Bania



ETHNONYMS: Agarwal, Agarwala, Agarwal Marwadi, Aggarwal, Agrawal, Bani, Banik, Banikar, Baniya, Banjig, Barnik, Mahajan, Marwadi Bania, Marwari, Oswal, Sahukar, Sarnabanik, Seth, Sonarbania, Sowcar, Subarnabanik, Vani, Vania


See also Jain ; Vaisya

Bibliography

Darling, Malcolm Lyall (1925). The Punjab Peasant in prosperity and Debt. London: Oxford University Press. 4th ed. 1978. Columbia, Mo.: South Asia Books; New Delhi: Manohar Book Service.


Enthoven, Reginald E. (1922). "Vanias." In The Tribes and Castes of Bombay, edited by Reginald E. Enthoven. Vol. 3, 412-442. Bombay: Government Central Press. Reprint. 1975. Delhi: Cosmo Publications.


Risley, Herbert Hope (1891). "Subarnabanik." In The Tribes and Castes of Bengal, edited by Herbert Hope Risley. Vol. 2, 261-266. Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press. Reprint. 1981. Calcutta: Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay.


Russell, R. V., and Hira Lal (1916). "Bania." In The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell and Hira Lal. Vol. 2, 111-161. London: Macmillan. Reprint. 1969. Oosterhout: Anthropological Publications.

W. D. MERCHANT

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