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Monday, November 17, 2014

Koli Caste in Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period

History Aspects of Lifestyle in Garhwal in pal /Shah Era -8

Administration, Social and Cultural Characteristics History of Garhwal in Shah Dynasty -45 

History of Garhwal including Haridwar (1223- 1804 AD) –part -234     
   History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -482 
                        By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Research Student)

               Koli caste was supposed to be lower than touchable caste but upper than Harijan or Shilpkar. The Shilpkar could take food cooked by Kolis but Kolis did not take food cooked by Shilpkar. Same way Koli used to take food cooked by Bith (upper caste Khas, Rajput and Brahmins) but Bith did not take food cooked by Kolis.
 It is said that Kolis were born by Rajput male and Harijan or Koli female. Today, Kolis say that they are Chandravanshi.
 Kolis were weaver sect of Garhwal society. They used to weave dress materials by hemp fiber. It was a must a or two Koli families within four five or two villages.Theere were subgroups among Kolis as Pabila (the hemp fiber weavers), Gaykariya Koli (son of Rajput male and Koli female). Gaykariya Koli were upper cast Kolis.

Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com14/11/2014
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -483 
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
History of Garhwal from 1223-1804 to be continued in next chapter ….
History of Characteristics of Garhwal Kings Shah dynasty, to be continued


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Notes on South Asian Modern Period  History of Garhwal;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Pauri Garhwal; South Asian  Modern Period  History of Chamoli Garhwal;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Rudraprayag Garhwal;  South Asian Modern  History of Tehri Garhwal; South Asian Modern  History of Uttarkashi Garhwal;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Dehradun, Garhwal;  Modern  History of Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period   History of Manglaur, Haridwar;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Rurkee Haridwar ;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Bahadarpur Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period History of Haridwar district, South Asian History of Bijnor old Garhwal

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Koli Caste in Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period in Garhwal; History aspects Koli Caste in Pauri Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period; History aspects Koli Caste in Haridwar Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period; History aspects Koli Caste in Dehradun Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period; History aspects Koli Caste in Uttarkashi Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period; History aspects Koli Caste in Tehri Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period; History aspects Koli Caste in Rudraprayag Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period; History aspects Koli Caste in Chamoli Garhwal in Pal /Shah Period