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There are around 14 recognised Plain Tribe communities, 15 Hills Tribe communities & 16 recognised Scheduled Caste communities in Assam: Chandan Brahma

There are around 14 recognised Plain Tribe communities, 15 Hills Tribe communities & 16 recognised Scheduled Caste communities in Assam: Chandan Brahma

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Feb 2019 12:35 PM GMT

Boro and Borokachari records highest in terms of community-wise ST population (including BTC): Government Report

Guwahati: The Minister of Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes & Backward Classes, Chandan Brahma in a query raised by the AIUDF MLA Mamun Imdadul Haque Chawdhury before the August house of the Assam Legislative Assembly stated that there are around 14 recognized Plain Tribe communities, 15 Hills Tribe communities and 16 recognized Scheduled Caste communities in the state.

While presenting the data in List 1, the minister informed that the lists of 16 Scheduled Caste communities in the state are:-

  1. Bansfor, 2. Bhuinmali, Mali, 3. Brittial, Banik, Bania, 4.Dhupi, Dhubi, 5. Dugla, Dholi, 6. Hira, 7. Jalkot, 8. Jhalo, Malo, Jhalo-Malo, 9. Kaibort, Jalia, 10. Lalbegi, 11. Mahara, 12. Mehtar, Bhangi, 13. Muchi, Rishi, 14. Namasudra, 15. Patni, 16. Sutradhar.

Similarly, he also presented the data of the list of ST (in Autonomous Districts)

  1. Chakma 2. Dimasa, Kachari 3. Garo 4. Hajong, 5. Hmar 6. Khasi, Jaintia, Shantong, Panor, War, Bhoi, Lyngngam, 7. Any Kuki Tribes including: -

(i) Biate, Biete (ii) Changsan (iii) Changloi (iv) Doungel (v) Gamalhou (vi) Gangte (vii) Hanneng (viii) Haokip Haupit (ix) Guite (x) Haolai (xi) Hongma (xii) Hongsungh (xiii) Hrangkhwal Rongkhol (xiv) Jonglo (xv) Khawchung (xvi) Khawath lang, Khothalong (xvii) Kholhau (xviii) Khelma (xix) Kipgen (xx) Kuki (xxi) Lengthang (xxii) Lhanguin (xxiii) Lhoujen (xxiv) Lhouvum (xxv) Lupheng (xxvi) Misao (xxvii) Mangjel (xxviii) Riang (xxix) Sairhom (xxx) Selnam (xxxi) Singson (xxxii) Sitlhon (xxxiii) Sukte (xxxiv) Thado (xxxv) Thomgagon (xxxvi) Ulbah (xxxvii) Vaiphei

  1. Lakhar, 9. Man (Tai Speaking), 10. Any Mizo (Lushai) Tribes, 11. Karbi, 12. Any Naga Tribes, 13. Pawi, 14. Sytheng, 15. Lalung

Also, as per Government records, the list of Scheduled Tribe (in the state of Assam excluding the Autonomous Districts and including the BTC)

  1. Barmans 2. Boro, Borokachari 3. Deori 4. Hojai 5. Kachari, Sonowal 6. Lalung 7. Mech 8. Miri (Miching) 9. Rabha 10. Dimasa 11. Hajong 12. Singpho 13. Khampti 14. Garo

See here:

Community wise SC population of Assam as per Census 2011

Community wise ST population in the plain district of Assam (including BTC)

Community wise ST population in the Hills Autonomous District (excluding BTC)

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