The Bhar are a caste in India.

Bhars
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ReligionsHinduism
LanguagesHindiAvadhiBhojpuri
Related groupsRajbhar

HistoryEdit

Influenced by the Arya Samaj movement, as were members of other higher caste, Baijnath Prasad Adhyapak published Rajbhar Jati ka Itihas in 1940. This book attempted to prove that the Rajbhar were formerly rulers who were related to the ancient Bhar tribe.[1]

PresentEdit

Community that is related to the Bhar by occupation in Uttar Pradesh is Rajbhar. It falls under other backward classes in Uttar Pradesh.


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Citations

  1. ^ Narayan, Badri (209). Fascinating Hindutva: Saffron Politics and Dalit Mobilisation. SAGE Publications. p. 25. ISBN 978-8-17829-906-8.

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