Inter-Community Variation in Educational Attainment and Livelihood Practices in Morigaon District, Assam

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Dharitri Bordoloi
Bimal K. Kar


The district of Morigaon, located in the central Brahmaputra valley of Assam, which is characterized by ethno-religious and linguistic diversity, presents a marked variation in literacy and educational attainment and associated economic participation. This phenomenon is clearly observed in different parts of the district between the Hindus and Muslims. An attempt is made in this paper to examine how the patterns of educational attainment and associated livelihood practices vary among different population groups in the district. The study is based on both primaryand secondary data.

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