International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part J (2015)
Socio-economic conditions of folk artists
This descriptive study is to know the socio –economic profile of the respondents in the selected area and to anlyse the socio-economic conditions of the respondents. The universe of this study constituted of folk artists in Thanjavur. Purposive convenient sampling was employed to collect the data, the sample size was 54 those who met by the researcher who were performing in various programs like karagattam, kavadi attam, Therukoothu, Oyilattam, Kuravan Kurathi, Thappu etc. The researcher used a self-prepared interview schedule for data collection. From the study it is revealed that the respondents are having insecured economic status, relying on unstable job nature, having health hazards and sexual harassment, educational backwardness and inability to give proper education to their children. Thus the study helped know the conditions of the folk artist. The study is concluded that the folk artists need support and encouragement in the society and family without partialities.
How to cite this article:
K Kavitha Maheswari, A Subhashini. Socio-economic conditions of folk artists. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(12):664-667.