From the transcript of the audio clip of the Jarawa manThe girls say… The outsider (in’en) boys press them… lots. They press them using hands and nails, when the girls get angry. They chase them under the influence of alcohol, the girls… They do (yoha) sex (pelta) with the girls. All the girls, (and he names around 10 girls) Sujoy and Chotu come to the girls and Bablu and Nitai and another one Kaushik… they drink alcohol in the house of girls. They also sleep in Jarawa’s house (Chadda). They chase the girls after smoking Ganja (Marijuana). smoking Ganja… All the outside boys… the boys I named earlier. Sujoy and one Chotu and one Kaushik and one old man from Guptapara, Nitai and one Sameer and I missed one outsider, no two outsiders… There are two more … That Mamu from Guptapara… there is a boy you know… his name is Mamu… He is known as Mamu… he is also there…
*************There are increasing conflicts between the Jarawa and the surrounding areas due insensitive violations of their reserve and exploitation of their women. Video clips of the naked Jarawa women made to dance for food by tour operators have been exposed before. The strange thing is that when the UK news covers it, like the Guardian expose, our media latches on to it. When a local Andaman paper breaks the story, there is no hope of backup from Indian media. Or perhaps naked women dancing sell better even if blurred than men reporting serious wrongs, but no eye candy for our “sex sells” media? This is fairly shocking, but what is more bizarre is that the police have filed six notices against Denis who broke the story. And this still is not National News. So now one has to wonder why.
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Vidyut has a keen interest in mass psychology and using it as a lens to understand contemporary politics, social inequality and other dynamics of power within the country. She is also into Linux and internet applications and servers and has sees technology as an important area India lacks security in.
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