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INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DISPLACEMENT TO THE URBAN AREAS AND ITS EFFECTS: A CASE STUDY

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Author(s): DIGANTA KUMAR PHUKAN, NABA KRISHNA BORAH

Journal: International Journal for Basic Sciences and Social Sciences
ISSN 2319-2968

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 89;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Migration | Mising people | Indigenous people.

ABSTRACT
Displacement is one of the causes for migration of indigenous people to urban areas. This study was conducted among the Mising people of North Lakhimpur Town, the Headquarter of the Lakhimpur District, Assam, who have migrated as a result of displacement due to heavy riverbank erosion and flood. The study depicted that they are having problem in case of food, shelter, dress, education, health and gradually the traditional culture is eroded among them and all these stand as the great challenge in front of them.
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