Impact of globalization on socio-economic and health conditions of lambada: An empirical study in Telangana state
The Banjaras have a unique culture of their own, and it occupies an important role in Indian culture, their life style is unique which does not have anything in common either with the population of plain areas or with the local tribes who are popularly called as Banjaras or Lambadas or Sugali or Labhani are different names used for the same community, in different parts of the country. This paper examines socio-economic and health conditions of Lambada Tribes in Telangana State, how globalization affected their social, economic and cultural system has been focused. More than 90percent Lambada tribe replied that their food habit, food items, dressing pattern, traditional festival and ceremonies were being replaced by non-lambada’s cultural system. Hence there is need to respect and practice tradition and cultural values of Lambada tribe.