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  • 11 May, 2020

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The Reang of Tripura

The Reang of Tripura

  • Reang or Riang are one of the 21 scheduled tribes of the Indian state of Tripura. They speak the Reang dialect of Kokborok language which is of Tibeto-Burmese origin and is locally referred to as Kau Bru.
  • Education has been pressing a concern for the tribe. As per the 2001 census, 66.93% of the Reang population is illiterate.
  • Traditionally, jhum (shifting) cultivation has been one of the primary agricultural activities of the Reang tribe.
  • However, with land rights being granted, many members of the community have taken to ploughing or settled cultivation.

Source: TH


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