Monday, September 1, 2014

3. Meghs: Weavers as well agriculturists though impure

Occupation of Meghs of jammu and Kashmir as described by Sir J. Doue in his book titled "The Punjab, north west frontier province and Kashmir" published in 1916.-

"Agricultural Brahmans are numerous in Jammu province. Thakkurs and MEGHS are important elements of population of the outer hills. The former are no doubt by origin Rajputs, but they have cast off many rajput customs. THE MEGHS ARE ENGAGED IN WEAVING AND AGRICULTURE, AND ARE REGARDED AS MORE OR LESS IMPURE by HIGHER CASTES" (Reference as above, page- 107.)



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  1. 3. Megh : weavers as well agriculturists thogh impure- मेघों की जीविका वृति व उनकी सामाजिक स्थिति पर की गयी टिपण्णी स्वतः स्पष्ट है।

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  2. Meghs: Weavers as well agriculturists though impure-
    जम्मू-कश्मीर में ठाकुर और मेघ महत्वपूर्ण घटक है। मेघ लोग कपड़ा बुनने के कार्यों में संलग्न, साथ ही कृषि से भी संलग्न, फिर भी अपवित्र माना जाने वाला समाज।

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