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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Dongria Kandha

Region: Niyamgiri hill ranges spread across Bissamcuttack, Kalyansingpur and Muniguda blocks in Rayagada district.

Population*: 8,848

Language: Kui and Kuvi

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Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Occupation: Banana and pineapple plantations cover parts of the hill slopes and the Dongria Kandha are skilled horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops. Shifting cultivation is practiced at higher altitudes.

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

Dongria Kandha

Region: Niyamgiri hill ranges spread across Bissamcuttack, Kalyansingpur and Muniguda blocks in Rayagada district.

Population*: 8,848

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Map: Click Here

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Occupation: Banana and pineapple plantations cover parts of the hill slopes and the Dongria Kandha are skilled horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops. Shifting cultivation is practiced at higher altitudes.

Video:

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

Dongria Kandha

Region: Niyamgiri hill ranges spread across Bissamcuttack, Kalyansingpur and Muniguda blocks in Rayagada district.

Population*: 8,848

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Map: Click Here

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Occupation: Banana and pineapple plantations cover parts of the hill slopes and the Dongria Kandha are skilled horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops. Shifting cultivation is practiced at higher altitudes.

Video:

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

Dongria Kandha

Region: Niyamgiri hill ranges spread across Bissamcuttack, Kalyansingpur and Muniguda blocks in Rayagada district.

Population*: 8,848

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Map: Click Here

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Occupation: Banana and pineapple plantations cover parts of the hill slopes and the Dongria Kandha are skilled horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops. Shifting cultivation is practiced at higher altitudes.

Video:

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

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