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Hajong is derived from the Kachari word Hajo which literary means the people who live in high hills. Some other scholars are of the opinion that the word Hajong originates from Garo word Ha-Jong (Ha=land, Jong=ant/worm). As the hajongs, main occupation is agriculture, so this word is used for them. Health plays an important part in the production of wealth. Health is fundamental to national progress in any sphere. It is the measure of energy and productive capacity in any country. Loss of health effects productivity as well as efficiency in the national production. Health does not mean merely the absence of disease but complete adjustment of individual to external environments physical and social. Thus, it is a positive state of well being of the individual having harmonious development of physical and mental capacities. The objectives of the study are:

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Mahanta, D. (2019). Status of Health Security among the Hajong Tribe: A Study Based on Ledo Hajong Village. History Research Journal, 5(6), 1796-1807. Retrieved from