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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, 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_032191>
First published online: 2019



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