South Asian Peoples
Forward caste is a term used in India for castes whose members are ahead of other Indians economically and socially. Forward caste members have a higher social status than scheduled caste or other backward caste members. Bania, Brahmin, Nair and Rajput are among the major forward castes. This cluster encompasses forward caste groups not affiliated with Bania, Brahmin, Nair or Rajput.
Peoples within this cluster:
Kapasia; Karalar; Karnam; Khandait; Khatri, Dogri; Khatri, Hindu; Khatri, Marathi; Khatri, Mewari; Khatri, Pahari; Khatri, Panjabi; Kodaga; Maravan; Nagda; Prabhu Kayastha; Prabhu Patane; Vellalan
Countries where they are found:
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: