International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

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


Socio-cultural and Religious plants used by BODO tribes of BTC, Assam, India
      Sanjib Brahma, Hwiyang Narzary, Jayeeta Brahma
Abstract: Bodos are the major tribe inhabiting in BTC. The Bodos have rich cultural and social heritage. They have their own religion and language. Since Bodos are living around the forest and nature; they have some traditional believes and knowledge in plants and forests. Perhaps the availability and richness of forest and plants of the areas where they inhabit may be the important reasons how they get influence with plants and forests in their socio-cultural and religious life. The Scientific documentation of the plant specieswhich are used in socio-cultural and religious activities will definitely give encouragement to the community tribal people. The preservation of their indigenous knowledge with plant and forest may be important tools for conservation of these plant species. In this paper, a total of 48 plant species from 36 different families are documented.

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Sanjib Brahma, Hwiyang Narzary, Jayeeta Brahma (2018); Socio-cultural and Religious plants used by BODO tribes of BTC, Assam, India; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0114.php?rp=P252135
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