Identify the tribe of India with the help of given information:

  1. They are of Matrilineal descent and use matrilocal residence
  2. They were known as  Lalungs  in the Assamese Buranjis, Colonial literature and in the Constitution of India
  3. The tribe has been frequently in news for  practising jhuming or shifting cultivation

Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [A] Tiwa

The above given information is for Tiwa tribe of Assam which has been frequently in news for practising Jhum cultivation.

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