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25th Jul, 2020
- The Siddis are an ethnic group who descended from the Bantu-speaking people of South-East Africa and were brought to India by Portuguese merchants 400 years ago.
- They are included in the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST) in Karnataka.
- Karnataka, Gujarat and Hyderabad are the main population centres of the Siddi community in India.
- In Karnataka two Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups
- These are Jenu Kuruba and Koraga
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