International Journal of Anthropology

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 109–115 | Cite as

Genetic distance and gene diversity among ten endogamous groups in Chhattisgarh, Central India

  • M. Roy
  • U. Datta
  • M. Mitra
  • C. S. Singhrol


A genetic survey has been conducted among the Rawats and Telis, two endogamous caste populations of Chhattisgarh, Central India. Using the gene frequency data for three genetic loci, genetic distance among ten population groups have been calculated. The gene differentiation among these population groups is only about 2 per cent.

Key words

Genetic distance Gene diversity Chhattisgarh Central India 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Roy
    • 1
  • U. Datta
    • 2
  • M. Mitra
    • 3
  • C. S. Singhrol
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of AnthropologyRavishankar UniversityIndia
  2. 2.Research Associate in A.S.I.Calcutta
  3. 3.Dept. of AnthropologyRavishankar UniversityRapurIndia

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