Northern India and Pakistan
It is used among Gakhars, Janjuas and other Rajput communities. People of Dhund, Dhanial, Kethwal and Satti tribes also use the surname. In Ludhiana region, it is used by Grewal Jat people. A tribe of Jats, who are an offshoot of the Sial tribe, also use this surname. In the Kabirwala region, it is used by another Jat tribe.
The Sahu people in Maharashtra belong to the Teli caste. They migrated from Bundelkhand to mainly Vidarbha region to escape some war. They trace their origin to Karmabai who lived in the Jagannath Temple in Puri. The Sahu people of Maharashtra have been classified among [General catagory].
Odisha and Andhra Pradesh
List of people with the surname Sahu
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- Nagendra Kr Singh (2006). Global Encyclopaedia of the South Indian Dalit's Ethnography. Global Vision Publishing House. p. 281. ISBN 978-81-8220-168-2. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
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