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Is yadavs upper caste?
The Koeri, Kurmi, Yadav and Bania are categorised as the upper-backwards amongst the Other Backward Class group; while the various other caste groups which constitutes the OBC, a group comprising 51\% of the population of state of Bihar, has been classified as lower backwards.
Are yadavs shudra?
The majority of Indians are shudra because the grouping includes all our great peasant castes (Yadav, Jat, Patel, Patil, Gowda, Reddy, Kurmi and the lot). And it is the shudra who comprises entirely the Mandal category of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
Which is the most powerful caste in UP?
The Yadavs and Kurmis have become the two most powerful castes in UP. On the other side, the steady upward mobility among the lower intermediary (backward) and scheduled castes has encouraged them to organise against exploitation by the upper and upper intermediary (backward) castes, leading to caste clashes.
Who is the founder of Yadav?
Yadava dynasty, rulers of a 12th–14th-century Hindu kingdom of central India in what is now the Indian state of Maharashtra. Originally a feudatory of the Eastern Chalukyas of Kalyani, the dynasty became paramount in the Deccan under Bhillama (c. 1187–91), who founded Devagiri (later Daulatabad) as his capital.
Is Konar and Yadava same?
Etymology. According to Alf Hiltebeitel, Konar is a regional name for Yadava, the caste to which Krishna belongs. The caste name is interchangeable with the names Konar and Kovalar being derived from Tamil word Kōn, which can mean “king” and “herdsmen”.
Why were Yadavs included in the Backward Class?
Now the BP Mandal who created backward category was himself a very rich yadav landlord. To give reservation advantage to his caste he included Yadavs too. Yes in western up Yadavs were kings. The Bulandshahr district of western up was built by ahir/yadav king Ahibaran.
Is Yadav a caste or community?
Yadav is a community title, caste wise they are Shudras in general and they are grouped as OBC based on income certificates. Which communities are called as Shudras?
Are all Yadavs under the OBC?
Yes, but all yadavs are not under OBC. There is an economic criteria involved. Those earning above 8 lac are under general category. Just like a Brahmin earning under 8 lac is under EWS and the ones earning more than 8 lac are under general category.
Were the Yadavs of Uttar Pradesh ever Kings?
Yes they were kings and there were notable number of zamindars from the Yadav caste in Uttar Pradesh also like Bihar , Madhya Pradesh etc. We are a martial (kshatriya) caste and it is mentioned in Vedas and Puranas also. It was also recognised by Britishers so they made companies and bataallions but never made regiment .