UPSC FACT: Did you know India has Approximately 26 lakh “CHUTIYA” !



The term “chutiya” was recently in news in March 2018 when Jual Oram, the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs had tweeted about a tribal group of Assam called the “Aboriginal Chutiyas of Assam”, mentioning how a delegation of “All Chutiya Jati Sanmilan” wanted them to be included in the list of tribes residing in the plains.

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