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Caste system in Himachal Pradesh

By | November 6, 2016

Koli – Kolis are believed to have sprung from abandoned Kanets who volunteered to remove carcasses in the absence of Chamar when disease claimed the lives of large number of cattle. In the Shivalik Hills Kolis call themselves New Rajput or Kshatriya. Chamar – Traditional leather workers are called Chamar. It is a widely spread… Read More »