Discuss how the changes in forest management in the colonial period affected the following groups of people:
2. Nomadic and pastoralist communities
Answer to be written in the exam:
Nomadic and Pastoralist Communities:
Communities that were pastoralist and nomadic, like the Madras Presidency's Korava, Karacha, and Yerukula
, lost their means of subsistence.
- They were made to work in factories, mines, and plantations under government control after being labeled as "criminal tribes" by the British administration.