(Last Updated on : 11/04/2012)
East India is a portion comprising the states of West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar and Jharkhand. The diversity of East India is evident from its population, individual count and of course the intellectual stamina of the people residing in this region. An even more wondrous fact that can be given is that each state is vastly and distinctly different from each other, with novelty in the spheres of cuisine, costume, culture, education, entertainment, forests, ways of living, economy and travel. When leaving aside the metropolitan population and city living, tribal living in east India is somewhat common in some spheres of culture and entertainment. East Indian tribes come to a significant numbering count under the vast section of Indian tribes. This fact has received national as well as vast international recognition in the past several decades.
Tribes of West Bengal
with their incredible talents and improvisations have elevated Bengali tribes into a prestigious hold. Maverick in each attempt they strive to endeavour, tribes in Bengal are legendary in the artwork of handicrafts and culinary excellence. Conversing basically in Bengali, there exists several tribes under this header, under sublime unity. Just like customary Bengal tradition, festivals and ceremonies are an integral part of this East Indian tribe.
Though overlapping in some cases, tribes of Bihar
are known to have successfully kept their individuality alive starting from religious beliefs to everyday chores. This section of East Indian tribe heavily relies on occult and supernatural belief, beginning from birth and ending in death. However, intellectual and sophisticated past times can also be witnessed in Bihar tribals, when culture and food is concerned. Depending wholly upon on harvesting, tribes in Bihar count to a huge portion in the rural areas of the state.
Carrying a magnificent tribal population perhaps in the whole of India, with an astounding count of more than seven million, tribes of Orissa
reflect an unusualness right from the infantry stage. Known to have deep-rooted faith in their aboriginal God and animism, tribal people of Orissa have their own set of faiths when it comes to marriage and holy union. This section of East Indian tribe basically speaks in four primary linguistic versions.
Classified into four primary groups of hunter gatherers, shifting agriculture, basic artisans and settled agriculturists, tribes of Jharkhand
are diversified through their handiwork and religious customs. Known to celebrate each festival with élan, Jharkhand tribals are wholly devoted to their respective patron gods, with proofs for several religions and artistry in weapons.
East Indian tribes mostly make themselves noticeable in every sphere of day-to-day life, commencing from level-headed past times in culture and entertainment, coupled with rugged outlook in cultivation.