Adapapa the female attendants
Returned in the Madras Census Report, 1901, as a sub-caste of Balija. The name is applied to female attendants on the ladies of the families of Zamindars, who, as they are not allowed to marry, lead a life of prostitution. Their sons call themselves as Balijas.
Keywords: Adapapa, Zamindars, Balija, prostitution, female attendants