South Asian Peoples
The Kumhar are a widely distributed community of northern India. The term 'kumhar' is derived from the Sanskrit word kumbhkara, meaning a maker of pots. They are known by different names in different states, such as Kusuvan in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Kulal in the coastal districts of Karnataka and Kerala, Kumbar in the entire region of Karnataka, Kummara in Andhra Pradesh and Kumar in Assam.
-- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume V. India's Communities H-M. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 1880-1893
Peoples within this cluster:
Kumhar; Kumhar, Assamese; Kumhar, Bagheli; Kumhar, Bengali; Kumhar, Bhojpuri; Kumhar, Chhattisgarhi; Kumhar, Gujarati; Kumhar, Maithili; Kumhar, Marathi; Kumhar, Mewari; Kumhar, Oriya; Kumhar, Pahari; Kumhar, Panjabi; Kumhar, Tripuri; Kumhar, Urdu
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