At the turn of the century, much of the land and factories were
owned by [4 ] ________ and Kayasthas.
If one takes the two terms to be synonymous then as Kaivarttas, the
people are spread through a geographic location extending from
modern-day [2 ] Maharashtra, ________, and Orissa.
In general terms, "the child born of a [2 ] ________ father and Vaisya mother is called a
Kaivartta or Mahisya".
Question 6: Not only were the Mahishyas the leading group in Midnapore, but the
1931 census found that 2.71 percent were proficient in English, the
language of the upwardly mobile during the ________.
Question 7: In
1896, they were identified as local aristocrats by the President of
the college of Nadia pandits, since the number of
Brahmins and Kayasthas in Midnapore district were relatively
small compared to the rest of ________.
Biharilal Kalye believes that the founder of the [2 ] Ganga Dynasty of ________, Anantavarma belonged to
the Mahishya race.
Question 9: [5 ] The job
ultimately went to [6 ] ________.
Question 10: Mahishya ( Bengali: মাহিষ্য), often also spelled as
Mahisya, is a ________ caste.