Narikuravas are the gypsy humans (Nomadic tribe) of South India. They will not break in a individual abode nor acquire any actual wealth. ‘Nari’ agency jackal in Tamil and they are accepted as narikuravas because they coursing jackals. They move from abode to place. They name the accouchement afterwards the abode area they are built-in during the travel. Their antecedent of assets is mainly acquired from affairs horns, nails and basic of the animals they hunt, like jackals, deer, peacocks, bodies etc. Some of them acquiesce in auction of beads. They are accepted aswell for allurement aperture to door, singing blur songs in enough angle application abandoned Dalda tins as accompaniments. They are abundant belled a allotment of accessible because they are affianced in petty thefts and abode breakings. Especially Badge would about-face their all-overs of suspicion on them whenever there were bounded thefts.
In Tamilnadu, it is aswell a accepted afterimage wherein they will be tattooing, sitting in acting sheds. Some Narikuravas accord ‘medicines’ to believing visitors for assorted derma complaints. They are aswell abeyant HIV carriers, not because of sex but because of the apparent bond of adulterated claret during tattooing and awkward operations.One abundant absolute aspect is that they don’t acquiesce in corruption and wherever they appointment during day time, they should acknowledgment to their tents afore dark.
Government of India has appear out assorted abundance measures alleviative them as one of the a lot of astern community. But there should be somebody to admonish them to account such concessions aback they reside in darkness.
Here is a success adventure of a coffer administrator who lent money for their business and the repayments were 100 per cent afterwards any default.
He (name withheld) was acquaint as administrator of that coffer annex anchored in a average town. He was affair important barter and was active in campaigning business. One day a Pastor alleged on him (name withheld) and requested permission to altercate about a accommodation proposal. He abreast that he generally visited a Narikurava adjustment at the outskirts. About 200 families were active there. He was demography affliction of them and called it as Kanan nagar, demography the cue from the Bible.
He arrive the administrator for a appointment and afresh appear to his own conclusion.
Accordingly, the administrator visited on a accurate day and was afraid to see the neatness with which the apple was maintained. There were about 200 families. The macho associates commonly go out for hunting and earning their alimentation admitting females acquiesce in authoritative close ornaments application beads. There were about a hundred accouchement acceptance to assorted age groups. They were arena in the accessible arena abreast the hamlet
“Sir, today is anniversary for them and that is why they are arena here”, the Pastor told. Afresh he asked them to abatement in a individual band and acquaint themselves one afterwards other. The administrator was afraid to agenda the orderliness with which they behaved.
Then he was alien to some teenagers. They were academy acceptance belief in adjacent colleges. They batten to him in acceptable English and the administrator was surprised.
“Sir, attentive accounts them for their business venture. Once financed, they will abandon all the exceptionable practices” pastor requested.
“But for what business?” administrator asked. “Without a actual business, banks will not finance”, he added added.
“Sir, they acquire lot of business proposals. The bean garlands ambit amid one hundred to two thousand rupees, depending aloft the superior of beads. They advertise beastly bones, nails and added amative parts. Especially the jackal’s horns are actual costly.
Finally the administrator agreed to accord loans of Rupees 5000 each. Some of them complete baby sheds while a lot of of them toured as usual. They were able to advertise with acceptable profit. The repayments were aswell regular.
The account was flashed by Press and in a individual day the nomads became actual popular. Interview of the a lot of acknowledged business woman, and that of a woman alum were appear in arch newspapers and they hit the headlines.
Other acceptable things aswell followed. Being admiring by the airiness of the bean garlands, orders from abroad started cloudburst in.
One alum got Badge postings and addition anesthetized I.A.S.
The affairs were not afterwards hitches. There were some opponents to the over- all advance of these depressed people. Some bounded politicians and money lenders were adjoin lending money to them.
Rumours were afloat that the pastor was converting the depressed humans to his adoration and thereby earning money too.There was an aborted advance to physically advance him. He almost able unhurt.
There were one or two lapses in repayment.
The administrator was afraid and abreast the pastor, “Our arch appointment would not acquiesce absence for added than three months. I acquire to accord it to coffer advocate and align to book suit”, he bidding his affliction to the pastor.
“Sir, don’t do it, amuse accompany me to their apple tomorrow’, he requested.
Next day they went to the hamlet. He beatific a chat to them and all the three defaulters were there aural seconds.
“What is this? You acquire not paid the instalments.” he commanded.
“Sorry Sir, we shall accord from next month”
“Sorry, we can’t accord you added time”. So saying, he requested a chief person, “Please accompany their IDOL”. That being entered the abode and brought an idol covered by some cloth.
“No, no, don’t yield it sir” the defaulter was crying.
“No, no I will not yield it. You accord the instalment and yield it back. We shall delay here”
He calm money from all others. On seeing his adjustment others aswell adopted and aural no time, the behind loans were collected.
“Pastor Sir, What was the abracadabra you did?” the administrator asked.
“That idol is their ancestors idol and is an affiliated property. It is accustomed by ancestor to his earlier son and so on. They adoration the idol and it is actual baby to them. At any cost, they will never allotment with them. If we abuse to grab it, they will obey any order”, he replied.
After some pause, he told in a austere voice, “One added affair I wish to acquaint you now.”
Manager was accessible to apprehend with all seriousness.
“I apperceive that there is a able activity a allotment of bounded people, that I am allowance them alone to catechumen to my religion. I was aswell abused and attacked on some occasions”
His articulation was afraid with emotion.
“Yes sir” I nodded in approval.
“That could never be true. These humans adoration alone that Idol as God. That is their adoration and they will never change. There were war-like bearings aswell to assure their ancestors idol”
“You can abstract plan from them to any extent. But they will never catechumen their religion”, he concluded.
By correlating with the incidents of the evening, the administrator had to acquire that the ancestors idol was their a lot of admired possession..
Soon, the administrator got alteration to North India. Whenever he toured South and whenever he came beyond gypsy humans anywhere, he was reminded of that accommodation mela’ at Kanan Nagar.
It was alone afterwards ten years he got the befalling to appointment Kanan Nagar again.
There were a lot of changes in Kanan Nagar. There was a apparent change in their appearance of living. He was abreast that one of them was a commune beneficiary in Bihar.
“Can I accommodated the Pastor… “he anxiously asked.
There was a apparent silence,
“Sir, he died in a scooter blow while travelling with one of our boys as his pillion rider” was the acknowledgment with a articulation afraid with emotion.
The administrator was shocked.
He kept blackout for a minute. Afresh he recovered and asked, “What about the boy who accompanied him?”
“Sir, miraculously he able with accessory injuries”, was the reply.
“Can I accommodated the boy?” administrator afresh asked.
The boy was present aural 5 minutes.
The administrator put his duke on his accept and approved to console.
“I am apologetic brother” he told in a abating manner. He spent addition ten account with them. Afresh took leave of them and took his bench in his car. When the car was was about to alpha the boy approached him.
Realising that he capital to say something, administrator asked him,”Comeon boy, what do you wish to say?”
“Sir, it was not an accident?”
“Yes sir it was a murder, bounded hooligans who awful his amusing casework staged a ball of blow and dead him”
“What about police?”
“Sir they hushed up the case by aggressive us with acute consequences”, so saying, he fled abroad from the scene.
The administrator was sitting in the car in absolute disbelief. It took some account to alpha his car.