CENTRAL LIST OF OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES Sl.No.

Name of the Castes/Sub-castes/Synonyms/ Communities WEST BENGAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Baishya Kapali Barujibi Betkar (Bentkar) Bhar Bhujel Bungchheng Chamling Chitrakar Churihar Dhanuk Dhimal Dhunia Fakir, Sain Goala, Gope (Pallav Gope, 1 2 36 42 34 33 51 21 38 26 41 40 29 3 Entry No. in the Central List

Ballav Gope, Yadav Gope, Gope, Ahir and Yadav) 15 16 17 18 19 Hawari, Dhobi (other than those included in the List of SCs) Jogi Jolah (Ansari Momin) Kahar Hela/Halia/Chasi-Kabartta, Das Kaibartta

47 54 28 23 35

20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33

Kalwar Kansari Kapali Karani Karmakar Kasai-Quraishi Keori/Koiri Khen (Non-Bania category) Kosta/Kostha Kumbhakar Kurmi Malakar Lakhera/Laahera Moira (Halwai), Modak (Halwai) Nagar (This does not include immigrant Maithili Brahmins and

46 24 4 16 5 45 18 50 20 6 7 22 43 8

34

immigrant Nagars from other States who are Brahmins and Baniyas) Napit Nashya-Sekh Nembang Raju Rangwa Rayeen (Kunjra) Sampang Sarak Satchasi

15

35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43

9 55 30 17 44 53 31 19 10

44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56

Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and their progeny Shankhakar Shershabadia Sutradhar Sukli (excluding Solanki Rajputs who claim themselves to be Sukli) Swarnakar Tamboli/Tamali Tamang Tanti, Tantubaya Teli Thami Turha Yogi, Nath

52 27 56 11 37 12 48 49 25 13 39 32 14

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