Saraswat Brahmin

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Saraswat
Regions with significant populations

Primary populations outside of kashmir/Punjab can be found in:

  • Goa
  • Maharashtra
  • Karnataka
Languages
Marathi, Konkani
Religion
Om.svg Hindu
Christian cross.svg 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 erstwhile river Saraswati of Kashmir (Jammu & Kashmir State) India. They have migrated to various parts of northern , western and southern India.

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