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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Sounti

Region: Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Khurda

Population*: 1,12,803

Language: Odia

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Origin: The name Sounti is derived from the word Saunta meaning gathered in. The community is believed to have formed by persons who has been outcast from other castes and had later been allowed to settle in Mamamata village in Keonjhar.

Occupation: Agriculture and wage labour are the main sources of income, which is supplemented by occasional hunting and gathering in nearby forests and cattle rearing.

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

Sounti

Region: Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Khurda

Population*: 1,12,803

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The name Sounti is derived from the word Saunta meaning gathered in. The community is believed to have formed by persons who has been outcast from other castes and had later been allowed to settle in Mamamata village in Keonjhar.

Occupation: Agriculture and wage labour are the main sources of income, which is supplemented by occasional hunting and gathering in nearby forests and cattle rearing.

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

Sounti

Region: Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Khurda

Population*: 1,12,803

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The name Sounti is derived from the word Saunta meaning gathered in. The community is believed to have formed by persons who has been outcast from other castes and had later been allowed to settle in Mamamata village in Keonjhar.

Occupation: Agriculture and wage labour are the main sources of income, which is supplemented by occasional hunting and gathering in nearby forests and cattle rearing.

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

Sounti

Region: Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Khurda

Population*: 1,12,803

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The name Sounti is derived from the word Saunta meaning gathered in. The community is believed to have formed by persons who has been outcast from other castes and had later been allowed to settle in Mamamata village in Keonjhar.

Occupation: Agriculture and wage labour are the main sources of income, which is supplemented by occasional hunting and gathering in nearby forests and cattle rearing.

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

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