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Ethnic affinities of the Rajbansis of North Bengal

G. D. Kumar

Ethnic affinities of the Rajbansis of North Bengal

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Published by Field Research Projects in Miami, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rajbangsi (South Asian people)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 53-56.

    Statementby G. D. Kumar. Edited by Henry Field.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432.R25 K85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 56 p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5475820M
    LC Control Number73179161


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North Bengal is a place where live various ethnic people, like Bodo, Rava, Toto, Mech, Dhimal and Rajbansi etc. But the Rajbansis are the majority people of North Bengal.

They are the ancient tribe originally from the ancient Koach Kingdom. This tribe is referred to. Rajbanshi is an ethnic group found in North Bengal and neighbouring areas. Now the question is whether the Rajbanshis are tribe, clan, race, community or caste.

"The Rajbansis of North Bengal: A Demographic Profile", North Bengal University Review (Humanities and Social Sciences), "Contradiction and Change in Social Identity of the Rajbansis", Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society, 34(2), Koch people, Khasi people, Rabha, Garo people.

The Rajbongshi (কোচ ৰাজবংশী) (also Koch, Koch-Rajbongshi) is an ethnic group inhabiting parts of Assam, Meghalaya, northern West Bengal,some parts of Bihar and on the eastern parts of Nepal, Bhutan and northern : Assam = 6, Meghalaya = 21, 6. ‘Ethnic Plurality and State Formation in India - A Historical Perspective’ in Journal of Indian Anthropological Society, 33 (), pp.

‘Lokavidya: Conceptualizing People’s Housing in India, a case study of the Koch-Rajbansis of North Bengal’ D P Agrawal (Ed), Traditional Technologies and Knowledge Systems in India. North Bengal Kshatriya movement and the performance and social thinking of its makes Maharshi Panchanan Barma is the result of such reaction.

Abstract: Panchanan Barma was a leader of Rajbanshi Community and reformer from entire north-Eastern India during the later period of British rule in : Kartick Chandra Barman. The Rajbansis who crossed the border in north Bengal settled down in the districts of Malda, Dinajpur and Cooch Behar and, in their case, it is even difficult to get any exact number.

Indigenous Peoples of SubIndigenous Peoples of Sub- Himalayan Himalayan North Bengal with Special North Bengal with Special Reference to the Reference to the RajbanshisRajbansh. In some cases it is purely ethnic in character.

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As a single author, one book is under process of publication. Deals with the modern predicament of the Rabha (or Kocha) people, one of India;s indigenous peoples, traditionally practising shifting cultivation in the jungle tracts situated where the Himalayan mountains meet the plains of Bengal.

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The main castes are the Rajbansis (including Koches) in North Bengal, and the Chandals and other castes of non-Aryan origin in East Bengal.” This observation might have led to a breakthrough in the fuzzy and tendentious thinking that had theretofore characterized the debate.

For it follows that where there was little caste elaboration, there was little Brahmanic dominance, and hence little oppression of. The GCPA claims to be a development-oriented organisation, and has been mobilising Rajbansis and other ethnic minorities on the issue of a separate state since the late nineties.

The GCPA claims the poor in rural Cooch Behar — particularly the Rajbansis — have been denied opportunities of economic self-assertion. The movements in Cooch Behar or Jalpaiguri are ethnic in nature and as such are similar to the agitations by the Ulfa, Bodo separatists or the GNLF.

But the similarity ends there. Unlike the movements in Assam or Darjeeling, the ones for Kamtapur or a separate Cooch Behar are much older. About the Book The Newars of Nepal are a people with a high degree of material culture and a distinctive social organisation.

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The Ollek cult in a tribal area of Format: Hardcover. Both these indigenous groups are homogeneous in terms of their ethnic composition, language and cultural affinities. Published scientific literature on various issues of forensic anthropology, including stature estimation from FL and FB of individuals belonging to these indigenous populations of North Bengal are virtually by: Persian Studies Under the Sultans of Bengal to A D By Gholam Sarwar.

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The suggestion that the "Rajbansis may have been more keen to maintain social distance with the Adivasis" (p ) is a mere surmise and Bhowmik does not adduce any eAidence in support of this suggestion.

In this connexion he refers to the Kshatriya Samiti movement that took place among the Rajbansis of north Bengal and Goalpara. Monotheistic Islam and pluralistic Islamic traditions of India/Shibani Roy and S.H.M.

Rizvi. Assimilation, adoption and blending of religious traits and cultural revivalism: the Rajbansis of North Bengal/Rajatsubhra Mukhopadhyay. The Ollek cult in a tribal area of. North Bengal is a place provided with multicultural circumstances- so many racial, ethnic and linguistic groups are there.

These people belong to tribal and non-tribal groups, caste and caste-like groups, indigenous and non-indigenous groups, various religious categories, linguistic strata with so many dialects and so forth.

Preface: “Kamatapur and the Koch Rajbanshi Imagination” was lying in my computer since I completed this research work in I was very reluctant to get it published in a book form as it was supposed to be part of a publication to be carried out by OKD institute of Social change and Development, Guwahati.

In most places in North Bengal and North-East India, the adivasis are considered to be encroachers or intruders. During the Naxalite uprisal at Naxalbari in the late s the Rajbansis en-block resisted the onslaught of the adivasi landgrabbers.

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