Tribes in Transition: A Study of The Bhils of Rajasthan
The present paper is a descriptive study of the Bhil tribe residing in the southern part of Rajasthan. The paper studies the process of Sanskritization initiated by the Bhagat Movement among the Bhils and examines how Bhagat Movement has brought about alterations in the social, religious and economic spheres of the once homogenous community. The central theme of the paper is to examine the position of the Bhils before and after the Bhagat Movement and to evaluate the role of Bhagat Movement in uplifting the social, economic and the ritual status of the Bhils.
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