|Regions with significant populations|
Primary populations outside of Kashmir and Punjab can be found in:
Few Hundred Roman Catholic (converted by Portuguese in Goa & Mangalore)
Main article: Goan Catholics & Mangalorean Catholics
The Saraswats are a sub-group of Hindu Brahmins who trace their ancestry to the banks of the erstwhile river Sarasvati of Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir state), India. They have migrated to various parts of northern, western and southern India.