Kol people

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The term "Kol" or Kolarian was used in British India to refer to the Austroasiatic tribal groups who were speaking different languages than Indo-Aryan and Dravidian. [1] [2]

However, in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Kol is umbrella term for some Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population such as Rojaboria, Rautia, Thakuria, Monasi, Chero, Barawire etc. [3] [4]

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