Konkani people (Devanagari:कोंकणी लोक, Koṅkaṇī lok, कोंकणे Koṅkaṇe, or sometimes कोंकणस्थ Koṅkaṇstha), form a group of people of western India whose mother-tongue is the Konkani language. The Konkani people speak different dialects of Konkanias their native tongue although a very high percentage are bilingual. It is believed that majority of them originated in Goa, and migrated along the coast and even inland in last few centuries due to various socio-economical as well as religious reason. They can be found in the Konkan Division, Goa, Canara and small pockets in Kerala. Many have later migrated to different parts of Gujarat, Desh region of Maharashtra and North Karnataka, and parts of Madhya Pradesh.
This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total.
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- ► Daivadnya Brahmins (2 F)
- ► Abbé Faria (4 F)
- ► Goud Saraswat Brahmins (1 C, 2 F)
- ► Nandan Nilekani (1 C, 5 F)
- ► Ramdas Pai (2 F)
- ► Basti Vaman Shenoy (2 F)
- ► Joseph Vaz (1 C, 2 F)
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