The Institution of Bawi (Slave): Retrospection on the History of the Abolition of Slavery among the Hmars in North-East India
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Research Paper | Anthropology Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

The Institution of Bawi (Slave): Retrospection on the History of the Abolition of Slavery among the Hmars in North-East India

Dr Crossthang Sanate

In the traditional Hmar society, the practice of slavery was very common.However, with the advent of the British colonial power along with Christianity, the institution of bawi (slave) system was finally abolished in 1927 by the British Parliament, which had a far reaching impact upon the socio-economic and politico-jural domain of the Hmar society.

Keywords: Bawi, Bawichhuaka, British, Dohnuna, Chief, Fraser, Government of Assam, Hmar, Lushai Hills, Parliament

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Pages: 1594 - 1596

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Dr Crossthang Sanate, "The Institution of Bawi (Slave): Retrospection on the History of the Abolition of Slavery among the Hmars in North-East India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB14788, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014, 1594 - 1596

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