Goriya

Goriya

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Goriya are a Hindu scheduled caste found in the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in India. Those found in the Basti Division of eastern Uttar Pradesh have converted to Islam, and now form a distinct community of Muslim Goriya. A small number of Goriya are also found in the Terai region of Nepal. The Goriya are a sub-caste of the Mallaah community, and they are traditional ferrymen of the Ganges. According to their traditions, the community ferried the God Ram on his way to Chitrakut.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Typpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136374668
  • 9786136374666