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According to the 2011 Census of India, ______ is the most populous tribe in Madhya Pradesh.
1. Gond
2. Bhil
3. Korku
4. Baiga

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Bhil

The correct answer is Bhil.

  • Bhil is the most populous tribe having a number of 4,618,068, constituting 37.7 percent of the total ST population.
  • Gond is the second-largest tribe, with a population of 4,357,918 constituting 35.6 percent.
  • Four other STs in the descending order are Kol, Korku, Sahariya, and Baiga. 
  • There is a total of 46 STs are identified in Census 2011 in Madhya Pradesh.

  • The Gond comprise the largest tribal group of India.
  • There is no ST population in 3 States (Delhi NCR, Punjab, and Haryana) and 2 UTs (Puducherry and Chandigarh), as no Scheduled Tribe is notified.
  • Madhya Pradesh has the largest population of tribes in India. 

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