49,300 (2001 census).
Maharashtra, Solapur, Satara, Sangli, and Kolhapur districts; Karnataka, small border areas, Bijapur and Belgaum districts; widely scattered, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
Neelishikari, Pittala Bhasha, Takari, Haran Shikari. Probably more than 1 language (Lango). Possibly a dialect of Bhili [bhb].
A Scheduled Tribe in Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, and a Scheduled Caste in Madhya Pradesh. Different than Paradhi, who speak Kacchi [kfr]. Traditional religion.