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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Binjhia

Binjhoa

Region: Sundergarh, Koraput and Sambalpur

Population*: 11,419

Language: Sadri, Jaspuri and Odia

Origin: The Binjhias believe their original home to be Kolanagri in the Vindhya valley from where they moved east to settle in the Chotanagpur region and parts of Odisha.

Occupation: The Binjhia are agriculturalists growing paddy, maize and ragi among other crops. Unlike other tribals, they do not yoke cows. They also work in mines, industries and construction sites.

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

Binjhia

Binjhoa

Region: Sundergarh, Koraput and Sambalpur

Population*: 11,419

Language: Sadri, Jaspuri and Odia

Origin: The Binjhias believe their original home to be Kolanagri in the Vindhya valley from where they moved east to settle in the Chotanagpur region and parts of Odisha.

Occupation: The Binjhia are agriculturalists growing paddy, maize and ragi among other crops. Unlike other tribals, they do not yoke cows. They also work in mines, industries and construction sites.

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

Binjhia

Binjhoa

Region: Sundergarh, Koraput and Sambalpur

Population*: 11,419

Language: Sadri, Jaspuri and Odia

Origin: The Binjhias believe their original home to be Kolanagri in the Vindhya valley from where they moved east to settle in the Chotanagpur region and parts of Odisha.

Occupation: The Binjhia are agriculturalists growing paddy, maize and ragi among other crops. Unlike other tribals, they do not yoke cows. They also work in mines, industries and construction sites.

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

Binjhia

Binjhoa

Region: Sundergarh, Koraput and Sambalpur

Population*: 11,419

Language: Sadri, Jaspuri and Odia

Origin: The Binjhias believe their original home to be Kolanagri in the Vindhya valley from where they moved east to settle in the Chotanagpur region and parts of Odisha.

Occupation: The Binjhia are agriculturalists growing paddy, maize and ragi among other crops. Unlike other tribals, they do not yoke cows. They also work in mines, industries and construction sites.

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