Gowda - Facts

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  • Kuruba Gowda is the second largest community in Karnataka, People of this community use Gowda as a surname.
  • Golla (caste) community is popularly portrayed as using the Gowda name in the legendary folklore poem 'Dharani Mandala Madhyadolage' (In the middle of the Earth..), which is a poem known to all Kannadigas since childhood, where in the cowherd boy is called Golla Gowda. But it is said that the Gowda word used in that poem was to emphasize the Golla since Gowda was a word with pride.
  • Parts of Kolar and their family head is sometimes called Gowda.
  • Lingayat community in North Karnataka uses Gowda as surname, it is the largest community in Karnataka.
  • Devanga community in Chitradurga, Davangere uses Gowda as surname, it is grouped as Backward Caste under Group 3A in the reservation category.
  • Gowda Saraswat Brahmin is an other community which also use Gowda surname, which are found to be rare. They are Brahmins.
  • Kodagu Gowdas are the major ethnic group in the Kodagu and Sullia of Dakshina Kannada.
  • Kumbara Gowda is an other important caste group of Karnataka.

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