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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Bagata

Bhakta

Region: Settled mainly in Sundergarh,with scattered groups living in Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Sambalpur.

Population*: 8,813

Language: Odia and Telugu

Origin: The community name comes from the devotion with which they served the rulers of the region.

Occupation: Skilled agriculturalists and fishermen who in the past practiced shifting cultivation. Today they are also engaged in wage labour.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Bagata

Bhakta

Region: Settled mainly in Sundergarh,with scattered groups living in Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Sambalpur.

Population*: 8,813

Language: Odia and Telugu

Origin: The community name comes from the devotion with which they served the rulers of the region.

Occupation: Skilled agriculturalists and fishermen who in the past practiced shifting cultivation. Today they are also engaged in wage labour.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Bagata

Bhakta

Region: Settled mainly in Sundergarh,with scattered groups living in Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Sambalpur.

Population*: 8,813

Language: Odia and Telugu

Origin: The community name comes from the devotion with which they served the rulers of the region.

Occupation: Skilled agriculturalists and fishermen who in the past practiced shifting cultivation. Today they are also engaged in wage labour.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Bagata

Bhakta

Region: Settled mainly in Sundergarh,with scattered groups living in Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Sambalpur.

Population*: 8,813

Language: Odia and Telugu

Origin: The community name comes from the devotion with which they served the rulers of the region.

Occupation: Skilled agriculturalists and fishermen who in the past practiced shifting cultivation. Today they are also engaged in wage labour.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010