Hill Rural Out-Migrant's kinship with their native place: A study of District Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India

R Negi, Deepak Singh, Manhas
2015 International Research Journal of Interdisciplinary & Multidisciplinary Studies   unpublished
Migration is influenced by the pushes and pulls factors which are directly linked with internal and external migration. By and large the migrants seldom contact and visit their native places and discard all rituals and traditions of the society he leaves behind. Contrary to this is the behavior of hill rural out-migrants' kinship with their native places. This paper examines and elaborates the behavior of Hill rural out-migrant's kinship with their native place. In this paper researcher will
more » ... lysis the out-migrant's last one year demeanor with its native place. This research is a humble attempt to study the Hill Rural Out-Migrant's behavior of home visit, communication & remittances to native place and the reasons for home visit & period of stay at native place. The study area is District Garhwal of Uttarakhand (India). The research utilizes judgmental and multi stage random sampling and use interview schedule to collect primary data. This study reveals that closeness of relation of the kinship with native place and how the distance of destination creates hurdle in intensity of home visit. It also suggests that private and self-employed Out-migrant's period of stay is less in compare to government employed out-migrants. Study also verified that Most of the hill rural out-migrant visited at a gap of six month in a year with a reason to meet family members and to spend holiday at native place. Remittances flow took place at monthly basis to native place whereas communication span varies in accordance with relation to family members who lived at native place.