Castes similar to or like Maratha (caste)

The Maratha caste are a Marathi clan originally formed in the earlier centuries from the amalgamation of families from the peasant (Kunbi), shepherd (Dhangar), blacksmith (Lohar), Sutar (carpenter), Bhandari, Thakar and Koli castes in Maharashtra. Wikipedia

  • Marathi people

    Ethnolinguistic group who speak Marathi, an Indo-Aryan language as their native language. They inhabit the state of Maharashtra as well as districts bordering the state, such as Belgaum(known as Belgaon in Marathi) of Karnataka and the state of Goa in western India as well as districts of southern Gujarat and parts of Madhya Pradesh. Wikipedia

  • Dhangar

    Herding caste of people found in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. They are referred as Gavli in southern Maharashtra, Goa and northern Karnataka, and Ahir in northern Maharashtra (Khandesh region). Wikipedia

  • Kunbi

    Generic term applied to castes of traditionally non-elite farmers in Western India. These include the Dhonoje, Ghatole, Hindre, Jadav, Jhare, Khaire, Lewa (Leva Patil), Lonare and Tirole communities of Vidharbha. Wikipedia

  • Maharashtra

    Maharashtra (, abbr. State in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. Wikipedia

  • Deshastha Brahmin

    Deshastha Brahmins are a Hindu Brahmin subcaste mainly from the Indian state of Maharashtra and northern area of the state of Karnataka. The word Deshastha derives from the Sanskrit deśa (inland, country) and stha (resident), literally translating to "residents of the country". Wikipedia

  • Marathi language

    Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by around 83 million Marathi people of Maharashtra, India. Official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. Wikipedia


    Sentences forMaratha (caste)

    • At the time of demand he possessed no money as his country had been ruined by the constant movements and pillage of Marathas and Afghans.Suraj Mal-Wikipedia
    • Raja Surajmal of Bharatpur is reportedly shown as having denied help to the Maratha army, one of the factors leading to the Marathas’ eventual defeat.Suraj Mal-Wikipedia
    • At present, however, it refers to a set of Maharashtrian castes called Maratha.Marathi people-Wikipedia
    • Later on the Marathas appeared in the scene of administration from 1703 to 1823.Barwani district-Wikipedia
    • After the Portuguese recovered from an encounter with the Marathas, they strengthened their northern defenses and provided shelter to the people there.Chapora Fort-Wikipedia
    • Marathas captured during their wars with the Mughals had been given to the soldiers of the Mughal Army from the Baloch Bugti tribe.Sexual slavery in Islam-Wikipedia

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