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Muchis Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muchis

The Muchis are people of indigenous origin found in the Indian state of West Bengal, UP, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Assam. They are also called Chamars, Rishi as in northern India.[citation needed]

The Muchis or Chamars numbered 995,756 in the 2001 census and were 5.4 per cent of the scheduled caste population of West Bengal. 47.0 per cent of the Muchis were literate – 58.6 per cent males and 34.1 per cent females were literate.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Bengal, Census of India 2001, Data Highlights – The Scheduled Castes" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General, India. Retrieved 28 June 2009.