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Published by Impression Publication in Patna .
Written in English



  • Bihar (India)


  • Kayasthas -- History.,
  • Bihar (India) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesB.P. Sinha"s Kayasthas in making of modern Bihar
StatementB.P. Sinha.
LC ClassificationsDS432.K29 S55 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 337 p. ;
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3334916M
LC Control Number2004325123

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Kayastha (also referred to as Kayasth or Kayeth) denotes a cluster of disparate communities broadly categorised by the regions of India in which they were traditionally located—the Chitraguptavanshi Kayasthas of North India, the Chandraseniya Kayastha Prabhus of Maharashtra and the Bengali Kayasthas of specialised as scribes, keepers of public records and accounts, and.   to Tihar:My political Journey Kanhaiya Kumar,3 Oct Or Misruled: Story and Destiny of Bihar Santosh Singh, Breakthrough: The Turnaround of a Beleaguered State Rajesh Chakrabarti, Kumar and the Rise.   29 See Sinha, B., Kayasthas in the making of Modern Bihar (Patna: Impression Publication, ) Google Scholar, for late nineteenth century debates over the djiva status of Kayasthas, which saw the Calcutta High Court rule that Kayasthas were of Shudra origin, whilst the Allahabad High Court in ruled them to be dvija. As with the Rajputs, Kayasthas and other high castes of Bihar — and as opposed to the methods used by most lower castes — neither the Mahasabha nor any other formal body exercised power to make and enforce caste rules. The Bhumihar Brahmin Mahasabha held annual sessions in different parts of present-day Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.