South Asian Peoples
The Kurmi are a numerically large and widely distributed cultivating caste, having eleven main endogamous divisions including: Baiswar, Bardhiha, Gangapar, Gujarati, Jaiswar, Kanaujiya, Kharebind, Patariha or Patthariha, Rash, Saindiwar or Saithwar and Singraur. They are a landowning and agricultural community also involved in the domestication of cows and buffaloes.
-- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume V. India's Communities H-M. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 1923-1933
Peoples within this cluster:
Kurmi; Kurmi Mahato; Kurmi, Assamese; Kurmi, Awadhi; Kurmi, Bagheli; Kurmi, Bengali; Kurmi, Bhojpuri; Kurmi, Chhattisgarhi; Kurmi, Magahi; Kurmi, Maithili; Kurmi, Odia; Kurmi, Panjabi
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