Journal of Migration Affairs
Dhananjay Singh, Singh is Assistant Professor, Dr. SRK Government’s Art College, Yanam, Puduchery. The present paper is an edited version of a paper presented in a public seminar in Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna, on 23 July 2016. Translated from Hindi by Dr Srirupa Bhattacharya, who has also done the translations from various source materials within the paper. The translator has completed her doctorate in Sociology from the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and currently teaches Sociology in Kamala Nehru College, New Delhi.