Saraswat Brahmin

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Regions with significant populations

Primary populations outside of Kashmir and Punjab can be found in:

  • Goa
  • Maharashtra
  • Karnataka
Marathi, Konkani
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.