Social and cultural life of the people under the influence of naxalism: A study of suarsoat village, Uttar Pradesh
Society and culture has great influence in development of human beings in any spheres of life and vice versa. Though the rise of Naxalism was taken place with the concept of welfare of the agrarian class but it adversely affect the life of common citizen of India to the great extent. By considering these point of view the present study has been conducted to assess the social and cultural life of the people with special reference to Suarsoat Village, Nagwa Block of Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh. In order to fulfil the objective of the study to represent the live and living situation or condition of people who are residing in this village under the influence of Naxalism. The descriptive research design and survey method was used whereas for selection of the sample purposive sampling procedure was applied. The sample include the total 260 houses of the village. For data collection self-developed semi-structured interview schedule and non-participatory observation technique has been used to assess the authentication of the responses provided through interview schedule. Data were analysed through simple percentage and observation. Results of the study indicated the poor living condition of the villagers, educational facilities not up to the mark, health facilities also not as such to fulfil basic requirement of the people and source of income/ livelihood of the people are also not satisfactory. Women were showed less communicative ability. Whereas fearful behaviour were also assessed among all. It seems to take long time to make them able to join the hands of development as the dream as well as mission of the Government.
Priti Tiwari. Social and cultural life of the people under the influence of naxalism: A study of suarsoat village, Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 255-260