The Bagata are primarily Hindus.
In 1976 the Bagata had the highest rate of indebtedness of any of the scheduled tribes of Andhra Pradesh.
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- "Welcome to aptribes.gov.in - A Portal of Tribal Welfare Department Govt of A.P". Aptribes.gov.in. Archived from the original on 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2013-12-15.