'No family planning operations of Baigas sans collector's nod'

  • | Saturday | 11th February, 2017

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced that family planning operations of most primitive and endangered Baiga tribe would not be done without the permission of district collector. The government will also set up a museum in Balaghat district for the community," said Chouhan. "This will preserve tradition and culture of Baigas, where tribals will get know-how of modern agriculture and education system. Chouhan opened a 3-day Baiga Olympics at Balaghat The Baiga tribe, inhibiting Baihar tehsil of Balaghat district, is facing extinction because of their dependence on primitive farm practices and uncertainty of food supply. The total population of the tribe is about 17,500 spread over 190 villages in Baihar.

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