Dr. Alok Chantia's Blog – June 2012 Archive (1)

The jarwa region as buffer zone



JARWA TRIBE REGION AS BUFFER ZONE

Five months after two British newspapers released a controversial video film showing scantily clad Jarawa tribal women dancing for tourists in return for food and money, the government finally acted on Thursday: the Union Cabinet approved the



promulgation of a law that brings into effect a buffer zone in the 5 km radius around the Jarawa tribal settlements in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and provides for imprisonment up to seven years…

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