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An appeal to save the threatened Sanskriti Centre, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India

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An appeal to save the threatened Sanskriti Centre, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India

As you may know I have spent my whole life to protect the cultural heritage and indigenous rights for Jharkhand which led to my receiving the Gandhi Peace Award 2011. My work began in a small painted mud house of Khovar and Sohrai affectionately known to the world as “Sanskriti”, along with a small museum of archaeology and a tribal art gallery with an office of research archives and library in Hazaribagh. An application by claimants has been made to the District administration Hazaribagh for permission to sell a plot of land that is a government leasehold land, and is part of the Sanskriti Centre...

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