Know All About Tribes at The Click of a Mouse

Min­istry of tribal af­fairs to cre­ate on­line data­base which would doc­u­ment their life­style At present, 10 crore Sched­uled Tribes make up 8.6% of the coun­try’s pop­u­la­tion

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I will stop them. I’m not afraid of (BJP pres­i­dent) Amit Shah or (Prime Min­is­ter) Naren­dra Modiji or their strate­gies. The Congress’ re­vival will start from Kar­nataka. We will re­turn to power with a thump­ing ma­jor­ity.

BS Yed­dyu­rappa says Kar­nataka is the most cor­rupt state in the coun­try. Yed­dyu­rappa knows noth­ing but how to lie. He said three of my min­is­ters will go to jail. Did any­one do so? He said ₹ 65 crore had come straight to my house from the steel bridge project. Is there any truth in that? For some in­com­pre­hen­si­ble rea­son, Yed­dyu­rappa, poor fel­low, thinks he is al­ready the CM. Even dur­ing the by­polls in Nan­jan­gud and Gund­lu­pet, he said he would take out vic­tory ral­lies. We won both the seats, in the fourth year of my ten­ure. This shows there is no anti-in­cum­bency or anger against our gov­ern­ment.

CLEAN RECORD

them to­gether in one place as a data­base. A se­nior min­istry of­fi­cial said, “Just with a click you would know about dif­fer­ent tribes of In­dia and their dis­tin­guish­ing char­ac­ter­is­tics. We are also plan­ning to in­tro­duce an el­e­ment un­der which we The votes were due wouldto (former upload CM ar­chi­tec­ture­and other of back­ward castes’ their leader hutsS) Ban­garappa’sand one would sup­portbe able in 2004 and (for­merto take chief a min­is­ter vir­tual HD) tour of, say, a

San­thal hut.”the agree­ment to give But no party has won two polls in a row in the state Ku­maraswamy be­tray­ing

them power in 2008.At present,In 2014, they10 crore won Sched­uled­due to New since Delhi: 1985? How do the San­thals Tribes make up 8.6% of the

anti-in­cum­bency af­ter 10 years of UPA rule and live Does in that re­mote mean forestit can­not ar­eas? hap­pen?Do Elec­tions are coun­try’s pop­u­la­tion. How­ever, trib­alswon dueof Jharkhandto po­lit­i­cal de­vel­op­mentshave a spe­and in­ci­dents. be­cause peo­ple wanted de­spite a the change. large num­bers,Not be­cause there the cial We have broth ful­filledto cure all our anaemia? prom­ises and re­tained peo­ple sup­port the has BJP beenor Modi’sno at­tempt ide­ol­ogy.to docuWhat peo­ple’sis the con­fi­dence. dif­fer­ence We be­tween­will win again. That ide­ol­ogy, their ment plans their for uniquea Hindu life­styles.Rash­tra, “It Gond trib­als of Jhark­hand and Ram Mandir, Hin­dutva, would Ar­ti­clealso be 370.a ready­madeNone of them guide Gonds of Uttar Pradesh? These are new. They have for been re­search around schol­arss­ince 1950.to re­fer They to and What manyis your more strat­egy ques­tion­sto coun­ter­about the BJP? as we would in­clude a lot of sta

have never been able to get to power with­out the life­style,I will not liv­ing crit­i­cise con­di­tion­sor mock any­one­and else, though tis­tics,” said the of­fi­cial. Sources his­toric­they have facts un­leashed­about trib­alsa vol­ley are against me. I will sup­port of others in like the Janata min­istry Party. said af­ter the bein­gonly doc­u­ment­ed­lay our pro­grammesin the first and at­achieve­ments in launch of the data­base, it would tempt front to of the cre­ate peo­ple.a unique reperThe BJP un­der Naren­drabe up­dated Modi reg­u­larlyand Amit Shah withis in

It can also toire of Tribes of In­dia. seen to be as strong puts as from Congress an­thro­pol­o­gist­sun­der Indira? and

The min­istry of tribal af­fairs to Indira Gandhi had field pro-poor work­ers. poli­cies. Modi doesn’t. cre­ateWhat if an BJP on­line ap­plies databa­seits win­ning on UP strat­egy to The data­base fol­lows the cenbe a ready

The peo­ple have re­alised that Modi has just been Tribes Kar­nataka?of In­dia, which would tral gov­ern­ment’s at­tempt to

made guide doc­u­men­tThey are def­i­nite­lytheir evo­lu­tion, plan­ning place that. Their vis­taraks mak­ing empty prom­ises. doc­u­ment Nei­ther the has he liveskept the of in are his­tory,try­ing to con­tri­bu­tion­spread their com­mu­nalin ha­tred prom­ise of gen­er­at­ing Sched­uledtwo crore Tribes jobs anda year ded­i­catenor

for re­search schol­ars In­dia’s agenda. free­domWe are strug­gle,alert; our chang­party is alert; our given them ₹ 15 lakh mu­se­um­sin their bankto them. ac­counts. Last His year,

as it would in­clude es in life­style, eat­ing habits, arPrime helped Min­is­terthe poor, Naren­drathe farm­ers, Modithe

lead­er­ship is alert. This is the land of Basa­vanna. poli­cies have not chi­tec­ture of huts or semi-pucca com­mon man, the had youth, called the upon women, stat­es­the SC/STs.to trace houses, Peo­ple ed­u­ca­tion­have lived level,here from mor­ta­lages in peace with all sta­tis­tics, say of­fi­cials

The gau rak­sha poli­ci­es­the con­tri­bu­tion­will cause a bigof Sched­uled­back­lash ity com­mu­ni­ties.rate, tra­di­tion­alThey know art, BJP folkis a com­mu­nal party. Tribes in the free­dom strug­gle dancesThe UP and strat­egy other will an­thro­pologinot work here, be­cause our against his gov­ern­ment,of In­dia over and and build above mu­se­ums. cal peo­ple de­tails. will not al­low it. Re­search In­sti­tutes anti-in­cum­bency.(TRIs) Since Their pol­icy then, on states cat­tle have trade been­was

The data­base would in­clude spread across states. struck Though­down with work­ing neg­a­tive on com­ments sev­eral by pro­pos­als.Supreme rare pho­to­graphs and videos – TRIs have al­ways Court. held It the­se­has im­pacted This not on­line beef-eaters, data­base but would farm­er­salso

Kar­nataka voted for BJP in 2008. They were the run­ning in thou­sands – col­lect­pho­tographs, there and had leather­been no in­dus­try have work­ers.links to state mu­se­ums ed sin­glef r o largestm d i f par­tyf e r e in nt 2004.T r i b Theya l won at­tempt17 of to 27 col­lec­tLok them and put once they are con­structed.

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