Lazarus (“Lajarus”) Barla (born November 4, 1979 in Savnamara, near Sundargarh, Orissa) is a field hockey defender from India, who belongs to the Oraon tribe of Chota Nagpur. He made his international senior debut for the Men’s National Team in January 1998 during the test serie against Germany. He represented his native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, where India finished in seventh place.