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INDEX

SI. No.           Description                                                     Page Nos.

1.
	Prayers
	iii - iv

II.
	Aikya Mantram
	V

III.
	Forewards
	vi - vii

IV.
	Preface
	viii - ix

V.
	Dedication
	x- xi

Ethnology of Beda/Budaga Jangam Caste in A.P.

1.       Name, Identity etc.                                                             1

2.       Distribution and population                                                 4

3.       Family Clan and Analogous Divisions                                 5

4.       Food                                                                                  7

5.       Utensils and Fuel                                                               8

6.       Ornaments and Material Culture                                          8

7.       Language and Education                                                    8

8.       Linga Dharana - Ayyacharam and Deeksha                         9

9.       Economic Life                                                                    9

10.     Birth and Nama karanam                                                    11

11.     Tonsure Ceremony                                                              11

12.      Puberty                                                                              12

13.     Marriage                                                                             12

14.     Seemantham                                                                      13

15.     Important Festivals                                                            13

16.     Divorce                                                                              14

17.      Divorcee - Widow - Re-marriages                                        14

18.     Suthakamu                                                                        15

19.      Death                                                                                 15

20.     Status in Society                                                               16

21.      Documents showing the status of Jangams in Society       17-33

22.      Photo showing the felicitation done to                                 34
Sri R.Venkateswariu on 14-9-98

23.     Sri R.Venkateswariu worshiping Siva Lingam at Ongole     35
on 22-11-99

Annexures

1.       B.C.Commission 1970 - extract of Jangam                         36

2.        GovL Memo.No.2854/F2/77-2 SW Dept Dt16-8-77              38

3.        G.O.Ms.No.838 GA (Ser.D) Dt. 15-12-1977                          39

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