|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||aborginal||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
|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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