|Name||Geographical location and populations||History and lineage||Economic activity||Social and Family life|
|MEENA||Constitute about 51.20% of population and concentrated in districts of Jaipur,Dausa,Sawai Madhopur,Rajsamand and Udaipur|
|Word meena means fish, Chandrabhardai states their origin to the kingdom south of alwar,dausa and bharatpur prior to Rajput rule||They are divided into the Zamindars and Chaukidars.|
Chaukidar meens consider themselves to be superior and are seldom involved in criminal activities.
|Bhrama,Gandharva and Rakshasha|
form of marriage were prevalent in
meenas. Divorce is not common but
husband can tear a piece of dupatta
and put in palm of wife to divorce.
Family is patrilineal and joint in nature.
|BHIL||Largely settled in Banswara,Bhilwara, Dungapur, Udaipur,Sirohi and Chitorgarh Districts||Anthropologists consider them to be decedents of Mundas, Col. Tod consider them to be the aboriginal inhabitants of aravali area of then Mewar state.||They were traditionally nomadic but now they practice Chaimata(Burnig of hill slopes for cereals,pulses and vegetables cultivation) and Dajia(felling forest of plains) type of Agriculture.||They wrap Falu around their wriest.|
Their houses are known as Koo
Village chief is called Tadvi and Banso.
They eat non vegiteranian food and are habitual drinker of Mahua(local wine)
|GARASIYA||Mainly in Udaipur District||Decendents of Chauhans and rajputs.||Mainly depends on agriculture and cattle rearing||They have patrilineal family.|
Three form of marriage (i)Mor Bandhiya (ii)Paharwana (iii) Tanna are prevalent.
Widow remarriage is prevalent.
|SANSI||Bharatpur||Trace to person named Sansmal||They live nomadic life, small scale handicrafs and cottage industries||They don’t have permanent residence and are exogamous in nature.|
Widow marriage is not allowed.
|SAHARIYA||Kota||Aboriginal||Farming and cattle breading.||Their villages are known sahrol|
They are peace loving
Sagotra marriage is forbidden
|Theivery,Dacoity and highway robbery|
They worship “Pati Manga” before their criminal activities.
|Head is known as Patel.|
They take oath of Hakam raja
Non vegetarian and alcholic
|KATHODI||Kotari Tehsil in Baran||Agricultural labours|
|DAMORE||Seeemalwara panchayat of Dungarpur||Trace their origin to Rajputs||Farming||They are non-vegetarian and drink alcohol.|
Widow goes for Nata ie informal marriage with some person.
Child Mundan is prevalent.
Highly Superstitious and believes in ghosts and magic
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