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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Pentia

Region: Koraput

Population*: 10,003

Language: Holva and Odia

Origin: A small tribe, the Pentia also refer to themselves as Haluva or Halba.

Occupation: Mostly landless, they work as agricultural and industrial labour besides growing vegetables in the land around their homes, and collection of roots and tubers from the forest.

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

Pentia

Region: Koraput

Population*: 10,003

Language: Holva and Odia

Origin: A small tribe, the Pentia also refer to themselves as Haluva or Halba.

Occupation: Mostly landless, they work as agricultural and industrial labour besides growing vegetables in the land around their homes, and collection of roots and tubers from the forest.

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

Pentia

Region: Koraput

Population*: 10,003

Language: Holva and Odia

Origin: A small tribe, the Pentia also refer to themselves as Haluva or Halba.

Occupation: Mostly landless, they work as agricultural and industrial labour besides growing vegetables in the land around their homes, and collection of roots and tubers from the forest.

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

Pentia

Region: Koraput

Population*: 10,003

Language: Holva and Odia

Origin: A small tribe, the Pentia also refer to themselves as Haluva or Halba.

Occupation: Mostly landless, they work as agricultural and industrial labour besides growing vegetables in the land around their homes, and collection of roots and tubers from the forest.

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