The Birhor is one of the primitive Tribal Groups of the State of Jharkhand. They are found in the districts of Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Lohardaga, Palamu, Garhwa, Dhanbad, Singhbhum and Giridih and Gumla in present Jharkhand State. They belong to proto australoid racial stock. Linguistically, they belong to Austro-Asiatic (Mundari) group. The Birhor clain that they have descended from the sum and believe that the kharwar are their brothers who also trace their descent from the Sun.
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Jharkhand (Jharkhand.ORG) is a non-profit organization, which works towards implementing its vision through the building of strong links with organizations that have some common goals with Jharkhand Cohort, and through the formation of Focus Groups on specific issues, both of these capitalise on the unique capabilities and missions of the various participants, as well as on the complementary missions that they share. For more information, please visit its website on http://www.jharkhand.org.in
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