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Mina: Fact Sheet
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The Mina are the largest group of indigenous people in Rajasthan, with a population of 4,345,528 according to the 2011 census. They live mainly in the southern and eastern part of the state, southeast of the Aravalli range, where the largest Mina populations are found in the districts of Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, and Udaipur. They are also numerous in Alwar, Chittorgarh, and Kota districts. There is also a certain number of Mina in adjoining areas of Madhya Pradesh, but here they do not figure on …

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Jain, Jyotindra, “Mina: 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_032256>
First published online: 2019



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