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Gargee Bhattacharjee
People and Practices: An Outline This article is based on a study of the textile practices of the ‘Dimasa Kachari’, a sub group of the ‘Greater Kachari’ clan, who belong to the Indo-Mongoloid group of peoples. Their main settlements are in Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong, Nowgong and Cachar districts of…
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Identity The Dimasa Kachari tribe in Cachar District of Assam is a sub-group of the Dimasa community spread across Assam and Nagaland. According to Bathari (2014:13), ethnically the Dimasas are known to be part of the Bodo group, but in the history of Assam they are mostly referred to as Kachari.…
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Allen, B.C. 1905. Assam District Gazetteers: Cachar. Calcutta: The Baptist Mission Press.   Bardalai, B.N. 1988. Dimasa Kacharis of Assam. Guwahati:Tribal Research Institute, Assam.   Barman, Biswayoti. 2013. Dimasa Vir Kingbadanti Purush Sambhudhan Phonglo: Uttar Purbanchaler Ekti Anyatama Jagoron…
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  Amba Prasad Patala belongs to a long lineage of Yakshagana artists. With his father Patala Venkataramana’s support and guidance, Amba started out as a Yakshagana artiste and soon achieved eminence as a female role player.         Manorama B.N. : I thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.…
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