Kanet

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The KanetThakur are Hindu caste found in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India.[1]

History and origin[edit]

The word Kanet is said to be derived from the Sanskrit word kunit, which means indifference to caste rules, and the community is said to be descended from Rajput.

Distribution[edit]

The Kanet are found throughout eastern Himachal Pradesh, occupying the whole of Suket, Kullu, Mandi and Sirmur and Shimla Solan Distt Bilaspur Distt. except Kangra & Hamirpur.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of Punjab. Low Price Publications. pp. 457–471