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Bygas (Baigas), a numerous non-Aryan people of the Satpurah Mountains, south of the Upper Nerbada, Central India, between the Gond and Bhil territories; are regarded by the Hindus as Bhumiyas, i.e. Aborigines; classed by Dalton with the Bhuias (q.v.), they resemble the Gonds in appearance but are of darker complexion and more robust; there are three main divisions: Binjwar (Bichwar), Mundiya, and Bhirontiya, each with seven sub-branches.