History and origin 
According their traditions, the community are a branch of the Manka community. According to their tradition, the community was nomadic until the came to an agreement with the rulers of Kutch to settle down. The local word in the Kutchi language for agreement is sangh, and their initial settlement was at Gandhavi, near Porbandar. They are now found mainly in Mandvi taluka of Kutch, where they are found in twelve villages, namely Vandh, Bidada, Pipri, Ratodia, Bhojay, Undot, Khojachora, Asani and Serdi, all along the coast. In addition to these settlements, they are also found in the village of Mota Jakh in Nakhatrana taluka as well as in taluka Abdasa 
Present circumstances 
The Sanghar are divided along religious line, with majority being Vishnuvi Hindu, and a minority are Sunni Muslim. They are a community of farmers, with a minority involved in cattle rearing. Many also serve in the Border Security Force, as their settlements are close to the Pakistan border.
See also 
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- People of India Gujarat, Volume XXI Part 3, edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen, pp. 1246-1251.