Vanza also spelt as Wanza sometimes, is one the Hindu artisan community from India. The main occupation of the community is of weaving, dyeing and also tailoring -Darzi works. They are included in other backward class of Gujarat. Outside India, the caste has diaspora and caste associations in nations like, Kenya, Uganda and United Kingdom. They worship Hinglaj as their kuldevi and many are followers of Pushtimarg sect of Hinduism.
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