“Denotified and Nomadic Tribes in Maharashtra” by Motiraj Rathod

Source: http://sickle.bwh.harvard.edu/india_tribes.html Transcribed November 7, 2000 Introduction The Nomadic and Denotified tribes constitute about five million of population in Maharashtra and about 60 million all over India. There are 313 Nomadic Tribes and 198 Denotified Tribes. Due to the wandering traditions over hundreds of years without any ostensible means of livelihood under the influence of … Continue reading

Criminal Tribes Act

The term Criminal Tribes Act (CTA) applies to various successive pieces of legislation enforced in India during British rule; the first enacted in 1871 as Criminal Tribes Act (Act XXVII of 1871) applied mostly in North India[2] The Act was extended to Bengal Presidency and other areas in 1876, and finally with the Criminal Tribes … Continue reading