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The Oswal (sometimes spelled Oshwal or Osval) are a Jain community with origins in the Marwar region of Rajasthan and Tharparkar district in Sindh.[1] Oswals are subdivided into Marwari, Gujarati, Kutchi and Multani Oswals.[2]

People with the surname, who may or may not be affiliated to the community, include:


  1. ^ Babb, Lawrence A. (2004). Alchemies of Violence: Myths of Identity and the Life of Trade in Western India. SAGE. pp. 164–178. ISBN 9780761932239. 
  2. ^ B. V. Bhanu (2004). Maharashtra. Popular Prakashan. pp. 1698–. ISBN 978-81-7991-102-0. 

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