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Seminar exposes Mising tribal children`s plight
By Father C.M. Paul SDB
Mumbai, Oct. 28. Jorhat, A 3-day seminar organised by I-CARD (Institution for Culture And Rural Development) from 25th to 27th October at Jorhat on `Children in Mising Society` esposed the plight of children of the Mishing tribe, an indigenous community inhabiting parts of the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. They are also known as Miris and trace back to the ancestor Abotani.
The seminar, 21st in the series, started on 25th October, with a colourful cultural function, coordinated by Puspalata Mili, at 6 pm.  Dr. Juri Baruah of Human and Family Development department of Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat was the chief guest.
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Father K.A. Thomas addressing the gathering.

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