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Kharia people

Index Kharia people

The Kharia are an Austroasiatic ethnic group from central India. [1]

29 relations: Ahir, Andaman Islands, Assam, Austroasiatic languages, Bihar, Caste, Chota Nagpur Plateau, Christianity, English language, Hindi, Hindu, Ho language, Ho people, Jharkhand, Kharia language, Kharia Thar language, Kol people, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Munda languages, Munda people, Mundari language, Odisha, Santal people, Santali language, Sarnaism, Tea-tribes of Assam, Tripura, West Bengal.


Ahir or Aheer is an ethnic group, some members of which identify as being of the Indian Yadav community because they consider the two terms to be synonymous.

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Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India, to the west, and Myanmar, to the north and east.

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Assam is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.

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Austroasiatic languages

The Austroasiatic languages, formerly known as Mon–Khmer, are a large language family of Mainland Southeast Asia, also scattered throughout India, Bangladesh, Nepal and the southern border of China, with around 117 million speakers.

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Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of Eastern as well as Northern India.

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Caste is a form of social stratification characterized by endogamy, hereditary transmission of a lifestyle which often includes an occupation, status in a hierarchy, customary social interaction, and exclusion.

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Chota Nagpur Plateau

The Chota Nagpur Plateau is a plateau in eastern India, which covers much of Jharkhand state as well as adjacent parts of Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar and Chhattisgarh.

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ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.

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Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.

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Ho language

Ho (𑢹𑣉𑣉 𑣎𑣋𑣜, IPA: /hoː ʤʌgʌr/) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken primarily in India by about 1.04 million people (0.103% of India's population) per the 2001 census.

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Ho people

The Ho people are an ethnic group of India.

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Jharkhand (lit. "Bushland" or The land of forest) is a state in eastern India, carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000.

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Kharia language

The Kharia language (autonym: kʰaɽija or kʰeɽija) is a Munda language that is primarily spoken by the indigenous Kharia people of eastern India.

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Kharia Thar language

Kharia Thar is an Indic language spoken by the Hill Kharia culture of India.

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Kol people

The term "Kol people" is used in India to refer to some of the indigenous Austroasiatic tribal groups of India.

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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh (MP;; meaning Central Province) is a state in central India.

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Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.

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Munda languages

The Munda languages are a language family spoken by about nine million people in central and eastern India and Bangladesh.

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Munda people

The Munda people (Hindi: मुंडा, Assamese: মুনদা, Bengali: মুন্ডা) are an Adivasi ethnic group of India.

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Mundari language

Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern India (primarily Assam and Jharkhand), Bangladesh, and Nepal.

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Odisha (formerly Orissa) is one of the 29 states of India, located in eastern India.

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Santal people

The Santal, or rarely Santals (Santali:ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲ,सांथाल, translit, translit), are an ethnic group, native to Nepal and the Indian states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha.

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Santali language

Santali (Ol Chiki:; Eastern Nagari: সাঁওতালি) is a language in the Munda subfamily of Austroasiatic languages, related to Ho and Mundari, spoken mainly in the Indian states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

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Sarnaism or Sarna (local languages: Sarna Dhorom or Sarna Dharam, meaning "religion of the woods"), also known as Sariism (Sari Dharam, literally "sal tree religion") or Adiism (Adi Dharam, literally "original religion"), is the collective designation of the indigenous religions of the Adivasi populations of the states of Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, and Chhattisgarh, centred around the worship of nature represented by trees.

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Tea-tribes of Assam

Tea-tribe of Assam (চাহ জনগোষ্ঠী) is a term used to denote those active tea garden workers and their dependents who reside in labour quarters built inside 800 Tea Estates spread across Assam while "Ex-tea tribe" (ভূতপূৰ্ব চাহ জনগোষ্ঠী) to those who were once active as labourers but now have left the job and labour quarters for other employment opportunities after retirement.

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Tripura 'ত্রিপুরা (Bengali)' is a state in Northeast India.

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West Bengal

West Bengal (Paśchimbāṅga) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India on the Bay of Bengal.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kharia_people

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