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Almost 5,000 years ago, Anavils were brought to a village called Anaval situated in south Gujarat from Ayodhya by Hanuman for doing Maha Yagna for Shri Rama who wanted to wash out the sin of killing King Ravana – a Brahmin. They were Aryans migrated from Afghanistan.
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