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Awadhiya Kurmi, Ayodhya Kurmi
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Awadhiya (also referred to as Awadhiya Kurmi, Ayodhya Kurmi and Awadha Vansi) is a Hindu subcaste of the Kurmi who believe themselves to be descendants of the mythological Suryavanshi (Solar) dynasty. They claim their origins to be in Ayodhya, which was the ancient capital of that dynasty. The term "Awadhiya" means people of Awadh or Ayodhya.
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