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The Boricha get their name from the Boricha region of Kutch, which was their original homeland, from where they emigrated to Jamnagar District due to a drought. According to other traditions, the word Boricha means those who are of value. The community are now found in the Jhodia taluka of Jamnagar District, Kutch District, Morvi in Rajkot District and Junagadh District. They are one of the four sub-groups of the Ahir community found in Gujarat. The community still speak the Kutchi language.