TRIBES OF KORAPUT

PAROJA :-

     Parojas are one of the largely populated tribes of this region. The word Paroja is derived from a local Odia term ‘Praja’ which literally refers to the common citizens of the kingdom. Paroja tribes are mostly found in Koraput, Semiliguda, Pottangi, Laxmipur, Lamataput, Nandapur, Dashmantpur, Jeypore, Boipariguda, Kundra and Borigumma block of the district. Their artistic talents find expression in Dhemsa, Dungdunga dances and in laga songs.

PAROJA