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virupaksha Rayar-2,last kuruba emperor
Kuruba or Kuruma or Gowda or Kuruba Gowda is a Hindu caste. In the past, people belonging to this caste were primarily shepherds and farmers. The community is present in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. They are known by different names such as Dhangar, Hatkar and Telwar Lingayat in Maharashtra.
Kingdoms and rulers
- ^ See R. C. Dhere, Shikar Shingnapurcha ShriShambhu Mahadeo, 2001, Pune, (Marathi), Pg. 276, 277, 288, 297, 307, 312, 338, 384, 221, 143, 127, 78, 67, 45, 2
- ^ a b Sharma, Suresh K. Haryana past and present. p. 173.
- ^ a b Bhattacharya, Sabyasachi. Education and the disprivileged: Nineteenth and twentieth century India. p. 40.
- ^ a b Dames, Mansel Longworth. Book of Duarte Barbosa. p. 204.