Thursday, August 11, 2022

The People



Gujjars or Gurjaras belong to the Kshatriya and Brahmin castes. They are concentrated in large numbers in the Khadar and canal villages of the Karnal district in Haryana. They are mainly found in the states of Punjab, Jammu &Kashmir, Gujarat. 

In another category are the village artisans, craftsmen and others who help in the agricultural operations. These included the village blacksmith, the carpenter, the oilman (teli), the barber (nai), the washer man (dhobi), the village potter (kumhar) and some others.