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Volume 5 Issue 6
Promoting Intangible Heritage for Peace and Identity in Conflict Zones: A Case Study of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, India
Purpose- The paper explores the important role of intangible heritage in promoting peace and identity in conflict zones. It aims to present an alternative approach to conflict reduction by focusing on the importance of cultural traditions and their global recognition in these regions.
Design/Methodology/Approach- The research focuses on the development of new opportunities for promoting intangible cultural practises and traditions in conflict zones. After analysing Chhattisgarh history, Bastar culture and customs from previous generations, and regional conflicts by studying various government resources, forums, and conversations with regional journalists.
Findings- The outcomes of the research show that recognising intangible heritage not only protects cultural diversity but also empowers individuals, contributing to a broad recognition and thorough understanding of conflict zones. It focuses attention to how important intangible heritage can be in creating peaceful coexistence.
Originality- This research is unique because it replaces the traditional emphasis on tangible property with a focus on intangible cultural practises and traditions. This change encourages social and personal strength, as well as cultural identity away from conflict, while also protecting cultural diversity, leading to a deeper understanding for the many traditions and cultures.
|Keywords||Intangible heritage, Conflict zones, Peace promotion, Global acknowledgment, Heritage and culture, Empowerment, Local identity|
|Field||Sociology > Archaeology / History|
|Published In||Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023|
|Cite This||Promoting Intangible Heritage for Peace and Identity in Conflict Zones: A Case Study of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, India - Aditya Akash - IJFMR Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2023.v05i06.8461|
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