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Halbi or Halba is a tribal community of India. It is mostly found in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujrat, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.
The word Halba is derived from word hal ("plough"). The Halba were farmers and landlords. The Halba tribes was the one of the major and most influential tribal group of state Bastar in 17th century. Halba tribes were active in the politics and military of Bastar State. The goddess of Halba tribe is Ma Danteshwari. The language of Halba tribe is "Halbi", which is combination of Hindi, Chttisghari, Oriya and Marathi. Halba/Halbi tribe has no sub-castes.
Halba news section on Sada Akkar newspaper