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"Mahadiga" redirects here. For the 2004 film, see Mahadiga (film).
Regions with significant populations
Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Telugu language, Kannada
Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism
Related ethnic groups
Telugu people, Kannadiga, Dravidian peoples

Madiga (also known as Maadiga, Maadigar, Maadar, Maatangi, Makkalu, Madigowd and Madigaru) is a Scheduled Caste that is found primarily in the southern Indian states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.[1]

Popular culture

A critically acclaimed documentary film, Mahadiga, was made by Lelle Suresh in 2004.[2]


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