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The Thakore ઠાકોર are a caste found in the state of Gujarat in India. In some area of Gujarat Kolis called as Thakore.[1][2]

History and origin[edit]

The Thakore claim to have originated in Gujarat State. They are found in the districts of Mehsana, Patan, Ahmedabad, Banaskantha, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Anand, Sabarkantha, Aravalli, Panchmahal ,Sourashtra and Baroda. The community resemble many other quasi-Rajput groupings such as the Kathi found in Gujarat. They have a number of clans, called ataks, the chiefs ones being the Makwana, Solanki, Parmar, Jhala, Chauhan and Vaghela, Dabhi, Jadav all of which are also Rajput clans, suggesting a common origin with the Rajput community. Like other Hindu communities, they maintain the custom of clan exogamy.[3]

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