A Negrito - medium head. Flat nose. Protruding forehead. Dark colour. Everted lips. Black hair. Kadars. Irulas.
Pre-Dravidian. Oldest population. dolichocephalic, short stature, platyrrhine. skin dark brown to nearly black. Bhil, Gond, Oraon.
Dravidian. dolichocephalic, mesorrhine, and stature is medium. Skin brownish black. Tamil, Malayalam, Telegu.
Southern Brachycephals. mesocephalic to brachycephalic head. medium nose. Panyan of Tamil and Pavara, fishermen.
Western Brachycephals. From Gujarat to Coorgs. West coast. brachycephalic head, leptorrhine nose, light brown complexion. tall stature. Nagar Brahmins of Gujarat.
The Indo-Afghan predominating type. dolichocephalic head; fine, straight or convex, prominent nose; long face; medium to tall stature; dark eyes; light brown complexion and black wavy hair. Jats, the Rajputs.
3. The Himalayas
Indo-aryans -Balti -Kanets of Kulu Valley exhibit Tibetan traits Kants of Lahoul have Mongoloid. Fair. Tall. Dark eyes.
Mongoloid, this is the dominating element in Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, etc.
Assam has been dealt with separately by Haddon. The Assam tribes are mostly Mongoloid. He has included the Khasi, Bodo, Mishmi, Arleng, etc. in his Protomorphus division of the Mesocephalic Asiatic Xanthoderms.
In Assam he observes the following racial elements:
Dolichocephalic- Platyrrhine type. (Pre-Dravidian). This element is strong among the Khasi, Kuki, Manipuri, Kachari, etc. It occurs in weaker form among the Naga tribes.
Dolichocephalic-Mesorrhine. (Nesiot element). It is noticed among the Naga tribes, and other hill tribes.
Mesocephalic Platyrrhine. Is seen among the Khasis.
Brachycephalic Leptorrhine came from the north and is related to the Eurasiatic group.
Brachycephalic Platyrrhine, a variety of the Pareoean.