Consider the following statements about people of Dongria Kondh tribe:

  1. They are residents of Anantagiri Hills of Telangana state in India
  2. They have no caste system
  3. They are regarded as an endangered tribe in India

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2 & 3

First statement is incorrect because people of Dongria Kondh tribe are residents of the Niyamgiri hill range in Odisha state. The tribe has been frequently making news for their resistance against Vedanta bauxite mining project in Odisha.

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