Is Kamboj in General Caste Category?


Is Kamboj in General Caste Category?

The Kamboj people are a traditionally agricultural community native to the Indian subcontinent, comprising what is today Northern India and Pakistan. Primarily of Hindu, Muslim and Sikh faiths, they now live mostly in the Indian states of Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarkhand and Uttar Pradesh and the Pakistani provinces of Punjab and Sindh.

Kamboj is in General Caste Category and as well as in Backward Class (BC) and/or Other Backward Class (OBC) categories.


Kamboj is listed as Backward Class in Haryana in their BLOCK ‘A' list:

https://haryanascbc.gov.in/list-of-backward-classes

Kamboj is listed as Backward Class and Other Backward Class in Punjab in their list:

https://punjabxp.com/list-backward-other-classes/

Kamboj is listed as Other Backward Class in Rajasthan in their list:

https://www.sje.rajasthan.gov.in/Default.aspx?PageID=2199

Please refer to the particular state websites for more information. Such criteria are only based on income whether the person belongs to the creamy layer or not.

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj started and conceptualized the powerful interactive platform - KambojSociety.com in September 2002, which today is the biggest and most popular online community portal for Kambojas in the world. He was inspired by the social and community work carried out by his father Shri Nanak Chand Kamboj. He has done research on the history, social aspects, political growth and economical situation of the Kamboj community. Deepak Kamboj is an author of various articles about the history of Kamboj community and people.