The editors and the publishers of this Journal welcome the submission of original research papers and brief research reports, notes for publication on condition that they are submitted solely to the Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology and Human Genetics and that they will not be reprinted or translated without the consent of the editor. Membership of Ethnographic & Folk Culture Society is not a prerequisite for publication in the journal. Papers will be judged on the content of their original data or interpretation and Referee’s comments.
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