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Sunar (alternately Suniar(eh), Sonar or Swarnkar) is a Hindu caste in India and Nepal referring to the community of people who work as goldsmiths. [1]

17 relations: Caste system in India, Goldsmith, Gotra, Gujarat, Haryana, Khatri, Mair caste, Moneylender, North India, Panchayati Hall, Pawnbroker, Punjab, India, Rajasthan, Sanskrit, Sikh, Soni (caste), Varma (surname).

Caste system in India

The caste system in India is the paradigmatic ethnographic example of caste.

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A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious metals.

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In Hindu society, the term gotra (Sanskrit: गोत्र) is commonly considered to be equivalent to clan.

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Gujarat is a state in Western India and Northwest India with an area of, a coastline of – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million.

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Haryana, carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1November 1966 on linguistic basis, is one of the 29 states in India.

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Khatri is a caste from the northern Indian subcontinent.

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Mair caste

The Mair are a Sunar community traditionally found in northern India.

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A moneylender is a person or group who typically offers small personal loans at high rates of interest and is different from banks and financial institutions that typically provide such loans.

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North India

North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India.

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Panchayati Hall

Panchayati Hall is a Hindu temple devoted to the goddess Durga and Lord Shiva, located in Jaipur, India.

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A pawnbroker is an individual or business (pawnshop or pawn shop) that offers secured loans to people, with items of personal property used as collateral.

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Punjab, India

Punjab is a state in northern India.

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Rajasthan (literally, "Land of Kings") is India's largest state by area (or 10.4% of India's total area).

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Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a person associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.

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Soni (caste)

The Soni are a Hindu caste found throughout India.

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Varma (surname)

Varmā, Verma, Varman, or Burman are surnames found in India and South-East Asia.

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Mair Kshatriya Swarnkar, Sunar (caste).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunar

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