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Labour Practices and Arrangement in the Rajbanshi Society

DOI: 10.3126/hjsa.v4i0.4670, PP. 91-104

Keywords: Division of work,Labour system,Labour distribution,Rajbanshi society

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Rajbanshis are indigenous people and have their own labour practices and labour arrangement system. Traditionally, they have divided their work loads according to type of works by sex and age. Like other communities, females have to bear double responsibility - to look after their homes as well as agriculture. Hence they are occupying important part of the Rajbanshi community from the labour arrangement perspective. The Rajbanshi community comprises of caste and sub-caste system based on labour practices. But the widow labour system which was present in the community has now been disappeared. DOI: Himalayan Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol.IV (2010) 91-104


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