Koli Samaj

Koli Samaj

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Koli, Kori, Kol - कोली, कोरी, कोल KORI/ KOLI claim to have originated from a Brahman king. The name Kori has been derived from the Kol caste, and they are assumed to be an offshoot of the Koli.

Koli known with various names viz Kori, Tantuvay, Tanti, Bhuiyar, Dhiman, Kutar, Kamalvanshi, Kabirpanthi, Ahirwar, Shankhwar, Shakya, Shakyawar, Kothar, Sutrakar etc.etc. using various Surnames based on Subcaste, Gotra, Village etc.

The most ancient and revered sage Valmiki, the author of Ramayana belonged to this tribe. Even today Ramayana is referred to as Koli Valmiki Ramayan in Maharashtra State.

Lord Budhha's mother and his wife belonged to the Koli tribe.Sant Kabir, a weaver by trade, ended several of his ‘bhajans’ as ‘kahet kabir kori’ was a self-confessed Koli. Bhaktaraj Bhadurdas and Bhaktaraj Valram from Saurastra, Girnari Sant Velnathji from Junagadh, Bhaktaraj Jobanpagi, Sant Sri Koya Bhagat, Sant Dhudhalinath, Madan Bhagat, Sany Kanji Swami of 17th and 18th Century all belonged to the Koli tribe.

In present day India, Kolis are found from Kashmir to Kanya Kumari and are known by slightly different names according to the languages of the regions. The following are some of the major groups: Koli Kshtria, Koli Raja, Koli Rajput, Koli Suryavanshi, Nagarkoli, Gondakoli, Koli Mahadev, Koli Patel, Koli Thakor, Bavraya, Tharkarda, Pathanvadia, Mein Koli, Koyeri, Mandhata Patel etc.

Weaving has been the traditional occupation of the society, But the society is also involved in agriculture. Besides, some are also engaged in skilled and unskilled labour and are employed in different government and private services. 

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