Hill Pantaram, Malapantaram, Malepantaram, Pandaram Basha
5,850 (2001 census).
Kerala, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts, some in Kottayam and Palakkad districts; Tamil Nadu, Villupuram, Coimbatore and Madurai districts.
Literacy rate in L2: 48% for Kerala, 59% for Tamil Nadu (2001 census).
A Scheduled Tribe. Hindu, traditional religion.