Monday, April 22, 2013

I am a Tribal Man !!!

I am a tribal Man
Is it my fault that my ancestors settled in places so distant,
Who is responsible for the basic amenities I don’t get
I am a tribal man.

People say that I exploit reservations
Yes I have reservation in infant mortalities and other related deaths
I am reserved for staying without roads, hospital or any school, beyond these forests, 

I am a tribal man, I am a tribal man.”

Nidhi Bansal 
P.S.->These lines were written during my fieldwork in Kojawara Village of Udaipur, Rajasthan.

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