Bhandari caste

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For other uses, see Bhandari (disambiguation).
Regions with significant populations

Primary populations in:

Various dialects of Konkani and Marathi
Related ethnic groups
Konkani people
Bhandari men in western India (c. 1855-1862).

The Bhandari community is a caste that inhabits the western coast of India. They form the largest caste group in the state of Goa, reportedly being over 30% of that state's Hindu population, and play a major role in deciding the future of any political party there.[1]

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  1. ^ "Treasurers of yore, now key to political fortune". The Times Of India. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 

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