SOME SOMATOSCOPIC OBSERVATIONS ON THE HINDU AND MUSLIM GUJJARS OF NORTHWESTERN INDIA
R. S. BALGIR *
Field Station, R.M.R.C. (ICMR), Bhubaneshwar, V.S.S. Medical College Hospital, Burla -768 017, Sambalpur, Orissa
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A random study of some somatoscopic features of 200 adult male individuals cach belonging to Hindu and Muslim Gujjars of North Western India was carrical out. Both the populations of Gujjars show affinities with the Caucasoid racial origin on the basis of morphological characters. However, the inter-population somatoscopic variability is not statistically significant.