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The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, Volume 2   By: (1873-1915)

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The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India

By

R.V. Russell Of the Indian Civil Service Superintendent of Ethnography, Central Provinces Assisted by Rai Bahadur Hira Lal Extra Assistant Commissioner

Published Under the Orders of the Central Provinces Administration

In Four Volumes Vol. II.

Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Street, London.

1916

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II

Articles on Castes and Tribes of the Central Provinces in Alphabetical Order

The articles which are considered to be of most general interest are shown in capitals

Agaria ( Iron worker ) 3 Agharia ( Cultivator ) 8 Aghori ( Religious mendicant ) 13 AHIR ( Herdsman and milkman ) 18 Andh ( Tribe, now cultivators ) 38 Arakh ( Hunter ) 40 Atari ( Scent seller ) 42 Audhelia ( Labourer ) 45 BADHAK ( Robber ) 49 BAHNA ( Cotton cleaner ) 69 Baiga ( Forest tribe ) 77 Bairagi ( Religious mendicants ) 93 Balahi ( Labourer and village watchman ) 105 Balija ( Cultivator ) 108 BANIA ( Merchant and moneylender ) 111 Subcastes of Bania

Agarwala. Agrahari. Ajudhiabasi. Asathi. Charnagri. Dhusar. Dosar. Gahoi. Golapurab. Kasarwani. Kasaundhan. Khandelwal. Lad. Lingayat. Maheshri. Nema. Oswal. Parwar. Srimali. Umre.

BANJARA ( Pack carrier ) 162 Barai ( Betel vine grower and seller ) 192 Barhai ( Carpenter ) 199 Bari ( Maker of leaf plates ) 202 Basdewa ( Cattle dealer and religious mendicant ) 204 Basor ( Bamboo worker ) 208 Bedar ( Soldier and public service ) 212 Beldar ( Digger and navvy ) 215 Beria ( Vagabond gipsy ) 220 Bhaina ( Forest tribe ) 225 Bhamta ( Criminal tribe and labourers ) 234 Bharbhunja ( Grain parcher ) 238 Bharia ( Forest tribe ) 242 BHAT ( Bard and genealogist ) 251 Bhatra ( Forest tribe ) 271 BHIL ( Forest tribe ) 278 Bhilala ( Landowner and cultivator ) 293 Bhishti ( Water man ) 298 Bhoyar ( Cultivator ) 301 Bhuiya ( Forest tribe ) 305 Bhulia ( Weaver ) 319 Bhunjia ( Forest tribe ) 322 Binjhwar ( Cultivator ) 329 Bishnoi ( Cultivator ) 337 Bohra ( Trader ) 345 BRAHMAN ( Priest ) 351 Subcastes of Brahman

Ahivasi. Jijhotia. Kanaujia, Kanyakubja. Khedawal. Maharashtra. Maithil. Malwi. Nagar. Naramdeo. Sanadhya. Sarwaria. Utkal.

Chadar ( Village watchman and labourer ) 400 CHAMAR ( Tanner and labourer ) 403 Chasa ( Cultivator ) 424 Chauhan ( Village watchman and labourer ) 427 Chhipa ( Dyer and calico printer ) 429 CHITARI ( Painter ) 432 Chitrakathi ( Picture showman ) 438 Cutchi ( Trader and shopkeeper ) 440 DAHAIT ( Village watchman and labourer ) 444 Daharia ( Cultivator ) 453 Dangi ( Landowner and cultivator ) 457 Dangri ( Vegetable grower ) 463 DARZI ( Tailor ) 466 Dewar ( Beggar and musician ) 472 Dhakar ( Illegitimate, cultivator ) 477 Dhangar ( Shepherd ) 480 Dhanuk ( Bowman, labourer ) 484 Dhanwar ( Forest tribe ) 488 DHIMAR ( Fisherman, water carrier, and household servant ) 502 Dhoba ( Forest tribe, cultivator ) 515 DHOBI ( Washerman ) 519 Dhuri ( Grain parcher ) 527 Dumal ( Cultivator ) 530 Fakir ( Religious mendicant ) 537

ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOLUME II

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