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Come on Sawantwadi is not in Karnataka , its in Maharashtra state. Shocked to see this.
The bulk of the people, the Marathas, Bandharis, and Mhars were formerly famous, both by land and sea, for their fierce cruelty. What reference is available to say any of them fiercly cruel ? Some one may have written this with some prejudices towards these specific communities.I am quite surprised to see unsupported claim ?Mahitgar (talk) 11:38, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
Someone with prejudices should not write on wikipedia i agree with mahitgar — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 08:23, 22 June 2011 (UTC)