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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Kulis

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Region: The Kuli are scattered over much of Odisha but are mainly concentrated in Balangir and Sambalpur.

Population*: 13,689

Language: Odia

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Origin: The name Kuli is believed to be derived from the word Kula, meaning a dumb-bell used for carding cotton, which was their major occupation in the past.

Occupation: Today the Kuli are mainly engaged in weaving, supplemented with cultivation and agricultural labour. Every home has a loom and both men and women work together to produce coarse cotton dhotis and saris which are then sold in the local market.

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

Kulis

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Region: The Kuli are scattered over much of Odisha but are mainly concentrated in Balangir and Sambalpur.

Population*: 13,689

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The name Kuli is believed to be derived from the word Kula, meaning a dumb-bell used for carding cotton, which was their major occupation in the past.

Occupation: Today the Kuli are mainly engaged in weaving, supplemented with cultivation and agricultural labour. Every home has a loom and both men and women work together to produce coarse cotton dhotis and saris which are then sold in the local market.

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

Kulis

--

Region: The Kuli are scattered over much of Odisha but are mainly concentrated in Balangir and Sambalpur.

Population*: 13,689

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The name Kuli is believed to be derived from the word Kula, meaning a dumb-bell used for carding cotton, which was their major occupation in the past.

Occupation: Today the Kuli are mainly engaged in weaving, supplemented with cultivation and agricultural labour. Every home has a loom and both men and women work together to produce coarse cotton dhotis and saris which are then sold in the local market.

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

Kulis

--

Region: The Kuli are scattered over much of Odisha but are mainly concentrated in Balangir and Sambalpur.

Population*: 13,689

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The name Kuli is believed to be derived from the word Kula, meaning a dumb-bell used for carding cotton, which was their major occupation in the past.

Occupation: Today the Kuli are mainly engaged in weaving, supplemented with cultivation and agricultural labour. Every home has a loom and both men and women work together to produce coarse cotton dhotis and saris which are then sold in the local market.

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

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