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Birth Rituals of the Ho Tribe
Dr. Basanta Kumar Mohanta

 

    

The Ho is one of the important tribe of eastern India manly found in Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal. They basically resided in foothills and plains. Although they are agriculturist they also depends upon the forest produces. Birth is considered as an important landmark in Ho life cycle. The HOs are very affectionate of their children. Though they very well know that a father plays the main role in procreation of a child, it is also believed that a child is a gift of Singbonga (Sungod)- the supreme deity of the Ho. The maternity is considered an important part as much respected by the HOs. They always promptly try to fulfill the needs of an expectant mother and give proper attention to her(Majumdar 1950:183; Mohanta 2002).

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Previous Comments:
the article is read by me and my HO friends ,,its true information and will like to hear further articles in the future.. I am BISWAJEET SINKU , a STUDENT from BHUBANESWAR , ORISSA (INDIA)…AM very interested in DEVELOPING my “HO” language in the country.. I ‘ve presently encouraged HO students of about 300 for this purpose to improve HO language script “WARANG CHITI”.. I AM impressed by K.C naik Biruli for launching the teachings of HO language in THE website.. I would like you to further represent HO language to give a place in the Indian constitution ..by your research …. With thanks .. yours faithfully Biswajeet sinku
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5. A Brief Note of Sustainable Development among Himalayan Tribes

 

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