|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 erstwhile river Saraswati of Kashmir (Jammu & Kashmir State) India. They have migrated to various parts of northern , western and southern India.