Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: Sarna

“Not Hindu. Sarna to be our religion”:  Tribals from 5 states urge Union to recognize their religion

A large number of people from various tribal communities of Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Bihar, and West Bengal staged a demonstration on Thursday demanding recognition of their religion as ‘Sarna’ by the Union Government and ensuring their enumeration in the upcoming census under this category.

Tribal orgs threaten protests, set Dec 31 deadline for separate religion code

Tribal organisations said it will bring out 200 Sarna Dharma Sagars (Raths) in the five eastern states, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha and Assam between December 20 and 31 to demand separate religion code for Sarna followers.