ISSN: 2393-9508
e-ISSN: 2582-4902

The Biobrio 10(1 & 2), 2023

Ecological study of sacred grove (Jaher) of Baskanali village of Dumka, Jharkhand

Joyena Marandi ,Prasanjit Mukherjee & Sutanu Lal Bondya


Sacred groves are in-situ communal conservation sites. Most of the communities of the world still consider sacred groves as their altar and conserve it. A significant change has been noticed regarding its conservation in recent years. In the present paper an attempt has been made for ecological study of sacred groves of Santals of Dumka block which explores the floral biodiversity of this area. Field observation, secondary data and several interviews have been conducted with the prominent village people (Pradhan, Naike) and other knowledgeable tribals to gather information.


Sacred groves, Ecology, Dumka, Santals

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