Dubla Tribe of Daman and Diu: The Dubla are largely distributed in the Surat, Valsad, Bharuch and Vadodara districts of Gujarat. The Dubla are non-vegetarians and rice is their staple diet.
Dhodia Tribe of Daman and Diu: The Dhodia are located in the extreme southeastern districts of Gujarat. The Dhodia, a non-aggressive people, retreated deeper into the hills during the conflict.
Naikda Tribe of Daman and Diu: According to one legend, the Nayaka and the Dhodia are the descendants of Rupakhatri and Dhanakhatri.
Tribes in Daman and Diu have always been impressed and affected upon by Portuguese and British domination. The manners of daily life, of occupation, of self-governance, of social customs, of culture and traditional festivals or costumes and culinary domains, tribes men of Daman and Diu stand out in each special way. Besides a hefty count of sub-sections of tribals in the islands, scheduled tribes also make up a major portion in tribal population.
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