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Stories of Bastar Travel
by K. L. Kamat
Bastar (Ba-stir) is the most underdeveloped district of Madhya Pradesh (in present day state of Chhattisgarh) in Central India. About 70% of Bastar is full of dense forest with 72% of the population being tribal (1979).
I took up this study at the behest of the Karnataka Literary Academy, and during the year-long study the scholarship funded, I roamed the forests of Central India studying the lives and customs of the native people. Here are excerpts from the Kannada original, Bastara Pravasa, Pustakalaya 1991.
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