A Correspondent

KALPETTA: Prabhat Patnaik, Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board, will inaugurate a ‘Paniya Sadas,' a three-day workshop organised by Universite De Montreal and the Centre for Development Studies on various issues of the marginalised tribal groups, such as the Paniyas, in the district at Shreyas Auditorium at Sulthan Bathery at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, the organisers said at a press meeting at Sulthan Bathery on Thursday.

Sexual exploitation of tribal woman, suicides among tribes, Adivasi rights violation and tribal rehabilitation projects will be discussed at the workshop.

Panel discussions with academics will be held.