Who is the powerful caste in Karnataka?
The Vokkaligas formed the landed-gentry and warrior class of Karnataka. Most subsects of the Vokkaliga community are designated as Forward castes by the Central Government of India.
Who is the founder of Vokkaliga?
Vokkaliga leaders Marappa and Muniswamappa from Ulsoor, Bangalore donated Rs. 50000,- in the beginning of the 20th century and founded the Vokkaligara Sangha and built the Vokkaligara Hostel in Bangalore. Vokkaliga leaders were in the forefront in the freedom movements launched in Karnataka.
Which caste is Gowda in Karnataka?
Gowda (also known as Gauda, Gouda or Gonda) is a surname native to the Karnataka state of India. It is mainly found among the Vokkaligas in south Karnataka and the Lingayats in north Karnataka. It is also used by Kurubas.
Is Goud and Gowda same?
The World Gowda -Goud-Gavunda-Gounder -Gouder are all titles derived from the same source Goud. In Karnataka its originally used by Vokkaliga community . In Andhra its used by Toddy Tapping community , in Karnataka the toddy Tappers are called Edigas here Edigas also use the title Gowda.
Which category is Vokkaliga?
Karnataka Caste Wise Report
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Are Vokkaliga OBC?
Which in short means, Vokkaliga is a Backward caste in Karnataka , so is Lingayats both enjoy reservation under category 3A and 3B. So, Yes the vokkaliga caste comes under obc in central list.
Are Vokkaligas Kshatriyas?
In Karnataka, the Vokkaligas strongly believe that they are the Neo-Kshatriyas and take pride in their surname – “Gowda”. They use it as a weapon to terrorise caste and religious minorities13, just like the Jats and Reddys.
Which category is vokkaliga?
How many sub caste are there in Vokkaliga?
In Vokkaliga Community more than 116 Sub-Caste are there and Classified below state wise : Karnataka: Gangatkara, Marasu, Kunchitika, Reedy, Namadhari Vokkaliga, Nadavaru, Bantaru, HegdeVokkaliga,Seetigara (Shetty), Halli Vokkaliga, Alva, NayakaGowda, Hallikara, Halakki Vokkaliga, Dasa Vokkaliga, Sarpa Vokkaliga.
Is vokkaliga belongs to General?
156. Which in short means, Vokkaliga is a Backward caste in Karnataka , so is Lingayats both enjoy reservation under category 3A and 3B. So, Yes the vokkaliga caste comes under obc in central list.
Does vokkaliga belong to SC ST?