International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 7 (2017)

Scheduled Caste and their faith in Hindu religion in Chamoli district: A geographical study


Indar Singh Kohali, Babita, MSS Rawat

In India religion is life and without it we canít imagine of human existence. India illustrates a framework of religious realm consisting of the Hindus, the Muslims, the Christians, the Sikhs, the Buddhists and the Jains as major religious groups. Among these all religion Hindus in top at present according to population. According to different Hinduís literature, in this have four caste and SC one of them. In Uttarakhand 67 people groups has recognized as SC and in Chamoli district. Agariya, Badhik, Badi, Tamta, Kohli etc peoples groups recognized SC in study area. Chamoli district has nine blokes and them SC population distributed in different figure. India has SC population percentage in total population is 16.2 in 2001 and it increase 2011 16.6 %. Uttarakhand has SC population percentage in 2001 17.9 it increase 2011 18.8 %. In Uttarakhand Bageshwar has 1st rank SC population percentage 27.72 according to 2011 census and Chamoli has 5th rank. In this way Chamoli District percentage of SC population is higher from state and national level, in 2001 SC population was 18.23% which increase 2011 and reach 20.25 %. District Chamoli came into existence on 20th Feb 1960, before as a district it was part of the district Garhwal, as subdivision Chamoli. Present study try to SC people faith in Hindu God/Goddess in Chamoli district.
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Indar Singh Kohali, Babita, MSS Rawat. Scheduled Caste and their faith in Hindu religion in Chamoli district: A geographical study. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 472-474
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development