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Regional Development Process and Redistribution of Tribal Population in Mid-India

  • Aijazuddin Ahmad
Part of the GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 3)

Abstract

Scheduled tribes account for some 7% of India’s population. The areas of tribal concentration, traditionally isolated and underdeveloped, are increasingly affected by development processes. The author discussed two case studies from mid-India where rapid regional development led to population redistribution, ethnic changes, land pressure and economic restructuring The tribal populations suffered in the process and there is a need to reappraise development strategies.

Keywords

Planning Commission Perspective Plan Displace Person Tribal Population Tribal Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aijazuddin Ahmad
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  1. 1.Centre for the Study of Regional DevelopmentJ. Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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