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Eeshita Kapadiya
The Dalapathi system, or the village police, is currently an informal system of law and security in rural South India. Although previously a formal system, recognised by the Karnataka Village Defense Parties Act, 1964, the recent repeal of the act (2004) has changed its status once again. It is…
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Eeshita Kapadiya
  Introduction   The basis of the documentation of the Dalapathi system and insights into it have largely been through the experiences people have generously shared. In order to stay true to the source and provide context to insights, these photo narratives aim to offer an open interpretation of…
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Manasa Gowda & Ram Raj D
  Translation of audio recordings - A Summary   Artisans of Channapatna (both manual and machine handicraft) speak about their toy making experiences and its relevance today   Uma, resident of Neelasandra village in Channapatna   My name is Uma and I am a resident of Neelasandra village. I have…
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