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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Bhunjia

Region: Nuapara

Population*: 12,350

Language: Chhattisgarhi and Odia

Origin: A lesser known tribe, the Bhunjia are divided into two clans, the Chuktiya and Chinda Bhunjias. The tribe is believed to be formed from offshoot groups of the Halba, Gond and Baiga.

Occupation: Apart from wet and shifting agriculture, they also engage in hunting, fishing and the collection of minor forest produce besides rearing cattle and wage earning.

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

Bhunjia

Region: Nuapara

Population*: 12,350

Language: Chhattisgarhi and Odia

Origin: A lesser known tribe, the Bhunjia are divided into two clans, the Chuktiya and Chinda Bhunjias. The tribe is believed to be formed from offshoot groups of the Halba, Gond and Baiga.

Occupation: Apart from wet and shifting agriculture, they also engage in hunting, fishing and the collection of minor forest produce besides rearing cattle and wage earning.

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

Bhunjia

Region: Nuapara

Population*: 12,350

Language: Chhattisgarhi and Odia

Origin: A lesser known tribe, the Bhunjia are divided into two clans, the Chuktiya and Chinda Bhunjias. The tribe is believed to be formed from offshoot groups of the Halba, Gond and Baiga.

Occupation: Apart from wet and shifting agriculture, they also engage in hunting, fishing and the collection of minor forest produce besides rearing cattle and wage earning.

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

Bhunjia

Region: Nuapara

Population*: 12,350

Language: Chhattisgarhi and Odia

Origin: A lesser known tribe, the Bhunjia are divided into two clans, the Chuktiya and Chinda Bhunjias. The tribe is believed to be formed from offshoot groups of the Halba, Gond and Baiga.

Occupation: Apart from wet and shifting agriculture, they also engage in hunting, fishing and the collection of minor forest produce besides rearing cattle and wage earning.

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