Impact of Commissions and Committees on DNTs in Pre- and Post-Colonial India

  • Vijay Korra


This chapter discusses various committees and commissions vis-à-vis criminal tribes and de-notified tribes. It shows how and to what extent these commissions have influenced the lives of people from these numerous wandering communities over the years. How the varied reports by these commissions shaped the life of nomadic communities and what are their repercussions in the current scenario have been discussed. The chapter also presents the views of critics on these commissions, committees and its reports. It sums up how these communities can be uplifted by correcting and amending the existing rules, laws using recommendations of the earlier mentioned commissions and committees.


Commissions Committees De-notified tribes Depressed classes Scheduled caste Scheduled tribes 


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  • Vijay Korra
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  1. 1.Nizamiah Observatory CampusCentre for Economic and Social StudiesHyderabadIndia

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