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The Thakore are Rajput caste found in the state of Gujarat in India. They also known as Patanwadia, Dharedas or Baria.[1]

History and origin[edit]

The Thakore of Gujarat claim to have originated in Gujarat State.They are clans of Rajput community.° They are found in the districts of Mehsana, Ahmedabad, Banaskantha, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha and Baroda. The community resemble many other quasi-Rajput groupings such as the Kathi found in Gujarat. They have a number of clans, called ataks, the chiefs ones being the Makwana, Solanki, Parmar, Jhala, Chauhan and Vaghela, all of which are also Rajput clans, suggesting a common origin with the Rajput community. Like other Hindu communities, they maintain the custom of clan exogamy.[1]


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  1. ^ a b People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Two edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen pages 1363-1368

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