Shirke - in Other Provinces - Gujrat

Gujrat

The Shirke were part of Maratha community present in Baroda and regions nearby. They established themselves there along with the Maratha 96k clans due to formation of Maratha Kingdom under the Gaikwad Sardar. Sardar Burhanji Shirke was pioneer to settle in the Baroda was faithful of Peshwa. There exist a 'Shri Kulswamini Shirkaidevi seva mandal' at Vadodara which is a Maratha community run by the local 'Shirkes' headed by Kishorchandra B. Rajeshirke. There is also a Shirkaidevi Temple at Pilol village located 14 km from Vadodara.

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