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Life, living and the struggles in Plakkathadam, a disconnected tribal colony in Idukki a case study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Research and Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Marian College Kuttikkanam
  • 2Research and Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Marian College Kuttikkanam

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 6, Issue (1), Pages 36-41, January,14 (2017)


India is a country of villages and large number of tribal communities. Mahatma Gandhi dreamt about the self sufficiency of the villages through the concept of Gram Swaraj. But in India we see the growing tendency of urbanization alienating the real inhabitants of the country Hence it is worthwhile to have look at the situation of the Indian villages especially the tribal community their needs and requirements throwing up light and ways for their development.


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