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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 9 Wealth ranking in Mahilong, Bihar
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 9 Wealth ranking in Mahilong, Bihar Anup Sarkar This is the second time this ticklish task has ranking. They kindly agreed immediately been entrusted to a team of which I happened perhaps without knowing what exactly to be to be a member. There were three of us in the done and how. The word `wealth' needed a lot team, the names of the other two members of explaining so that it can give a being Pratul Chandra and Jayant. Along with comprehensive understanding. The group the task of wealth ranking we had another task expressed their inability to do the ranking for of assessment of potato cultivation of the the whole village (>1000 households), but farmer. agreed to and showed confidence in accomplishing the task for his `tola' which had Before we set out to accomplish the tasks the about 150 households. He named all the heads group sat together and decided upon the of the households, which came to a total of strategy for interacting with villagers. There 143. To begin with, the man agreed to divide was a strong feeling that the assessment of the households into 3 groups but later differed ...