7.3 The concept of ethnicity;
- Ethnic conflicts and political developments;
- Unrest among tribal communities;
- Regionalism and demand for autonomy;
- Social change among the tribes during colonial and post-Independent India.
* Assertion of ethnic identity and ethnic solidarity has been a pervasive process in India after independence. Analyze this in relation to Constitutional safeguards and emerging national integration. (LQ – 1988)