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The Maheshwari originate from Khandela, Rajasthan in western India. They are a sub-group within the Marwaris and Mewari community. The community is relatively small in population but is now found throughout India. Many of its members now have migrated abroad also.
- People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part Two edited by A Hasan & J C Das Manohar publications page 925