What is Kumbhakar caste?

In Bengal Kumhars are one among the ceremonially pure castes. In Odisha they are two types (Odia Kumbhar and Jhadua Kumbhar) who provide vessels for the rice distribution to Jagannath temple. They are belongs to Other Backward Classes in the state of Odisha.

Are Kumhars Dalits?

On being asked about the caste identity of Lakshmi and Kishtayya and their depiction as ‘untouchables’, Benegal recently told this writer that although Kumhars might not now be considered Dalits, they were treated as ‘untouchables’ in the Telengana region of the 1950s, the period in which the film was set.

Is Kumhar a lower caste?

At the census of 1901 the Kum- har was ranked with the impure castes, but his status is not really so low.

Which caste is kumbhar?

Kadia Kumbhar / Kadiya Kumbhar are a Hindu sub-group of the Kumbhar caste, which are found only in Gujarat, India. They are among the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Gujarat State.

Is Gola a lower caste?

The Gollas are classified as Other Backward Class in the Indian System of Reservation.

Who are Prajapat?

Prajapati, (Sanskrit: “Lord of Creatures”) the great creator deity of the Vedic period of ancient India. In the post-Vedic age he came to be identified with the Hindu god Brahma.

Are Prajapati scheduled caste?

Prajapati kumhar is not in SC category Prajapati kumhar is conform in OBC category it is declared.

Is Bharti a scheduled caste?

Bharti belongs to Punjabi Kshatriya caste. Some are also included under SC/ST caste.

Is Chaudhary a scheduled caste?

Chaudhary itself is not a caste but a title given to a person owning 100 acres of land, these people would then manage, collect taxes, and command these lands like other nobles.

Is Shiva a Prajapati?

Post-Vedic texts Other chapters of the epics and Puranas declare Shiva or Vishnu to be Prajapati. The Bhagavad Gita uses the epithet Prajapati to describe Krishna, along with many other epithets.