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Ho: Fact Sheet
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The Ho, a tribe speaking a Munda (Austroasiatic) language, live in the north of Odisha (in Keonjhar district) and in Jharkhand, notably in Singhbhum district, where they constitute the most important population group in terms of numbers. According to the census of 2011 the Ho population in the state of Jharkhand is 806,921, where they constitute the fourth most-numerous Scheduled Tribe after Santals, Uraons and Mundas. The topography of Singhbhum district, which lies to the south of the Chhotana…

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Carrin, Marine, “Ho: Fact Sheet”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), Michel Boivin, Gérard Toffin, Paul Hockings, Raphaël Rousseleau, Tanka Subba, Harald Lambs-Tyche (Section Editors). Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032155>
First published online: 2019



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