Santhal

Santhals framing rule guide book to eradicate superstition

With witchcraft and dowry killings being increasingly reported among Santhals, tribe, living mostly in eastern India, is engaged in framing a "codified rule guide book" to do away with social ills.

May 12, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

Santhal Durga Puja symbolises revolt against British

There is no chanting of mantras or ostentatious decor, but simple prayers to the goddess. A goat sacrifice is also held to symbolise the fight against British colonial rulers. Welcome to the Durga Puja of the Santhal tribals

Oct 06, 2010, 12:06 PM IST