The Sipahi are a Muslim community found in the state of Gujarat in India . They are also known as Kasbatis, especially in all Gujarat like this kathiyawad,as known as saurashtra region (district, villages) Baroda.￼and all small town and city
History and origin
The word sipahi means a soldier in the Turkish language, while the word Kasbati means a town dweller. Both these terms refer to an endogamous Gujarati Muslim community of a mixed origin. Some Sipahis claim Rajput ancestry, while others especially in Saurashtra claim to be converted Kolis. They were established in various parts of Gujarat in the 17th, 18th and 19th Century, and served as soldiers in the armies of the various rulers in the west India. In 1880 books of kathiyawad sangrah was written in kathiyawad region living Sipahi community is 50500
The Sipahis of Saurashtra are known as Chadivati Sipahi, while those in north Gujarat are known as Kasbatis. They have a number of clans, the main ones being the Sayyid, Mughal, Qureshi, Shaikh, Pathan, Parmar, Ghori, Rathore, Kokwana, Bhelim, Khokhar and Soomra. Some of these clans claim Arab ancestry, and those of the Sayyid divisions are considered superior over other groups.
The Sipahi traditionally served in the armies of the various local rulers in Kathiawar and Gujarat. Many are now farmers, while some in Jetpur are weavers, while those in Morvi are masons. Like other Gujarati Muslims, they have a caste association, the Samastha Sipahi Jamat. Historically, membership of the jamat meant the individual could call himself a Sipahi. The community no longer recruit new members, and is now a fairly distinct Muslim caste. In kathiyawad and other regional part of Gujarat. Very old sipahisamaj community jamat are porbandar rajkot bhavnagar, jamnagar etc. In 2015 our sipahisamaj young people's together and properly make a SIPAISAMAJ TRUST GUJARAT his registration number was B/ 41 porbandar trust activities are seen this link  this trust was distribution monthly newspaper SIPAISAMAJ and distribution all over Gujarat
- R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen (editors). People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Three. pp. 1304–1308.