The Rajputs of Saurashtra

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Popular Prakashan, Jan 1, 1994 - Rajput (Indic people) - 342 pages
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The Author Has Made A Detailed And Meticulous Examination Of All Aspects Of Social Life Of Rajputs, Their Religious Beliefs, Gender Relations, Education And Aesthetic Life. Based On Field Work, Royal Archives Of Many Former Princely States. Useful For Social Scientists.
 

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As i hear the history of 'KHAVASH' cast is very ancient, The history about god 'PARSHURAM' made the earth NKCCHATRIYA (Non Kcchatrya) and he killed Kcchatriya ,The survivals of cast kcchtriya lives in Darbar area ,they are situated in K Vash (Separate raw of Houses). After this men women and childrens called "KHAVASH' ;They have to work for Darbar ,they all are sub cast of KCCHATRIYA ,they work faithfully and satisfactory,In other states they recognized with other titles, In one doha God Hanuman also called 'KHAVASHI' ;So may it could be right and The cast 'KHAVASH' might have get his honor,The surname of KHAVASH cast also belongs to several Darbar (States) .So if you try , you got something new. 

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If Khavas are from Lower cast then its absolutely wrong. Because in Raj mahel.. .. Strictly prohibited for Lower cast....So They are not from Lower cast and at that time There are is no Government .... king is chief of State... so If anybody serves in RajMahel its better than many other job......
Khavas Rajput are the most trust worthy of The Kings....They also known as " Khas ". means Special Persons of the King.All khavas were not doing house hold jobs of the kings only few khavas who are coward had served the king in household works.....but Many Of khavas serving the kinh as a Soldier nd head of the soldiers clan.......they r definietly economically backward but they r nt from lower caste.....bcoz the kings has nt given permission to any lower caste to enter in his palace........thats nt full truth about Khavas.......but reallity is that :The khavas is one of theMain types of "Rajput".
 

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Contents

Foreword
1
A Historical Outline of Saurashtra
29
Rjput
47
The Kathis
53
Kinship
95
Houses
141
Family
148
Polygyny
171
Religions Beliefs and Practices
214
Khavas
227
The Charans and Barots
238
The Urban Life of Rajputs
269
Character of Rajput
286
Education
300
Rajputs in the Late Sixties
310
Conclusion
318

Rakhat
179
Sexual Life of the Rajputs
189
Purdah
199
Female Infanticide
208

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