What are the claims of Tribals over Sammed Shikhar?

What are the claims of Tribals over Sammed Shikhar?

After the central government assured members of the Jain community that the sanctity of their holy place, Sammed Shikharji in the Parasnath Hills in Jharkhand, will be preserved, members of the Santhal Tribals in the state claimed the hill as their Marang Buru (hill deity). The Santhal Tribals is the largest tribal community in Jharkhand … Read more

Sammed Shikhar-Parasnath hills tourism controversy, explained

Save Sammed Shikhar Protests

The government is going to promote eco-tourism in Parasnath Hills located in the Giridih district of Jharkhand so that employment opportunities can be opened for the local community there and tourism can be increased in a sustainable manner. But the people of the Jain Religion are opposing it. People of the Jain community all over … Read more