Tribal Faces of India

Images Code:Bhil Tribe - Toranmal Festival - Maharashtra - Bhil Boy - 06

Bhil Tribe - Maharashtra - Tribal youngster closeup photograph clicked in a tribal festival . 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 .

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