Tribes like Santhal, Bhumij(Sardar), and Munda reside in the Mukutmanipur region. The people belong to the Proto-Australoid ethnic group. They take rice as their main meal. Charpa Pitha is a special dish, made using rice flour and dough of minced meat; they steam it in Sal leaves and then eat it. Tribal people are very much fond of dancing and singing. Women dressed in white saree with red borders use vibrant garlands as ornaments while dancing in various dance forms like Pata, Dasai, Ranpa, Karam, Raibeshe, Jhumur, etc. Male participants wear traditional White dhoti and turbans. They play musical instruments like Dhamsa, Kendra, and Madal.