ABOUT THE AUTHOR Lok Nath Soni
Lok Nath Soni did his M.A. in Anthropology from the Ravishankar University, Raipur (M.P.) in 1971 and Ph.D. from the same University in 1979. He has conducted fieldwork in Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Rajasthan on various communities. He has published two books and over 50 research papers. Currently he is keeper in Central Museum of Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata.