Thuluva Vellalar

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Thuluva Vellalar
Regions with significant populations
Tamil Nadu
Tamil, Kannada, Telugu
Related ethnic groups

Thuluva Vellalar or Tuluva Vellala is a caste from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.[citation needed]

The Thondaimandala Thuluva Vellalar are classified as a Forward caste, meaning that they obtain no redress under India's system of positive discrimination. They were formerly significant landowners.[1]

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  1. ^ Rajadurai, S. V.; Geetha, V. (2004). "Response to John Harriss". In Wyatt, Andrew; Zavos, John. Decentring the Indian Nation. Routledge. p. 115. ISBN 978-1-13576-169-1.