Monday, September 1, 2014

7. Meghs in Jaisalmer - मेघ : जैसलमेर रियासत में मेघों का पेशा और आजीविका

Occupation of Meghwal community during 17-18th centuries in the riyasat of Jaisalmer as follows:

"The megwal (a low caste) of the country make Luis, or blankets of shepherd's wool; goats' and camel's hair is used for small bags and druggets, girths for camel-saddles are made made of sheep's wool............some of people wear English cloth, but most of them use country cloth prepared by the Meghwals and Muhammadan weavers. Men of all profession get eight anna a day for their daily labour,-------" (Reference: Rajputana Gazetteer, published in 1879, page-177.)



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  1. 7. मेघ : जैसलमेर रियासत में मेघों की जीविका और पेशा।

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  2. 7. मेघ : जैसलमेर रियासत में मेघों का पेशा और आजीविका

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