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Khalifa (caste)

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Khalifa (caste)

The Khalifa are a predominantly Muslim caste based in Valsad District, Gujarat, India.[1] Traditionally barbers and musicians, many immigrated to the United Kingdom in the 1960s, and are today active in their traditional roles in their adopted country.[1]


  1. ^ a b Baily, John (2006-03-01). Music is in our blood': Gujarati Muslim Musicians in the UK."'". Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Retrieved 2012-04-17. 

External links

  • The Federation of Gujarati Khalifa Muslim Societies of UK
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