List of Scheduled Tribes in Uttar Pradesh

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The Scheduled Tribes recognised by the state of Uttar Pradesh in India comprise the following as of 2017: [1]

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Gondi people Tribe of India

The Gondi (Gōndi) or Gond or Koitur are an Indian ethnic group. They speak the Gondi language. They are one of the largest tribal groups in India. They are spread over the states of Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra (Vidarbha), Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha. They are listed as a Scheduled Tribe for the purpose of India's system of positive discrimination. They are an Adivasi group of India

Mirzapur City in Uttar Pradesh, India

Mirzapurpronunciation  is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India, roughly 650 km from both Delhi and Kolkata, almost 84 km from Allahabad and 59 km from Varanasi. It is known for its carpets and brassware industries. The city is surrounded by several hills and is the headquarters of Mirzapur district. It is famous for the holy shrine of Vindhyachal, Ashtbhuja and Kali khoh and also Devrahwa Baba ashram. It has many waterfalls and natural spots.

Purvanchal Place in India, Asia

Purvanchal is an important geographic subregion of Uttar Pradesh that is within the larger Bhojpuri region. It comprises the eastern end of Uttar Pradesh.

Sonbhadra district District of Uttar Pradesh in India

Sonbhadra or Sonebhadra is the second-largest district by area of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the only district in India which borders four states, namely Madhya Pradesh to the west, Chhattishgarh to the south, Jharkhand in the south-east and Bihar to the north-east. The district has an area of 6788 km² and a population of 1,862,559, with a population density of 270 persons per km². It lies in the extreme south-east of the state, and is bounded by Mirzapur District to the northwest, Chandauli District to the north, Kaimur and Rohtas districts of Bihar state to the north-east, Garhwa district of Jharkhand state to the east, Balrampur District of Chhattisgarh state to the south, and Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh state to the west. The district headquarters is in the town of Robertsganj. Sonbhadra district is an industrial zone and it has much bauxite, limestone, coal, gold, etc. It is called the "Energy Capital of India" because there are so many power plants.

Baiga tribe

The Baiga are an ethnic group found in central India primarily in the state of Madhya Pradesh, and in smaller numbers in the surrounding states of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. The largest number of Baiga is found in Baiga-chuk in Mandla district and Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. They have sub-castes: Bijhwar, Narotia, Bharotiya, Nahar, Rai Bhain and Kadh Bhaina. The Baiga are a Munda or Kolarian people(part of the Bhuiya tribe) located in the central highlands of India. The name Baiga means "sorcerer- medicine man".

Ballia City in Uttar Pradesh, India

Ballia is a city with a municipal board in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The eastern boundary of the city lies at the junction of two major rivers, the Ganges and the Ghaghara.The city is situated 140 km (87 mi) east of Varanasi and about 380 km from the state capital Lucknow. It has a bird sanctuary protected area, the Jai Prakash Narayan bird sanctuary.

Varanasi division

Varanasi division is an administrative geographical unit of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Varanasi is the administrative headquarters of the division. Currently (2018), the division consists of districts of Varanasi, Chandauli, Ghazipur, and Jaunpur and is loosely equivalent to the Benares State.

Robertsganj City in Uttar Pradesh, India

Robertsganj also known as Sonbhadra City is a city and a municipal board in Sonbhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The economy of Uttar Pradesh is the fifth largest of all the states of India. According to the state budget for 2017–18, Uttar Pradesh's gross state domestic product is 16.89 lakh crore. The largest Indian state, Maharashtra on the basis of nominal GDP, has an urban population of 5,08,18,259, while Uttar Pradesh has an urban population of 4,44,95,063. According to the 2011 census report, 22.76% of Uttar Pradesh's population lives in urban areas and also poorest state. The state has 7 cities with populations exceeding 10 lakh each. After partition in 2000, the new Uttar Pradesh state produces about 92% of the economic output of the old Uttar Pradesh state. In 2011, the Tendulkar committee reported that 29.43% of Uttar Pradesh's population is poor, while the Rangarajan committee reported that 39.8% of the population is poor.

The Agariya are community of the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in India. Those in the vicinity of Mirzapur were involved in mining and smelting iron during the British Raj.

The demographics of Uttar Pradesh is a complex topic, which is undergoing dynamic change. Uttar Pradesh is India's most populous state. It has a population of about 199,812,341 as per the 2011 census. If it were a separate country, Uttar Pradesh would be the world's fifth most populous nation, next only to China, India, the United States of America and Indonesia. Uttar Pradesh has a population more than that of Pakistan. There is an average population density of 828 persons per km² i.e. 2,146 per sq mi. The capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow, and Allahabad serves as the state’s judicial capital. Hindus and Muslims both consider the state as a holy place.

The Sahariya are a community found in the Bundelkhand region of North India, which is administered by the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. They are also known as Rawat, Banrawat, Banrakha and Soarain.

Chero Hindu caste in India

The Chero is a caste found in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh in India.

The Parahiya are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.

The Bhuyan are an indigenous community found in the Indian states of Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. They are not only geographically disparate but also have many cultural variations and subgroups.

The Bhuiyar or Bhuyiar are a Hindu caste found in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. They have scheduled caste status and are also known as Beonria. The traditional occupation of the Bhuiyar caste is weaving but that has declined due to mechanisation.

The Patari are a community found mainly in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Madhupur, Sonbhadra Town in Uttar Pradesh, India

Madhupur is a census town in Sonbhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located 17 km from Robertsganj which is the administrative headquarters of Sonbhadra District. The district Sonbhadra was created by carving off the southern part of the earlier Mirzapur district on 4 March 1989. Son, Karmnasha, Chandra Prabha, Rihand, Kanhar, Renu, Ghagar and Belan Rivers drain this area. in which Son River in main.

Anil Kumar Maurya is an Indian politician and a member of 17th Legislative Assembly, Uttar Pradesh of India. He represents the Ghorawal constituency in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

On 17 July 2019, ten people were killed in a massacre in Ubbha village, Sonbhadra district, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Gond tribals had refused to vacate land claimed by the village headman, Yagyadutt, who belonged to the dominant Gujjar community. Their resistance to his attempts to take their land led Yagyadutt to bring in goons and fire on the Gonds. The next day, the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission of Uttar Pradesh asked the state government to invoke Gangster Act against the accused. The incident quickly gained national outrage as an example of caste-based killings and was taken up by the opposition as an example of the "Jungle Raj" of the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in the state.


  1. "State wise Scheduled Tribes — Uttar Pradesh" (PDF). Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-11-23. Retrieved 2017-02-04.

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