CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

District:

  

Chandrapur



Number of People Groups

334

Unreached People Groups

316

Total Population

2,479,000

Buddhist

12.3 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

81.6 %

Muslim

4.2 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

1.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 300 Telugu 300 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Agariya 50 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Anamuk 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Andh 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Aray Mala 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Ayyanavar 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Bakad 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 4,600 Hindi 4,000 - - - - 600
 Bania Chetti 300 Tamil 200 - - - - 80
Bania Gujar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 800 Hindi 200 - - - - 600
 Bania Porwal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 200
Bania Saitwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania unspecified 10,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - 1,200
Banijiga 90 Kannada 40 - - - - 50
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Lambadi 3,700 - - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
Barda 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Basor 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - 30 - - -
 Beda Jangam 300 Kannada 300 - - - - 60
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Kannada 3,500 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Bhaina Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Bhampta 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhandari 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi 6,400 - 80 - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bhattra 30 Bhatri - - - - 20 -
Bhil Tadvi Unknown Dhanki - - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 400 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Bhulia 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Bhunjia Unknown Bhunjia - - - - - -
Bidur 7,600 Marathi 7,600 - - - - -
Bindla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Binjhia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Bohra 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
 Boya 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Brahmin Chitpavan 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Deshastha 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Kannada 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 300
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Byagara 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Chalvadi Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - 500 - - -
 Chenchu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Chitara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 1,100 Kannada - - - 1,100 - -
Dakkal 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - 100
Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Devanga 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 80 80 80 - 100
 Dhanwar 400 Chhattisgarhi 400 - - - - -
 Dhimar 94,000 Hindi 94,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Dhodia 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhor 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Odia 1,300 - 20 - - -
Ellamalawar 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Gadaba 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gamit Unknown Gamit - - - - - -
 Ganda 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Gangakula 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Garpaguri 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Gauda 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Gond Arakh 7,400 Gondi, Northern 7,200 - - - - 200
Gond Jhare 7,400 Gondi, Northern 7,200 - - - - 100
Gond Mannewar 6,900 Marathi 6,900 - - - - 40
Gond Maria 141,000 Maria 137,000 100 300 800 - 2,900
Gond Rajgond 113,000 Gondi, Northern 113,000 - - - - 600
Gond Sonjhari 7,400 Marathi 7,200 - - - - 200
 Gond unspecified 285,000 Hindi 274,000 300 600 1,600 40 8,400
 Gondhali Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Gosain 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Gowari 45,000 Marathi 45,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Guria 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Halba 27,000 Marathi 18,000 20 60 70 20 9,200
Halleer 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Halsar 40 Konkani, Goan 40 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Holar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Holer 300 Kannada 300 - 20 - - -
Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 2,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,700 -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Jingar 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Julaha 40 Hindi - - - - 40 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
Kalal Idiga 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Kalu 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar 400 - - - - -
Kamathi 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Kandra 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kapewar 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 108,000 Telugu 108,000 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
Karan 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
 Kathodi 20 Marathi - - - - 20 -
Katia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kawar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Khairwar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Khandait 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Kharia 40 Kharia 30 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,700 - 40 - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Khoja 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Kirar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 40 Koch 40 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kokna Unknown Kukna - - - - - -
 Kol 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kolha 23,000 Ho 23,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - 20 - 20
 Koli Malhar 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Kolowar 9,700 Kolami, Northwestern 9,500 - 20 40 - 80
Kolupulvandlu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Korku 200 Korku 70 - - - - 100
 Koshti 39,000 Marathi 38,000 - - - - 60
 Koya 80 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Koya Racha 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 165,000 Gujarati 164,000 - - - - 400
Kunbi Anjna 4,900 Gujarati 4,900 - - - - -
Kunbi Dhaneja 4,300 Marathi 4,300 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Kuruba 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Lingader 700 Marathi - - - - - 700
 Lingayat 40 Kannada - - - - - 40
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Lohana 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Madari 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Madgi 37,000 Telugu 36,000 - 1,400 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Telugu 3,900 - 100 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 4,700 Marathi - - - 4,700 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 333,000 Marathi 101,000 - 232,000 - - -
 Mahishya 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
 Mahli 18,000 Marathi 18,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 5,100 Marathi 5,100 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Mahyavanshi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 400 Telugu - - - 400 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Telugu 2,600 - 100 - - -
 Mala Dasari 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Hannai Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Jangam 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Mala Sale 60 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Mala Sanyasi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 81,000 Hindi 81,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 900 Gujarati - 900 - - - -
Mana 102,000 Marathi 102,000 - - - - -
Manbhav 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mangala 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
Manne 1,900 Telugu 1,800 - 50 - - -
 Mappila 40 Malayalam - 40 - - - -
 Maravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Mashti 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 900 Marathi - - - 900 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Marathi 17,000 - 400 - - -
 Matia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Memon 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Momna 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
Mukri 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Nadar 50 Tamil 30 - - 20 - -
 Nadia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 700 - - - - 30
Nai (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Naikda 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Naksia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Namassej 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
Namassej Chandel 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Nanakshahi 700 Hindi - - - - 700 -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 69,000 Marathi - - 69,000 500 - -
 Oraon 1,200 Kurux 1,200 - - 50 - 20
Paliya 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Pallan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Pan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Panika 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 30 Tamil - - - - - -
Pardhan 65,000 Pardhan 63,000 100 200 30 - 2,200
 Pardhi 2,400 Pardhi 2,400 - - 20 - 30
 Parja 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - 20 - - -
 Patelia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Perka 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Pindara 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Pod 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Pundari 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Rajbanshi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,200 - - - - 100
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Marathi 3,500 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Sali 100 Kannada 60 - - - - 70
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Saora 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Satani 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Sayyid 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 73,000 Urdu - 73,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 5,400 Urdu - 5,400 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Sindhollu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 200
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Sonar Aksali 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Sonjhara 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 60 Tamil - 60 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Hindi 101,000 - - - - 40
Thakkar 5,500 Marathi 5,400 - 50 30 - 20
 Tili 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Tiyar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Vanjara 3,800 Marathi 3,800 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
 Velama 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Vellalan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Yadav Dhindhor 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Yadav Gola 3,400 Telugu 3,400 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Yadav Rawat 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Yenadi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Yerukula 200 Yerukula 200 - - - - -
  Totals:  334 2,479,000   316 2,024,000 105,000 305,000 11,000 5,900 29,000
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