Agricultural Practices

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Pinki Biswas Sanyal
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Thejavikho Chase
    In one of his monographs on the Angami Nagas, J.H. Hutton mentions that 'an Angami can move through the jungle as silently as a leopard.' Such descriptions of the prowess of a Naga hunter can be attributed to both the stereotype of Nagas as warriors as well as real instances of the Nagas…
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Manan Kapoor
India has a host of harvest festivals, of which Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu are some of the more popular ones. However, there are several other similar harvest festivals celebrated by various tribes, regions and cultures that might not be as well known, but are an essential aspect of…
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Manan Kapoor
For most agrarian societies, harvest festivals are an integral part of their culture, and India is no different. Often, each community has a different name for the celebrations, but there is a lot that is common in the intent and festivities. Here we look at three—Ugadi, Gudi Padwa and Mopin—that…
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Sharmistha Dutta
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Ryan Lobo
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Lakshmi Swaminathan
This module contains a series of multimedia elements that elaborate the stories echoing through the mountains of the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh, whether in the form of song, theatre, or traditional painting techniques. The stories are set across lines of kinship, usually between daughter-in-…
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