Dedicating one’s life to help others is no mean feat, but it comes naturally to Amitabh Soni. Having spent over a decade in London working for the Social Welfare Department, Amitabh came back to India in July 2014 and started Abhedya.
“The idea (of working in the UK) was to learn about democracy - how the [...]
In a horrifying act from Kerala which has sent shockwaves across the country, a tribal man, Madhu, was lynched by a mob of locals, led by K Hussain and Abdul Kareem, over the accusation of stealing 1 kg of rice.
27-year-old Madhu was beaten to death over allegation of theft in Kadukumanna village in Attappady, [...]
February 24, 2018
HYV has also decided to approach both state & central governments to ensure that tribals get their rights.
Alleging largescale religious conversion of tribals in areas located on the Indo-Nepal border by Christian missionaries, Hindu Yuva Vahini — led by Gorakhpur BJP MP Yogi Adityanath — has announced that it will develop such villages and also [...]
November 24, 2016
At the 5th Gathering of the Elders (Mysore, 1-4 February 2015), I was originally only present as an observer. But when a Hindu lady speaker had addressed the social philosophy of the Gond tribe, I felt it necessary to give a fitting reply, as it was contrary to the whole aim and spirit of the [...]
February 4, 2015
RANCHI: Members of the Sarna faith have decided to forcefully remove the statue depicting a ‘tribal’ Virgin Mary which was unveiled in May this year at Singpur village in Jharkhand’s Ranchi district unless it’s attire is changed. Talks between church representatives and the Sarna faith have broken down and the Sarna elders have set August [...]
August 7, 2013
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RANCHI: The statue of Mother Mary wearing a red border sari and holding Jesus Christ in a way tribal women of Jharkhand hold their babies, by tying them to a white cloth, has been creating controversies in the city for the past few days. A procession was taken out by the Sarna society against this [...]
To anybody familiar with Hindu lore, the Bhils need no introduction. These forest folk have dwelt in the forests of central, northern and western India for thousands of years. They are mentioned in the Ramayana and Mahabharata. In the Ramayana, a Bhil king acted as boatsman to Rama in the early part of his exile [...]