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Sendra--A Tribal Ritual of Hunting in Jharkhand

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Sendra--A Tribal Ritual of Hunting in Jharkhand

Postby Shivaji.Dasgupta » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:23 am

Sendra A tradition of Ritual Hunting celebrated in the Month of April-May can be seen in Parts of Jharkhand, Orissa, Bengal and CG. ( Its mainly at the junction point of these states)
Celebrated by the Local Tribal people and they go to the Jungle for an over night Hunting Quest in teams from every villages or few small villages combined, mostly armed with traditional weapons. After a Detail Puja and other custom done the sendra Teams dispatched for near by jungles.As any sort of hunting is now banned and this particular event is mostly celebrated symbolic and most of the teams are satisfied with some vermin control in near by areas.
Forest Dept and Local Admin Also on toes for a Week to Prevent any Awkward incident.


https://www.telegraphindia.com/1170506/ ... 150022.jsp

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city ... 736788.cms

(Note:-- Here my only intention to post this topic is to highlight one of the many traditions followed in our Country by different community.)


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