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:
Agamudaiyan; Kapasia; Karalar; Karnam; Khandait; Khatri, Dogri; Khatri, Hindu; Khatri, Marathi; Khatri, Mewari; Khatri, Muslim; Khatri, Pahari; Khatri, Panjabi; Kodaga; Kongu Vellalar; Maravan; Nagda; Prabhu Kayastha; Prabhu Patane; Vellalan; Vellayan Kuppam Padaiyachi
Countries where they are found:
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: