"We are not Hindus": Tribes from five states are urging the center to recognize religion

"We are not Hindus": Tribes from five states are urging the center to recognize religion

Numerous people from different tribal communities in five states, including Jharkhand, Orissa, and Assam, demonstrated here on Thursday, the Center recognized their religion as “Sarna,” and this category in the next census. Requested to be surely enumerated.

The instigators also pledged to intensify the struggle for the approval of the government’s “Sarnadarma Code”, praying extensively at Jantar Mantar, and of their gods and respected leaders. I asked for a blessing.

The upset was organized to commemorate the anniversary of the beginning of Santar’s rebellion against England on June 30, 1855.

Members, most of whom belonged to the Santar tribe, from the 50 districts of Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal, from blocks controlled by 250 rosters, with the support of the Adivasissenger Abyan (tribal empowerment campaign). Raised the demand. And Assam.

“We are here to require the government to recognize our religion as’Sarna’and include provisions for enumerating the Adivasi under this category in future censuses.” Said Sarkhan Murum, a prominent tribal leader in Jharkhand, who is leading the movement. PTI.

“We wanted to convey our feelings to President Ram Nath Kovind and encourage him to recognize our religion as Salna, but we couldn’t get a promise with him, so I We submitted a memorandum of our request to the President through the police. “He added.