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Author Bhattacharjee, Jhimli
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Ethnographic Profile ♦ West Bengal ♦ Indian Society ♦ Social Ladder ♦ Musical Instrument ♦ Degraded Social Status ♦ Main Occupation ♦ Caste Hierarchy ♦ East Bengal ♦ Birbhum District ♦ Dhulis Write Surname Da ♦ Development Map
Abstract society who occupy a very degraded social status in the social ladder of caste hierarchy. They are known as duglas or dhulis, or Shabdakar or badyakar. The main occupation of the community is beating dhools or drums, a musical instrument made up of wood and skin. Most of the dhulis write surname das. The dhulis or duglas of the district consists of mainly two groups of populations, one being migrated from the then East Bengal and other from West Bengal mainly from its Birbhum district. The dhulis of Cachar is highly dominated by the migrants from west Bengal in terms of its number 1. T I. WHY ETHNOGRAPHY? he depressed community of the Indian society not only do not have any visibility in the development map of the society but also they are hardly known to the enginners of development.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study