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Konda Reddi: Fact Sheet
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Konda Reddi literally means “Hill Headman” in Telugu. The Konda Reddis speak a dialect of Telugu belonging to the Dravidian language group. Literature on the Konda Reddis is limited to date, with the first detailed publication on them being C. von Fürer-Haimendorf’s The Reddis of Bison Hill: A Study in Acculturation (Fürer-Haimendorf et al., 1945). The Konda Reddis live mainly in two northwestern districts of Andhra Pradesh: East and West Godavari. This region and the Konda Reddis have received the attention of scholars earlier in the writings …

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Mummidi, Thanuja, “Konda Reddi: Fact Sheet”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Edited by: Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès, Michel Boivin, Centre for South Asian Studies (CNRS-EHESS), Gérard Toffin, Centre d’Études Himalayennes, Paul Hockings, University of Illinois at Chicago, Raphaël Rousseleau, Université de Lausanne, Tanka Subba, North-Eastern Hill University, Harald Lambs-Tyche, University of de Picardie-Jules Verne. Consulted online on 23 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032167>
First published online: 2019



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