15Nov 2019

THE TAI KHAMTIS OF NORTH - EAST INDIA: A SOCIO CULTURAL STUDY

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North-East India is a place of various tribal and ethnic groups and it is the place of about 145 tribal groups. The Tai ethnic group of North-east India is one of the largest ethnic group of the region. It has six sub groups namely- Tai khamti, Tai Ahom, Tai Aiton, Tai Phake, tai Khamyang and Tai Turung. The Khamti is one of the smallest sub groups of Tai people. The Khamti people are mainly Buddhists and believer of the Hinyan sect of Buddhism. They are culturally and socially very rich. Here in this study it is trying to give a socio-cultural identity of the Tai khamtis


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[Madhurjya Phukan (2019); THE TAI KHAMTIS OF NORTH - EAST INDIA: A SOCIO CULTURAL STUDY Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (11). 265-267] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Madhurjya Phukan
Research Scholar, Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University

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