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Which tribal group is dominant in the 'Blue Mountains' of South India?

1) Todas
2) Lepchas
3) Lambadas
4) Chenchus

Asked by Pardeep kapoor, 09 Jul '09 01:20 am
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Toda.These are the hill tribes of Nilgiris (Tamil Nadu) who are very indigenous to this area. These people, who are also known as Todi or Tuda, claim to be the direct descendants of the Aryans. According to some researchers, this tribe has links with the Sumerian people of the ancient Mesopotamian civilization. Their language is also known as Toda. Today, almost 3000 Todas live in the Blue Mountains.

( Lambada.. These tribes are known by various names like Lambadi, Lavani, Lemadi, Lumadale, Banjara, Bangala, Banjori, Banjuri, Gohar- Herkeri, Goola, Gurmarti, Kora, Gormati, Singali, Sugalis, Tanda, Vanjara and Wanji. The Lambadas originated in Rajasthan but are now concentrated in Andhra Pradesh. These are also found in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Orissa and West Bengal. They speak Lamani and Telugu. )
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(Chenchus. Known variously as Chenchucoolam, Chenchwar, Chenswar and Choncharu, these tribes are found primarily in the ...more
Answered by drdinesh sharma, 09 Jul '09 01:30 am

 
  
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The dominat tribal group in the 'Blue Mountains' (the Nilgiris) of South India are the Todas.
Answered by Francisco, 09 Jul '09 01:52 am

 
  
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1. Todas
Answered by Pratyayan Sanyal, 09 Jul '09 01:21 am

 
  
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Todas
Answered by rajan, 04 Jul '13 10:18 am

 
  
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Answered by suresh karnati, 08 May '11 07:25 pm

 
  
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Lambadas
Answered by aman kaur, 26 Nov '10 07:48 pm

 
  
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Todas
Answered by sumati gayki, 22 Nov '09 03:49 pm

 
  
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