Bhil Tribe

Derived from Bil and Vil meaning Bow, the Bhil Tribe is the largest tribe in India constituting 39% of the total population in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura. Known as the Bow men of Rajasthan, or the tribals of Mewar or the Archers, their main occupation lies in agriculture and animal husbandry. Their communal life is colored by folklore and a profound inclination toward dancing.

NEG-FIRE Intervention Presence: Banswars and Bundi in Rajasthan, Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh, Dahod in Gujarat