About TAMANG Tribal


Tamang culture has link with Buddhism. A numbers of Tamang people live at Kalchini in dooars and other places. They have 18 sects. Their important religious dance are : Bakpa, Jungba and Choi. Bakpa is mask-dance. It is generally done at night. Jungba is done in day time. Dead body is carried along with Choi dance for burning. Damphu dance accompanies marriage ceremony.

Apart from the above, there are : Garo, Saontal, Kharia, Oraon, Limbu, Lepcha, Munda, Lohar, Malpaharih, Mahali and Nageshia tribes.

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