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The Rabari people are an ethnic group of India and Pakistan. They are also known as Rebari, Raikas, and Dewasi. They tend to be pastoralists and are in north, central, and western states of India such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Punjab, as well as Sindh in Pakistan.
In the semi-desert Kachchh region of Gujarat and in Sindh, Pakistan, they and the Muslim Maldharis are the most significant of the pastoralist communities. In these areas they comprise five related groups, the Debar, Gardo, Kantho, Katchi, and Ragad.
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