Synonyms for gavli or Related words with gavli

rabari              balmiki              tadvi              baniya              jatav              kumhar              vellala              devadiga              prabhus              madiga              devanga              dhangar              khairwar              karhade              bhilala              pulaya              garasia              dhanuk              jenu              chenchu              garasiya              illathu              kuruba              mairembam              kumbhar              subcaste              ahir              daivajna              bairagi              ghanchi              gothra              mogaveera              billava              pinjara              yaduvanshi              pulayar              katyayan              bhand              audichya              ediga              bhuiyar              yajurvedi              lohana              kurubas              kaniyar              vokkaliga              gurukkal              suthars              mohyal              vasave             



Examples of "gavli"
In Maharashtra, the Gavli community have four sub-divisions, the Yadav or Ahir Gavli, Yadavanshi Gavli, Nandvanshi Gavli and Lingayat Gavli. Each of these groups is of a distinct origin, and do not intermarry, and have their own particular customs and traditions.
In Gujarat, the Gavli are an immigrant community, having immigrated in the 18th Century from Maharashtra. They are found mainly in Rajkot and Baroda districts. Most of the community now speak Gujarati, although a significant number still understand Marathi. Marital ties are still maintained with Gavli communities in Maharashtra. The Gavli community is further divided into a number of exogamous clans such as the Hiranwar, Hajari, Bania, Fulsunge and Phenwar. Each of these clans maintains their own tribal deities, such the Bania Gavli, who worship Ajottmata. Historically, the Gavli were cattle herders, although they maintained a distance from Gujarati pastoral communities such as the Ahir and Charan. Many have given up their traditional occupation, and begun to settle down in towns and cities.
According to available ancient Documents, the village Mardana was stablished in the year “Savat 532 Veshakh sudi 3 Thursday, Krishna paksh” by the son of Sardhawaj, Mayurdwaj, caste "Gavli" and subcaste Sakalya. The Mayurdwaj rehabilitated the Tadwi, Golar, Gavli, and Bhil communities and settled in here the Rajput's and Gurjars of Gujrat states and therefore this locality was called as Mardana.
Gowari, alternatively known as Gavli, Gowlan or Gowli, are a pastoral caste predominantly living in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Goa states of India. The word "Gavli" means a milkmen or herdsmen in the Marathi language, and refers to a number of communities that practice, or at one time practiced pastoralism in western India.
The first Yadav Gavli Association was founded in 1903, and in the early 1920s it petitioned the Southborough Committee to recognise the caste as Maratha. In support of their claim, the Yadav Gavli cited their legendary descent from Krishna, a history of Yadav kings in North India, Gujarat, and the Deccan, their Kshatriya practices, and their frequent service in the British military, to include the Maratha regiments.
V. P. Naik was born in Gavli, Pusad in 1913. His experience in grassroots politics made him a responsible legislator. He was a staunch supporter of Yashwantrao Chavan.
While Banai is considered as a legal wife of Khandoba in Maharashtra (especially with the Dhangars), the Kurubas of Karnataka regard her as a concubine. While Mhalsa is from the high-caste Lingayat merchant (Vani) community, Banai is described as a Dhangar (shepherd caste), representing the "outside" and associates Khandoba with non-elite herding castes like Dhangars, Gavli and Kuruba (Gowda) who live in the forest. Some traditions consider Banai as a Gavli (cowherd caste) or Koli (fisherman caste). In Karnataka, she is called Kurbattyavva and is a Kuruba.
The term 'Yadav' now covers many traditional peasant-pastoral castes such as Ahirs of the Hindi belt and the Gavli of Maharashtra. The Yadav are included in the category Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in many Indian states.
The Havyaka Brahmins of Sirsi speak dialect of Kannada known as Havyaka Kannada. A sizable part of the population belonging to Daivajna and Gavli communities and also Christians speak Konkani. The Muslims in this city speak Urdu.
The Goddess is kuldevi (clan goddess) for Maratha clans of Maharashtra. The Goddess is either revered by or is the Family Deity for many castes including Dhangar,Mali,Deshastha Brahmin, Carnatic Brahman, Bharbhunja, Burud, Kolhati, Gavli, Jogi, Johar, San Teli, Gavandi, Pangul, Sonar, Lonari, Kasar, Bhute, Kalar and Koli.
Sudhakarrao Rajusing Naik (21 August 1934 – 10 May 2001) was an Indian politician from Indian National Congress party who served as Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 25 June 1991 until 22 February 1993 following the communal riots in the aftermath of 1993 Bombay Bombings. Born at the remote Gavli village in Yavatmal district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, he was nephew of Mr Vasantrao Naik who was Chief Minister of Maharashtra for 11 years.
During the rise of Buddhism, the East Nimar region was included in Avanti Kingdom under Chand Pradyota Mahesana, which was later added to the growing empire of Magadha by Shishunaga. From the early 2nd century BC. to late 15th century AD, the Nimar Region (earlier a part of Khandesh) underwent the ruling of many emperors from many dynasties, which include Mauryas, Shungas, Early Satvahanas, Kardamakas, Abhiras (Ahir Gavli), Vakatakas, Imperial Guptas, Kalchuris, Vardhanas (of Harsha Vardhana fame), Chalukyas, Kanungos, Rashtrakutas, Paramaras, Faruki Dynasty etc.
The Ahir are one of the four sub-divisions of the Gavli found in Maharashtra, and are found throughout the state. They are also known as Ahire, Golkar, Goalar, and Rawat. According to their tradition following a communal riot between Hindus and Muslims, they left their ancestral village of Kharpa in Kannauj District of Uttar Pradesh. The community continue speak Hindi among themselves, but most also speak Marathi. They have been granted other backward caste status in Maharashtra. Historically, the community was involved in selling of milk.