Religion and culture
The Karans like the Kayasthas claim to have descended from Chitragupta.They are divided into two subcastes in Orissa viz. Jhadua and Utkal.Some of them claim Brahminical Gotras yet some seem to be totemistic in origin.They claim to be Smarthas and observe holidays and sacraments like all other Hindus.
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