Bhil Tribe - Maharashtra - Tribal youngster in his traditional outfit . A young Bhil boy in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra dresses up for the annual Toranmal festival during Mahashivratri . Boys dress up to court girls in fairs and festivals . Bhil live in Central and Western India - Madhya Pradesh , Chattisgarh , Gujrat , Maharashtra , Rajasthan - and are the third largest tribe in India after Gonds and Santhals . They are excellent archers and have good knowledge of geography . Historically , they were experts in guerilla warfare . Today most of them are farmers and agricultural labourers . They also do hunting and gathering .