Use of narcotics as stimulants, soporifics is widespread and almost inevitable part of folk and tribal life. The use of tobacco, alcohols and other means of narcotics are characterized as the leisure time pass on one hand where as on the other hand they are the essential part of important ritual ceremonies. In India, particularly among the tribal, the offering of tobacco and alcohols to the guest is very much regarded a respectful practice for the guest. The objects included in this category are Tobacco pouches, Lime and Betel leaf containers, Areca nut Crackers, Chilams, Pipes, Hookkas, Alcohol containers, serving ladles etc.

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