Golla (caste)

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The Golla community or caste (Also knows as Yadavas)[1] is a cattle-rearing caste in Andhra Pradesh who like the Kuruba, Kuruva and Kuruma, are predominantly sheep, goat and cattle herders. Alternate spellings include Gwals, Gaur, Gaura, Gowda or Gowda Golla.[2]

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  1. ^ Peter J. Claus; Sarah Diamond; Margaret Ann Mills (2003). South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia : Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. Taylor & Francis. pp. 329–. ISBN 978-0-415-93919-5. Retrieved 28 August 2017. 
  2. ^ Comprehensive History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh p 15 M. L. K. Murty, Dravidian University - 2003 -"In addition to Scheduled Tribes, there are other social groups, like Golla, Kuruba, Kuruva and Kuruma, whose traditional economy is predominantly sheep/goat herding and cattle pastoralism."