Mahar



ETHNONYMS: Early British spelling was Mhar; nineteenth-century designation for military Mahars was Parwari; in Madhya Pradesh, India, Mahars are classed as Mehtars


See also Maratha ; Neo-Buddhist ; Untouchables

Bibliography

Ambedkar, B. R. (1989). Dr. Babashaheb Ambedkar: Writings and Speeches. 6 vols. Bombay: Education Department, Government of Maharashtra.


Enthoven, Reginald E. (1922). "Mahār." In The Tribes and Castes of Bombay. Vol. 2. Bombay: Government Central Press.


Keer, Dhananjay (1954). Dr. Ambedkar: Life and Mission. Bombay: Popular Prakashan. 3rd ed. 1971.


Robertson, Alexander (1938). The Mahar Folk. Calcutta: YMCA Publishing House; Oxford University Press.


Zelliot, Eleanor (1978). "Dalit—New Cultural Context of an Old Marathi Word." In Contributions to Asian Studies, edited by Clarence Maloney. Vol. 9, Language and Civilization Change in South Asia. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

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Dec 25, 2011 @ 6:06 am
my question is which 12 subcastes are there in mahar community?

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