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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Omanatya

Omanatyo, Amanatya

Region: Nabrangpur and Koraput

Population*: 28,736

Language: Odia

Origin: The term Omanatya is used to signify an Oriya speaking cultivating class of tribals who are believed to have descended from a minister of Sri Ram who later took to agriculture.

Occupation: The Omanatya engage in wetland cultivation of paddy, sugarcane, tobacco and ragi besides pulses and oilseeds. They also enjoy fishing and occasionally hunt. Skilled at making their own ploughs and other agricultural implements, they also rear bullocks and engage in manual labour in the lean season.

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

Omanatya

Omanatyo, Amanatya

Region: Nabrangpur and Koraput

Population*: 28,736

Language: Odia

Origin: The term Omanatya is used to signify an Oriya speaking cultivating class of tribals who are believed to have descended from a minister of Sri Ram who later took to agriculture.

Occupation: The Omanatya engage in wetland cultivation of paddy, sugarcane, tobacco and ragi besides pulses and oilseeds. They also enjoy fishing and occasionally hunt. Skilled at making their own ploughs and other agricultural implements, they also rear bullocks and engage in manual labour in the lean season.

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

Omanatya

Omanatyo, Amanatya

Region: Nabrangpur and Koraput

Population*: 28,736

Language: Odia

Origin: The term Omanatya is used to signify an Oriya speaking cultivating class of tribals who are believed to have descended from a minister of Sri Ram who later took to agriculture.

Occupation: The Omanatya engage in wetland cultivation of paddy, sugarcane, tobacco and ragi besides pulses and oilseeds. They also enjoy fishing and occasionally hunt. Skilled at making their own ploughs and other agricultural implements, they also rear bullocks and engage in manual labour in the lean season.

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

Omanatya

Omanatyo, Amanatya

Region: Nabrangpur and Koraput

Population*: 28,736

Language: Odia

Origin: The term Omanatya is used to signify an Oriya speaking cultivating class of tribals who are believed to have descended from a minister of Sri Ram who later took to agriculture.

Occupation: The Omanatya engage in wetland cultivation of paddy, sugarcane, tobacco and ragi besides pulses and oilseeds. They also enjoy fishing and occasionally hunt. Skilled at making their own ploughs and other agricultural implements, they also rear bullocks and engage in manual labour in the lean season.

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