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JUSTICE AND THE ADIVASI


The Telegraph

In the summer of 2006, I travelled with a group of scholars and writers through the district of Dantewada, then (as now) the epicentre of the conflict between the Indian State and Maoist rebels. Writing about my experiences in a four-part series published in The Telegraph, I predicted that the conflict would intensify, because the Maoists [...]

By |2011-12-01T11:38:18+00:00July 17th, 2010|Categories: Politics and Current Affairs|Tags: , , , |

BASTAR THEN AND NOW


The Hindu

At about the time of the Battle of Britain, an Englishman of combatant age made a new home with his new wife in a then very remote, and very forested, princely state named Bastar. The man was Verrier Elwin, a brilliant Oxford scholar who had joined the Church and then left it, apprenticed himself to Gandhi [...]