Paraja Tribe

One of the main tribes in Odisha, dating back to the 2nd century of the Christian era, they consider “Bastaria” as their original home as they migrated from Bastar area in Chhattisgarh. Their mother tongue Porji belongs to the Dravidian family of languages. Generally hill cultivators, they are fond of cattle wealth as well.

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