The Thakor are subcaste of Koli community living in Gujarat, India.[need quotation to verify][page needed] As with the other Koli communities of Gujarat, they are mostly cultivators and considered to be among the lower of the Other Backwards Classes. The Thakor Kolis also called as Patanwadia, Dhareda and Baria. according to the British Michael Kennedy, The Koli landlords or Koli men of position were known as Thakor.
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