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History of Dukpas and Their Present Situation in the Darjeeling Hills and the Buxaduar Region and their Social-Customs and Practices

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 1)

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Page : 1313-1316

Keywords : History Darjeeling Dukpa Bhutan territory Tibet Bhutias Lamahatta Buxaduar development upliftment;

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The DRUGPAS also called as Dukpa?s are one of the oldest Buddhist Tribal Community living in the hill areas of Darjeeling inhabiting majorly the hilly terrain of North Bengal as well as Bhutan and Sikkim. The Dukpa Tribe has been defined as a group of indigenous people having a common name, language and territory tied by kinship bonds, practicing endogamy, having distinct customs, rituals and beliefs etc.

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