International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


An Ethnographic Profile of Dhulis of Cachar, Assam
      Jhimli Bhattacharjee
Abstract: The Dhulis in Barak valley are the depressed section of society who occupy a very degraded social status in the social ladder of caste hierarchy. They are known as duglas or dhulis, or Shabdakar or badyakar . The main occupation of the community is beating dhools or drums , a musical instrument made up of wood and skin. Most of the dhulis write surname das. The dhulis or duglas of the district consists of mainly two groups of populations, one being migrated from the then East Bengal and other from West Bengal mainly from its Birbhum district . The dhulis of Cachar is highly dominated by the migrants from west Bengal in terms of its number

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Jhimli Bhattacharjee (2018); An Ethnographic Profile of Dhulis of Cachar, Assam; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0114.php?rp=P252129
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