Sagar caste

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The Sagar are a Hindu caste found in the state of Gujarat in India.[1]

History and origin[edit]

The Sagar claim to be of the Kshatriya varna, whose ancestors arrived in Kathiawar from Rajasthan. They are one of a number of quasi-Rajput groups such as the Kathi found in Saurashtra, and are concentrated in the districts of Junagadh, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Amreli and Rajkot. The Sagar speak the Kathiwari dialect of Gujarati.[2]

Present circumstances[edit]

The Sagar have four territorial divisions, the Suratia, Gujjar, Badai and Mewari.There are connubial and commensal relations among the four divisions. The Sagar are further divided into clans called ataks, the main ones being Gohil, Solanki, Chauhan, Hajani, Parmar,Nanera, karena, Nanani, Virani, Ambani and Mandani. They are a community of large to medium sized farmers, with many now beginning to migrate to the cities, and are in the process of getting urbanized.[3]

It's Said that their ancestor are have very long record,the Origin of this caste have a very near relation with the Origin of the River Ganga in India. Now there are upcoming in their own and other field.

The ancestors are mentioned in Bhagwat Geeta with a short story.

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References[edit]

[full citation needed]

  1. ^ People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Three edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen pages 1220-1224
  2. ^ People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Three edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen pages 1220-1224
  3. ^ People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Three edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen pages 1220-1224