India | Jharkhand


A tribal group, Cheros claims to be the descendants of the Rajputs and are found predominantly in Jharkhand and Bihar.

They are believed to have migrated from the sub-Himalayan tract as they bear the Dravidian physiognomy with light brown complexion. Cheros is sub-divided into Barahazar and Tarahazar, with the former being the superior class. The main source of living is agriculture and the Cheros speak a language that is also called Chero.

Updated on 7th October, 2014


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