Kharia


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kharia

 

a people living in the Ranchi district in the state of Bihar, India. Population, more than 88,000 (1971 census). The language of the Kharia is related to the Munda language group. Their religion combines elements of Hinduism and animistic beliefs. They engage in agriculture (rice), hunting, and gathering. They are gradually being assimilated by surrounding peoples (Biharis and others).

REFERENCES

Narody Iuzhnoi Azii. Moscow, 1963.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The schools including Girls High School Kari Raki, Khanaspur, Seer, Sialkot, Sumandar Kata, Boys High schools including Bbaghan, Chamliyali, Kansialy, Kari Raiki, Kasala, Kharia Gali, Khanasupur Ayubia, Lhorekas, Nakhar Ganklan, Nathiagali, Pattan Klana, Pattan Khurd, Seer, Ssumandar Khatta, Tajwal, Toheed abad and Ziarat Masoom.
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He said that the seminaries including Madrsa Rehmania Tehfeez ul Quran, Jamia Tul Ulum Al Asria, Jammiat Ul Uloom Islamiyah, Jamiat Ahle Hadith Balochistan, Darul Uloom Jamia Anwar Mustafa, Idara Minhaj Ul Quran, Jammiat Ul Manahil Al Kheriya, Madina Masjid, Madrasa Darulaloom Baltistan, Masjid E Gulzar Ghoi, Jammiat Ul Islam Khushab, Jamia Khair Ul Madaris, Jamiat Al Huda Al Kharia Welfare Society, Islam Trust and Dawat-e-Islami had received money through different banks of Pakistan.
Balgir R S et al, (15) observed sickle cell disease in Bhuyan and Kharia tribes of north-western Orissa and reported 25.5% prevalence of sickle cell disease in school adolescents.