Demographic Situation of Satar/Santhal in Nepal (A Case of Surunga VDC, Jhapa, Nepal)
Bhakti Prasad Subedi
Journal Title:SCHOLARLY RECSEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
This study focused especially on the number of Satar/Santhal peoples (an ethnic composition
of population) living in Surunga VDC and Nepal. Owing to such, data were collected through
secondary sources (VDC Records and National Census Reports), data analysi
s has been
done by incorporating simple methods like numerical figures, tables and bar diagrams.
Findings suggest that
Satar/ Santhal population of Surunga VDC is shifting from highly
marginalized to endangered group by the view point of size of the Satar/
people. There is negative relationship quantitatively between the number of Satar/Santhal
population of Surunga VDC and Nepal. It shows the vast decreasing trend in the Surunga
VDC and slight increasing trend in Nepal in Satar/Santhal com
munity. This situation is not
the good sign of social, ethnic and demographic inclusiveness.