meos, a Muslim-Rajput tribe staying around Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, have a rich oral tradition and have several popular tales sung to this day. This article explores how these stories contribute to the formation of the Meo identity through the prevalent folklore within this community.

'Poverty' of South Asian Vernacular Modernities

Language Politics, Elites and the Public Sphere: Western India Under Colonialism by Veena Naregal; Permanent Black, 2001; pp xi + 300, Rs 575

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