Saraswat Brahmin

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Saraswat
Regions with significant populations

Primary populations can be found in:

  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Uttarakhand
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Delhi
  • Goa
  • Maharastra
  • Karnataka
Languages
Kashmiri, Hindi, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Braj Bhasha
Religion
Om.svg Hindu
Christian cross.svg Few Hundred Roman Catholic (converted by Portuguese in Goa & Mangalore)
Main article: Goan Catholics & Mangalorean Catholics

The Saraswats are a sub-group of Hindu Brahmins who trace their ancestry to the banks of the erstwhile river Sarasvati. They have migrated to various parts of northern, western and southern India.