The Janjua Rajput is a branch of the ancient Vedic Aryans of India belonging to the Lunar Race or Chandra Vansh. They gain descendancy primarily from Kuru clan, a descendant of the the Puru Dynasty. Arjuna, the Pandava Kshatriya hero of the Mahabharata epic is the father of this dynasty. Another famous patriarch king within this branch is Raja Janamejaya who was the great grandson of Arjuna Pandava (through his father Raja Parikshit, son of Raja Abhimanyu son of Arjun Pandav.) ** ...more on Wikipedia about "Janjua"
Jasrotia is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula kachwaha ...more on Wikipedia about "Jasrotia"
Jhala is a chandravanshi rajput kula (clan). Category:Indian surnames ...more on Wikipedia about "Jhala"
Jodha is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Rao Jodha, founder of Jodhpur is the progenitor of this shakha. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jodha"
Kandali Festival is a festivals of Bhotiya tribe of the Pithoragarh district of Uttaranchal state of India.This festival is coincides with the blooming of Kandali plant,which flowers once in twelve years.It is organised in Chaudas valley between August to October. It is celebrated for the killing of the Zorawar Singh's army, who attacked this area from Ladakh in 1841.The ladies go out in procession in their traditional attire to destroy shrubs of Kandali, where those soldiers were hidden.His demoralised army returned along the Kali river,looting the villages on the way.The ladies resisted them and this is enacted till today. The time of the occasion is of great festivities with great eatings and dances coupled with local brew 'Chakti'. Kandali bloomed last time in 1999 and next festival will be held in 2011. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kandali Festival"
Kannadiga is the term for a native speaker of Kannada. Karnataka State of India is the homeland of most Kannadigas. Other Kannadigas live in Goa, Tamil Nadu and other adjacent states, as well as abroad. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kannadigas"
The Karkarthar (also Karkathar) is an ethnic group, a variety of Saiva Vellalars, which in turn is a sub- caste of the Pillai caste group of Hindus, whose members predominantly live in Tamil Nadu. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karkarthar" shortopedia - Xtending Info.
Karnot is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Karnot shakha of rathores originated from Karan Singh Rathore who was a son of Rao Jodha, the rathore ruler who founded Jodhpur during Rana Kumbha's time. Jodha's other son, Bika, founded Bikaner. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karnot"
Katoch is a chandravanshi rajput kula. ...more on Wikipedia about "Katoch"
Kheechee is a shakha of agnivanshi rajput cula chauhan. Prithviraj Chauhan belonged to this shakha. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kheechee"
Khokra is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. ...more on Wikipedia about "Khokra"
The Konkani people are an Indian ethnic group. According to some, the word derives from "kum", meaning 'Mother Earth' and "Kana", meaning 'dust' or 'atom'. The Konkani within the Indian state of Goa have been principally a farming community through most of their history, though now moving increasingly towards tourism. The Konkani people in other states are mainly a business community. ...more on Wikipedia about "Konkani people"
(Konyak) A Naga tribe known for their valour and head-hunting practices. They are recognised among other Naga people by their tattoos. They have tattoos all over their face and hands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Konyak"
Kotas is the name of an aboriginal tribe living in the Nilgiris region of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in the vicinity of the popular hiss-station of [[Ooty. Traditionally, they have been skilled potters. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kotas" http://www.shortopedia.com rocks.
Kumpawat is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Rao Kumpa rathore's descendants are kumpawat rathores. He was a general in the army of Rao Maldeo Rathore. Rao Kumpa was the son of Rao Akhairaj. Rao Akhairaj was the brother of Rao Jodha founder of Jodhpur. Rao Kumpa died on 5th January 1544. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kumpawat"
This is a full list of Scheduled Tribes in India, as recognised in India's Constitution. The term "Scheduled Tribes" refers to specific indigenous peoples whose status is acknowledged to some formal degree by appropriate national and state legislation. A collective term in use locally to describe most of these peoples is "Adivasi". See also the articles on tribal peoples (Adivasis) and Scheduled Castes and Tribes for further explanation. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Scheduled Tribes in India"
The Chitpavan, Chitpawan, or Konkanastha Brahmins are a brahmin community of Konkan, the coastal belt of western Maharashtra. Sometimes they are affectionately refered to as Kobras. (Since Konkanastha is actually a general geographic label, meaning "Native of Konkan" in Sanskrit, the name Chitpavan is preferrable. In this text, however, the names Chitpavan, Konkanastha, and Kobra are used interchangeably.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Maharashtrian Konkanastha Brahmins"
Mahli is the name of a tribe, mostly residing in in Santhal Parganas, and certain other regions of Jharkhand state, India. Their population is dwindling. Mahali people traditionally earn their livelihood by selling articles madeup of Bamboos. Typical articles made up of bamboos are Machi (bench for one person), umbrella (big, beautiful non folding umbrellas give total protection from rain), soop (used in kitchen, to remove dust from cereals), sop and chatai (for lying down and sleeping), raincap (special cap covering head, hairs and upper back for protection from rains during work). ...more on Wikipedia about "Mahli"
The Mizos are a scheduled tribe in northeastern India, primarily in the state of Mizoram, of which they are in the majority. Mizos are a close-knit society with no class distinction and no discrimination on grounds of sex. The entire society is knitted together by a peculiar code of ethics ' Tlawmngaihna',which makes each individual responsible for his/her actions and demands that he/she be hospitable, helpful, considerate and honest in his dealings with others. The Mizos are divided into numerous tribes/sub-tribes, which includes the Lushai, the Ralte, the Hmar, the Paite, the Mara, and the Pawi. Their languages (of which the largest is Lushai) belong to the Tibeto-Burman family, and are closely related to those of the Chin in the adjacent Chin State of Burma, as well as those of the Nagas. Kukis and others. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mizo"
The Munda are a tribal (Adivasi) people of Bihar, India. Their language is Mundari; it belongs to the Munda family of Austro-Asiatic languages, and in fact the family is named after the Munda people. There are some two million Munda people (twenty lakhs). ...more on Wikipedia about "Munda people"
Norteiro is the Portuguese language term for people belonging to former Portuguese Exclave in the western littoral of South Asia, which included islands such as the islands of Bom Bahia (modern Bombay), the Island of Salsette, Dharavi Island, New Bombay, Chaul- Revdanda, Baçaim, Damaõ, and Dio (i.e. " Diu") located across the Gulf of Cambay. ...more on Wikipedia about "Norteiro people" http://www.shortopedia.com - now! Ethnic_groups_in_India
The Oraon are a tribal (Adivasi) people of Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, India. Their language, Kurukh, belongs to the Dravidian family, and is most closely related to Brahui and Paharia. About 25 percent of the population are Christians. There are close to two million Oraon (twenty lakhs). ...more on Wikipedia about "Oraon"
Pathania is a shakha of chandravanshi rajput kula Banaphar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pathania"
Peeparra is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput cula guhilote. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peeparra"
Phase Pardhi or Phasse Pardhi are a tribe in India. The tribe is stereotyped as a criminal tribe and often faces harracement by Indian law enforcement agencies. The tribe is found mostly in Maharashtra and parts of Madhya Pradesh. The Phasse are a sub tribe of the Pardhi caste. The Passe number 60,000, with 10,000 child beggars and only 3,000 literates in Mumbai alone. Pardhi is the term for "hunter". ...more on Wikipedia about "Phase Pardhi"
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