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Rawla: Fact Sheet
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The Rawla, well-known as Adiya (Aḍiyā) and officially designated as such in administrative records of the Indian government, is one of the five main Scheduled Tribes inhabiting the northeastern Kerala district of Wayanad, west of the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The Rawla population is found in the adjoining states of Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, with Kerala being the main area of settlement, particularly in the northern part of Wayanad around Mananthavady (or Manantoddy), at the edge …

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Egas, José, “Rawla: 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 24 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032191>
First published online: 2019



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