How many caste are there in Gujjar?
Gurjars or Gujjars are divided in number of clans (Gotras). They have as many as 1178 gotras.
Is Gujjar a high caste?
The “Gurjar’s Community Online” website refers to the Gujjars as upper caste Kshatriyas, which they may have been in Rajasthan, although many Gujjars are Muslims and Sikhs as well. In fact, it seems they specifically rejected a move by the Rajasthan government to have them listed as DNTs.
What is difference between Gurjar and Gujjar?
Gurjar/Gujjar/Gujar all are same. In Punjab the clan are called as Gujjar. Sanskrit word is Gurjar and in hindi it Gujar, similar to Baman, Bahman Brahmin etc. The Gurjars (Gujjars) were Pratihars (The protector) of India and every other kings was either Vassal or fuedatory till 10th.
How many Gujjars are there in India?
Gujjars population in India is 15 Crore, Rajput’s is 4 Crore, Yadav’s is 5 Crore and Jat’s are 3 Crore. Inspite of having the largest population of Gujjars in India as compared to other martial races like Jat, rajput and Yadav.
Who are Gujjars by caste?
Hindu Gujjars usually belong to the kshatriya varna, although some communities are classified as Brahmin. Gujjars can also be Muslim, Sikh, Christian and presumably Buddhist.
Who are Gurjar by caste?
Gurjars are one of the 6 main carpenter (Suthar) castes of Gujarat, and are believed to be of Central Asian descent. They are listed among the Other Backward Classes of Gujarat.
What is the category of Gurjar?
Classification. The Gujjars are classified as Most Backward Caste in Rajasthan, while in some of India’s States and UTs, they are classified as Other Backward Class (OBC).
What is the cast of Gurjar?
The Gujars are a historical caste who have lent their name to the Gujarat District and the town of Gujaranwala in the Punjab, the peninsula and state of Gujarat, and the area known as Gujargash in Gwalior. They numbered 56,000 Persons in 1911, of which the majority belonged to the Hoshangabad and Nimar districts.
Is Bhatia a Gurjar?
Yes Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia(aka Akshay Kumar) is a Punjabi. Born in Amritsar. And one of the few Punjabi actors who can actually speak Punjabi, since he spent his formative years in Punjab.