UPSC Santhali Literature Optional Books
Just like every optional subject, the Santhali optional syllabus is also divided into two papers namely Paper-1 and Paper-2. The UPSC Santhali optional books for both these papers would be different. Paper-1 talks about the history of the Santhali language, and the history of Santhali literature. Candidates have to deal with grammatical structure, literary trends, etc. The best Santhali optional books for UPSC to deal with Paper-1 would be the basic Santhali books. Candidates can refer to the graduation-level books as well.
But for the Paper-2 candidates need to follow a whole new approach. This paper requires first hand-reading of texts and is designed to check the critical ability of the candidates. For this paper, the UPSC has mentioned a list of texts that every candidate must follow. Below we have covered all the UPSC Santhali optional books that are required for the Santhali optional subject.
(a) Kherwal Bonso Dhorom Puthi—Majhi Ramdas Tudu “Rasika”.
(b) Mare Hapramko Reyak Katha—L.O. Scrafsrud.
(c) Jomsim Binti Lita—Mangal Chandra Turkulumang Soren.
(d) Marang Buru Binti—Kanailal Tudu.
(a) Karam Sereng—Nunku Soren.
(b) Devi Dasain Sereng—Manindra Hansda.
(c) Horh Sereng—W.G. Archer.
(d) Baha Sereng—Balaram Tudu.
(e) Dong Sereng—Padmashri Bhagwat Murmu ‘Thakur’.
(f) Hor Sereng—Raghunath Murmu.
(g) Soros Sereng—Babulal Murmu “Adivasi”.
(h) More Sin More Ndia—Rup Chand Hansda.
(i) Judasi Madwa Latar—Tez Narayan Murmu.
(a) Onorhen Baha Dhalwak—Paul Jujhar Soren.
(b) Asar Binti—Narayan Soren “Tore Sutam”.
(c) Chand Mala—Gora Chand Tudu.
(d) Onto Baha Mala—Aditya Mitra “Santhali”.
(e) Tiryo Tetang—Hari Har Hansda.
(f) Sisirjon Rar—Thakur Prasad Murmu.
(a) Harmawak Ato—R.Karstiars (Translator—R.K. Kisku Rapaz).
(b) Manu Mati—Chandra Mohan Hansda.
(c) Ato Orak—Doman Hansdak.
(d) Ojoy Gada Dhiph re—Nathenial Murmu.
(a) Jiyon Gada—Rup Chand Hansda and Jadumani Beshra.
(b) Mayajaal—Doman Sahu ‘Samir’ and Padmashri Bhagwat Murmu ‘Thakur’.
(a) Kherwar Bir—Pandit Raghunath Murmu.
(b) Juri Khatir—Dr. K.C. Tudu.
(c) Birsa Bir—Ravi Lal Tudu.
Santal Ko Ren Mayam Gohako—Dr. Biswanath Hansda.
Download Santhali Literature Books for UPSC Mains Exam
Candidates must have a list of all the above-mentioned UPSC Santhali optional books so that they can stick with the syllabus and fetch good marks. Below we have provided a direct link to download these texts.
How to Prepare with Santhali Literature Books for UPSC Exam?
Our above-mentioned Santhali literature books for UPSC will surely give a head-start to your preparation. After getting all the books required for the Santhali literature it’s about time to come up with a strategy to cover the books efficiently. It is not easy to cover all the UPSC Books, but with the right strategy, it is achievable.
- First, start with having in-depth knowledge of the Santhali Syllabus for UPSC. You need to know what would be the topics covered in the UPSC Santhali optional books.
- After that start covering the books as per the syllabus. Focus on the writing style of the book and practice your answer-writing.
- Have a notebook by your side in which you can jot down the core points, or anything that you find important.
- Many candidates cover the UPSC Prelims Syllabus or UPSC Mains Syllabus simultaneously with the optional paper syllabus. If you are doing the same then make sure to divide your time properly.
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