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The Saraswats are a sub-group of Hindu
Hindu
Brahmins of India who trace their ancestry to the banks of the Sarasvati River. In Kalhana's Rajatarangini
Rajatarangini
(12th century CE), the Saraswats are mentioned as one of the five Pancha Gauda Brahmin
Brahmin
communities residing to the north of the Vindhyas.[1] They were spread over a wide area in northern part of the Indian subcontinent. One group lived in coastal Sindh
Sindh
and Gujarat,this group migrated to Bombay State
Bombay State
after the partition of India in 1947. One group was found in pre-partition Punjab and Kashmir most of these migrated away from Pakistan after 1947. Another branch, known as Goud Saraswat Brahmin, are now found along the western coast of India.[2] References[edit]

^ D. Shyam Babu and Ravindra S. Khare, ed. (2011). Caste in Life: Experiencing Inequalities. Pearson Education India. p. 168. ISBN 9788131754399.  ^ James G. Lochtefeld (2002). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: N-Z. Rosen. pp. 490–491. ISBN 9780823931804. 

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Ethnic groups, social groups and tribes of Goa
Goa
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Saraswats

Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmins Kudaldeshkar Gaud Brahman Goud Saraswat Brahmins Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins

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Karhade Padye Bhatt Prabhu

Konkanasthas

Chitpavan
Chitpavan
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Daivadnya

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Gomantak Maratha

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