Distress Migration

Kayasthas of Bengal Legends, Genealogies, and Genetics

Author : Luca Pagani, Sarmila Bose, Qasim Ayub, Chris Tyler-Smith | 2017
Published By: Economic And Political Weekly

A study of the legendary migration of five Brahmins, accompanied by five Kayasthas, from Kannauj in North India to Bengal to form an elite subgroup in the caste hierarchy of Bengal, combines genetic analysis with a reappraisal of historical and genealogical works.

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