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THE Aruks inhabit the northern part of Shahjehanpore, and are chiefly employed as village watchmen. They sing and dance in the marriage processions of the lower Hindoos. When not employed as watchmen, they are addicted to theft. They are not of a migratory disposition, and though reputed to be of the predatory class, are faithful as watchmen. Their principal diet is animal food, including swines' flesh. They live usually about fifty years, and their religion is Hindoo of a low class, mixed up with aboriginal superstitions.