Gadaba, Pottangi OllarPrint
15,000 (2002 M. Kurian). 4,000–7,000 in Koraput District, Pottangi block (1995).
Odisha, Koraput district, Pottangi and Nandapur blocks.
Lexical similarity: 69%–80% with 4 varieties in Odisha; 42%–47% with 1 variety in Andhra Pradesh; 52%–62% with Mudhili Gadaba [gau] in Andhra Pradesh.
Gadaba is a Scheduled Tribe. Different from Gadaba [gbj] in Munda family, also spoken in Koraput. Traditional religion.