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Title: A Brief Profile of the Chirimar People of Belaspur Village, Banke
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: C. J. Wake
Kumar Mainali
One Sentence Summary: The article brings out information on groups of untouchables, the Chirmar people of Belsapur village in Banke, Nepal.

Description: The article brings out information on groups of untouchables, the Chirmar people of Belsapur village in Banke, Nepal. Actually this article is written in the style of "notes preliminaries" pioneered by French social scientists in Nepal. It is a by-product of a larger research undertaking under the auspices of and with a grant from the Institute of Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuwan University. In 1857 the four districts of Banke, Bardia, Kailai and Kanchanpur, collectively called Nayamuluk, were returned to Nepal by the British in recognition of the military aid provided by Jung Bahadur Rana to quell the Indian rebellion. The Chirmar groups are inhabitants of Banke where only four Chirmar households in Belsapur have land of their own. It discusses their cultural practices such as wedding ceremonies. It focuses on their poor status economically. It includes 4 leaves of plates. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-12)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1977-12
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_05_01_03.pdf
Subject: Chirmar
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1977) Vol. 5, no. 1
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: English
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Prayag Raj Sharma
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 5
Source Number: 1
Source Page Numbers: 41-44
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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