Article Socio-Political

Livelihood Concerns of Tribals During the Pandemic: Societal and Philosophical Perspective

LT.(DR) Lakshman Patra[1]

Abstract: The second wave of COVID-19 is severely affecting the entire world. The scenario is very grim in India. Indigenous people are becoming even more vulnerable during this global pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic has created a dystopian scenario. It has generated ‘uncertainties’ because of immediate prevalence of the notions of risk, fear, panic, crisis and social distancing. Tribal livelihood system has been deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Government has also suggested several constructive suggestions in order restructure tribal livelihood. This Covid-19 pandemic has created a grave situation with regards to tribal livelihood system. Series of debates and discussions are necessary in order to provide certain constructive suggestion in mitigating tribal livelihood system.

Key Words: Covid-19, Pandemic, Lockdown, Tribal, Livelihood


[1] HOD, Department of Philosophy, Vikram Dev College, Jeypore, Koraput |

patra_lakshman@rediffmail.com

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