Economics of Tea Plantation in Non-Estate Sector: A Study of Sivasagar and Lakhimpur District of Assam

  • Simanta Bordoloi
    Department of Assamese,
    Digboi College, Digboi, Assam


  • Chakma ethnic tribe of Arunachal Pradesh has a remarkable tradition. Their main habitation is in the Chittagong Hill tracts of Bangladesh. The family system and society generally reflect the culture of a tribe and in the study it is found that the Chakma tribe is belong to patriarchal family system. The Chakmas have their own social custom, but the influence of modernity is seen among the young generation mainly in their language, dress up, daily life style and cultural activity. Though they are backward both educationally and economically yet their social organization is very strong. They have their own customary laws and it is a good sign of a healthy society. They have been facing lots of socio-economic and political problems at present still they are fighting for survival and over all development.

  • Key words: Chakma, ethnic tribe, patriarchal, customary laws.

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