Denotified tribes of India
Denotified Tribes (DNTs), also known as vimukta jati, are the tribes that were originally listed under the Criminal Tribes Act of 1871, as Criminal Tribes and "addicted to the systematic commission of...
Vagri
The Vagri, sometimes pronounced as Bagri are a scheduled caste found in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat in India, and the province of Sindh in Pakistan.
According to their traditions, the Vagr...
Hurs
Hur (Arabic: حر meaning "free", "not slave" ) is a Sufi Muslim community in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Their spiritual leader is Pir Pagaro.
During the British rule, Pir Pagaro declared his...
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Kanjar
Kanjar is a traditionally nomadic ethnic group found in North India and Pakistan. The community is also known by the names of Nath, Marwari Kumar and Banchra .
The word kanjar has been derived fr...
Sabar people
The Sabar people (also Shabar and Saora) are one of the scheduled tribes in India who live mainly in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal. During the British Raj, they were...
Kuravar
The Kuravar is an ethnic Tamil community native to the Kurinji mountain region of southern India.
The Kuravar name derives from the kundru and avan word "Tamil" ("hill man" in English)
Nomads of India
Nomads are known as a group of communities who travel from place to place for their livelihood. Some are salt traders, fortune-tellers, conjurers, ayurvedic healers, jugglers, acrobatss, story tellers...
Agamudayar
Agamudayar (otherwise Akamudayar, Agamudayan) is a Tamil community found throughout the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. In southern Tamil Nadu, the Agamudayar are one of the three castes which make up the...
Charodi (community)
Charodi also referred to as Meshta/ Achari / Konkani Achari/ Nayak / Khandekar is a community from Karnataka State in India. They are usually called as Achari , Mestha or Charodi in Some North part...
Khangar (community)
The Khangar community are a clan of Indian origin. They are referred to by many other names, such as Khangaar, Khungar, Khengar, Khagar, Khangdhar and Rao Khangad.The community ruled areas of present-...
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Rai Sikh
—The Rai Sikh are a Sikh community found in the states of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Punjab in India.They have been classified as sc in 2003 in Punjab so as to get benefits for their further ...
Sansi people
Sansi is a nomadic tribe, originally located in the Rajasthan area of northwestern India, but expelled in the 13th century by Muslim invaders and now spreadd to states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab as...
Mahtam
The Punjabi rajput are a clan found among the Punjabis of India and Pakistan. They practice Hindu, Sikh and Muslim religions.During British rule in India, they were stigmatized under the Criminal Trib...
Rathwa
'The Rathwa' are a Adivasi caste found in the state of Gujarat in India.rathawa is also known as Bhilala in madhyapradesh and in Maharashtra,Rajasthan.In Maharashtra, the Bhilala consist of number of ...
Jhalkaribai
Jhalkaribai (November 22, 1830 – 1858) (Hindi: झलकारीबाई [dʒʱəlkaːriːˈbaːi]) was an Indian woman soldier who played an important role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 during the battle of Jhansi. S...
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Silambam
Silambam is a weapon-based Indian martial art from Tamil Nadu, but also traditionally practised by the Tamil community of Sri Lanka and Malaysia. It is closely related to Keralan kalaripayat and Sri L...
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Koli people
The Koli people are historically an ethnic group native to Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana states.In Mumbai, Native Christians include Koli East Indian Cat...
Koli Christians
Koli Christians are a religious subset of the Kolis, the indigenous people of the seven islands of Bombay East Indians, which now form part of the modern city of Mumbai. In 1989, there were approximat...
Harni
The Harni are a Muslim community found in the province of Punjab, Pakistan.
Historically, the Harni were found in what is now Indian Punjab, in particular on the districts of Ludhiana, Jalandhar, ...
Baria caste
The Baria are a Hindu,kshatriya,rajput caste found in the state of Gujarat in India. They are also known as Baria chauhan.
They are kshatriya [Rajput] origin. They get their name from the town of ...
Phase Pardhi
Phase Pardhi or Phasse Pardhi are a tribe in India. The tribe often faces harassment by Indian law enforcement agencies. The tribe is found mostly in Maharashtra and parts of Madhya Pradesh. The Phass...
Narikurava
The Narikuravar (Tamil: நரிக்குறவர் Narikkuṟavar) is an indigenous community from Indian state of Tamil Nadu.The main occupation of the people who originally belong to the indigenous tribes, is h...
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Mangela Kolis
Mangela Kolis (मांगेला कोळी) is a subcaste among the Maharashtrian Koli community. They are found in most of the villages along the coast from north of Mumbai in Maharashtra. They speak Mangeli, a di...
Meena
The Meena Tribe—whose name is also transliterated as Meenanda or Mina— found mainly in the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh regions of India, is believed to be the descendants of Matsya Tribe of Matsya Ki...
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Banjara
The Banjara, also called Lamani, Lambani, Banjara Lambani are a class of usually described as nomadic people from the Indian state of Rajasthan, now spread out all over Indian subcontinent. Like many ...
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Kharwa caste
The Kharwa are a Hindu caste found in the state of Gujarat in India.
The Kharva community is distributed throughout the coastal areas of Saurashtra and in Mandvi, Mundra, and Ghandhidham, which ar...
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Mang (caste)
The Mang or Matang (Minimadig in Gujarat and Rajasthan) community is an Indian caste, historically associated with low-status or ritually impure professions such as village musicians, cattle castrater...
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Criminal Tribes Act
The term Criminal Tribes Act (CTA) applies to various successive pieces of legislation enforced in India during British rule; the first enacted in 1871 as the Criminal Tribes Act, 1871 applied mostly ...
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Ramoshi
The Ramoshi (alternately Berad) is an Indian community found largely in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka, and are historically associated with great empires,important historical conflicts an...
Kallar (caste)
The Kallar are one of the three related castes of southern India which constitute the Mukkulathor confederacy. The Kallar, along with the Maravar and Akamudayar, constitute a united social caste on th...