Are Saini Kshatriya?
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Are Saini Kshatriya?
SAINI S are a kshatriya clan belonging to the CHANDRAVANSHI KSHATRIYA s, a branch of the warrior class. In a high court judgement in punjab the court ruled that this is a KSHATRIYA community and should be known as saini kshatriya s. Sura & Saini were cousins (as recorded in the Mahabharat).
Are Saini Rajputs?
Sainis are a Rajput descent agricultural and landowning caste of Punjab . The Saini Sikhs are found in the sub-mountainous region of Punjab. They dominate in a significant number of villages in Hoshiarpur, Nawanshehr, Jalandhar, Ropar and Gurdaspur.
Which caste is Saini?
The Saini community is given representation in government jobs and educational institutes as an Other Backward Class (OBC) in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
What is the meaning of Saini?
Saini. Saini (pronunciation ) is a caste of North India who were traditionally landowners (zamindars) and farmers. Sainis claim to be descendants of a king, Shurasena, as well as of Krishna and Porus, and to be related to the ancient Shoorsaini clan, noted in Puranic literature.
Are Saini and Jatt the same?
Saini is a warrior caste, Jatt is not a caste its a farming or agricultural community. In Punjab both Saini and Jatt are land owner farmers. one of the earliest jathedar to sri akal takhat (highest Sikh authority) belongs to this caste.
Is Jatt higher than Saini?
Saini is a warrior caste, Jatt is not a caste its a farming or agricultural community. In the ancient times Saini used to have higher status ! as according to the vedic caste system Saini fall under Kshatriya (Kings and Warriors) you will be amazed to know that legendary warrior king porus belongs to Saini caste.
Are JAAT Kshatriyas?
Varna status Some sources state that Jats are regarded as Kshatriyas, while others assign Vaishya or Shudra varna to them. According to Santokh S. Anant, Jats, Rajputs, and Thakurs are at the top of the caste hierarchy in most of the north Indian villages, surpassing Brahmins.
How many types of Saini are there?
Different names of Sainis Maharastra :- Mali, Saini, Gola, Patil, Phule, Kshatriya Mali, Vanmali.
Is Saini lower caste?
Saini (सैनी), is a caste of North India who were traditionally ,, vegetable farmers. Sainis claim to be descendants of a king, Shurasena, and to be related to the ancient Shoorsaini clan, noted in Puranic literature.
Can a Jatt marry a Saini?
One more thing I came to know that in Punjab, only Jat & Saini castes marry within each other. Nothing is known about them beyond the fact that they first appeared in Punjab after the 13th century, where they came alongwith Afghan and Turk invaders.