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The Bargujar or Badgujars is a clan of the Rajput, Gurjar, and Maratha peoples of India.[1]


In its survey of The People of India, the Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) - a government-sponsored organisation - noted that

The Gurjars/Gujjars were no doubt a remarkable people spread from Kashmir to Gujarat and Maharashtra, who gave an identity to Gujarat, established kingdoms, entered the Rajput groups as the dominant lineage of Badgujar, and survive today as a pastoral and a tribal group with both Hindu and Muslim segments.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Kumar Suresh Singh; B. V. Bhanu; Anthropological Survey of India (2004). People of India: Maharashtra. Popular Prakashan. p. xxviii. ISBN 978-8-17991-101-3. 

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