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The Ahirwar, or Aharwar are members of a north Indian Chamar caste categorised among the Scheduled Castes.[1][2][3]

They are present, for example, in the state of Madhya Pradesh.[4] The 2001 Census of India recorded them in the Bundelkhand area and as the largest caste group in Lalitpur district, Uttar Pradesh, with a total population 138,167.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Abbasi, A. A., ed. (2001). Dimensions of Human Cultures in Central India: Professor S.K. Tiwari Felicitation Volume. Sarup & Sons. p. 255. ISBN 978-8-17625-186-0. 
  2. ^ Chaudhary, Shyam Nandan (2007). Dalit Agenda and Grazing Land to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. Concept Publishing Co. p. 119. 
  3. ^ Nandu Ram (2009). Beyond Ambedkar: Essays on Dalits in India. Har Anand Publications. p. 164. ISBN 9788124114193. 
  4. ^ Ahmad, Aijazuddin (2009). Geography of the South Asian subcontinent : a critical approach. New Delhi: Concept Pub. Co. ISBN 978-8-18069-568-1.