Darlong community

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  • March 29, 2022
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Darlong community

Part of: Prelims and GS I – Society

Context: The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill to include the Darlong community as a sub-tribe of the Kuki tribe on the list of Scheduled Tribes of Tripura.

Darlong community

  • The Darlong are small tribe and represent a minority community in Tripura.
  • Traditionally, the Darlongs adopt Jhum cultivation/shifting cultivators.
  • Today, most of them have taken up agroforestry and horticultural plantation or orchard development as their main livelihoods in addition to wet rice cultivation and seasonal vegetables cultivation.
  • The Darlongs have customary laws and practices to govern them and dispense their own affairs.

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