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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Bhumij

Teli Bhumij, Haladipokhria Bhumij, Haladi Pokharia Bhumija, Desi Bhumij, Desia Bhumij, Tamaria Bhuij

Region: Mayurbhanj and Balasore

Population*: 2,83,909

Language: Bhumij

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Origin: The Bhumij are believed to be a break away group of the Munda tribe.

Occupation: Land owning farmers who also engage in agricultural labour and forest collection. The men also migrate to work in quarries, mines and tea gardens during the lean season. Hunting was also a gainful employment in the past but has now been abandoned.

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

Bhumij

Teli Bhumij, Haladipokhria Bhumij, Haladi Pokharia Bhumija, Desi Bhumij, Desia Bhumij, Tamaria Bhuij

Region: Mayurbhanj and Balasore

Population*: 2,83,909

Language: Bhumij

Map: Click Here

Origin: The Bhumij are believed to be a break away group of the Munda tribe.

Occupation: Land owning farmers who also engage in agricultural labour and forest collection. The men also migrate to work in quarries, mines and tea gardens during the lean season. Hunting was also a gainful employment in the past but has now been abandoned.

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

Bhumij

Teli Bhumij, Haladipokhria Bhumij, Haladi Pokharia Bhumija, Desi Bhumij, Desia Bhumij, Tamaria Bhuij

Region: Mayurbhanj and Balasore

Population*: 2,83,909

Language: Bhumij

Map: Click Here

Origin: The Bhumij are believed to be a break away group of the Munda tribe.

Occupation: Land owning farmers who also engage in agricultural labour and forest collection. The men also migrate to work in quarries, mines and tea gardens during the lean season. Hunting was also a gainful employment in the past but has now been abandoned.

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

Bhumij

Teli Bhumij, Haladipokhria Bhumij, Haladi Pokharia Bhumija, Desi Bhumij, Desia Bhumij, Tamaria Bhuij

Region: Mayurbhanj and Balasore

Population*: 2,83,909

Language: Bhumij

Map: Click Here

Origin: The Bhumij are believed to be a break away group of the Munda tribe.

Occupation: Land owning farmers who also engage in agricultural labour and forest collection. The men also migrate to work in quarries, mines and tea gardens during the lean season. Hunting was also a gainful employment in the past but has now been abandoned.

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

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