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The state that ranks number one in the population of Special Tribes is _______.

1. Rajasthan
2. Chhattisgarh 
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Uttarakhand

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Madhya Pradesh

The correct answer is Madhya Pradesh.

  • Madhya Pradesh ranks one in the special tribal population in India.
  • The population of Scheduled Tribals in Madhya Pradesh is 21.1% of the state population, according to the 2011 census.
  • Some tribes of Madhya Pradesh - Gond, Bhil, Sahariya, Korku, Santia, etc. 

  • Some tribes of Rajasthan -  Bhil Mina, Naikda, Kathodi, Patelia, Kokna, and Koli Dhor.
  • Some tribes of Chhattisgarh - Oraon, Kanwar, Munda, Nagesia, Korwa, Bhuinhar, Bhumia, Dhanwar, Saunta and Biar.

  • The Panika tribe mainly found in the Sidhi, Shahdol, Panna, Chhattarpur, and Umaria districts of Madhya Pradesh state.
  • This tribe was the first in the world to weave cloth. Their main occupation is agriculture.
  • The Panika tribe used bow, arrow, axe, sickle, etc for hunting. The netizens of the Panika tribe are the followers of Kabir and devoted to Saket.
  • Their main deities include the Sun, the Moon, Indra, the Hanuman, Dulha DeoBudhi Mata, Marhi, etc.

Tribe  District 
Saur Damoh and Sagar
Dhanuk Bhind, Morena, Ujjain, Ratlam, Indore, Satna.
Binzwar Balaghat and Mandla

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