- 27 Dec 2019
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- Khond are people of the hills and jungles of Odisha state.
- They speak Kui and its southern dialect, Kuwi, of the Dravidian language family.
- Most Khond are now rice cultivators, but there are still groups, such as the Kuttia Khond, who practice slash-and-burn agriculture.
- Niyamgiri hills in Odisha are inhabited by the Dongria Khond, a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group.