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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Kharwar

Region: Sundergarh and Keonjhar

Population*: 2,265

Language: Sadri

Origin: The Kharwars were believed to have been awarded lands for services rendered to the Chero chieftains of Palamau. The name Kharwar is drawn from the locally growing Khair grasses, which is used by the tribe for a variety of purposes.

Occupation: The Kharwars are basically settled agriculturalists who supplement their income with wage labour, hunting and forest gathering.

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

Kharwar

Region: Sundergarh and Keonjhar

Population*: 2,265

Language: Sadri

Origin: The Kharwars were believed to have been awarded lands for services rendered to the Chero chieftains of Palamau. The name Kharwar is drawn from the locally growing Khair grasses, which is used by the tribe for a variety of purposes.

Occupation: The Kharwars are basically settled agriculturalists who supplement their income with wage labour, hunting and forest gathering.

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

Kharwar

Region: Sundergarh and Keonjhar

Population*: 2,265

Language: Sadri

Origin: The Kharwars were believed to have been awarded lands for services rendered to the Chero chieftains of Palamau. The name Kharwar is drawn from the locally growing Khair grasses, which is used by the tribe for a variety of purposes.

Occupation: The Kharwars are basically settled agriculturalists who supplement their income with wage labour, hunting and forest gathering.

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

Kharwar

Region: Sundergarh and Keonjhar

Population*: 2,265

Language: Sadri

Origin: The Kharwars were believed to have been awarded lands for services rendered to the Chero chieftains of Palamau. The name Kharwar is drawn from the locally growing Khair grasses, which is used by the tribe for a variety of purposes.

Occupation: The Kharwars are basically settled agriculturalists who supplement their income with wage labour, hunting and forest gathering.

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