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Sri Lankan Caste System: Sinhalese Castes, Sri Lankan Tamil Caste, Pallar, Govigama, Salagama, Timeline of the Karavas, Coast Veddas, Caste Sys by Books Llc

Sri Lankan Caste System: Sinhalese Castes, Sri Lankan Tamil Caste, Pallar, Govigama, Salagama, Timeline of the Karavas, Coast Veddas, Caste Sys

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  • ISBN
    9781157949701 / 1157949703
  • Title Sri Lankan Caste System: Sinhalese Castes, Sri Lankan Tamil Caste, Pallar, Govigama, Salagama, Timeline of the Karavas, Coast Veddas, Caste Sys
  • Author Books Llc
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 56
  • Publisher
    Books LLC, Wiki Series
  • Imprint Books LLC, Wiki Series
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 189mm x 3mm x 246mm

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 54. Chapters: Sinhalese castes, Sri Lankan Tamil caste, Pallar, Govigama, Salagama, Timeline of the Karavas, Coast Veddas, Caste system, Radala, Karava Heraldry, Rodiya, Vaduge, Sri Lankan Mudaliyars, Durava, Colombo Chetties, Vellalar of Sri Lanka, Konda Karavas, Wahumpura, Bathgama, Berava, Karaiyar, List of Salagamas, Kinnaraya, Koviar, Demalagattara, Rajaka, Sakkiliar, Nalavar, Marakkalage, List of Govigama people, Pamunu, Koon Karavas, Panna caste, Patti caste, Porowakara. Excerpt: Pallar(Tamil: ) or Mallar(Tamil: ) is a caste from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. They are mostly agriculturalists in Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka and amongst the Tamil diaspora. They are also known as Devendra Kula Vellalar. The term Mallar refers both to the ancient group said to have lived in Marutam, as well as to a present day caste in India. Currently, the Pallar are included in Scheduled Caste by the Government. Pallars are denoted by the names Pallan, Devendra Kulathan, Kudumban, Kaaladi, Kadaiyan, Kootan, Pannadi in the Scheduled Caste. Devendran Mallar and MallathiAccording to ancient Sangam literature, the Devendra Kula Vellalar is an ancient group of people originating in the Marutam land. The land was said to be good for agriculture, and situated near a river. They claim themselves to be the descendants of Devendran (the god of Marutam land). They also claim to be the first cultivators of rice in Tamilnadu. So they call themselves as “Devendra Kula Vellalar.” The ancient people were described as Warriors and Farmers. Their leader of the group, called the “vendan” later became the god for their land. Due to the increase in the population of the Marutam land. The people distributed to many places and formed their own dynasties. The people who lived around the Vaigai and Thamirabarani river were known as pandians.The people who live...

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