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Name:  Kuldevat and Moolpurush
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Table Description:  This is an attempt to make single and consolidated Kuldevat and Moolpurush details of all Bhandari in Konkan and Goa.

Surname ( in marathi) Sub Caste, Native Place, Gramdevat, Kuldevat, other inform
Acharekar * Acharekar originally settled in Achare,Taluka Malvan, Gramdevat bramhan dev, Kuldevi fursai and purava. They migrated to various places as  1) Kunkeshwar, Taluka Devgad 2) Khaida, Taluka Malvan 3) Waingani, Taluka Kankavli
Adarkar Saplayachebaag, Taluka Malvan
Adivarekar  
Adkar  
Adulkar  
Agwankar  
Ajgaonkar *Karvar, Karnataka
Aklekar  
Ambavkar  
Amberkar *1) Polyewadi, Taluka Devgad 2) Kumbhevade, Taluka Rajapur 3) Jirlot, Amberi, Taluka Kudal 4) Palye-padavane, Taluka Devgad
Ambolkar  
Ambre  
Ambukar * Kitte
Amerkar Mapusa, Goa
Amre or Amare * 1) Taluka Rajapur 2) Dhargal, Pernem, Goa 3) Nagaon, Taluka Alibag 4) Talawade, Taluka Sawantwadi
Anbhavane  
Andarlekar  
Andurlekar Valagarwadi, Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Ansukar  
Ansulkar  
Ansurkar  
Apte  
Aradkar  
Arekar * Actually i am looking info about our kuldevi. I am not sure if it is Saptkoteshwari devi or Sapteshwar Bhagwati.
Arolkar *1) Taluka Kudal, 2) Tulas, Taluka Vengurla
Aroskar  
Arvindekar  
Asolkar  
Aswalkar  
Ayare  
Babdi  
Bagayatkar *Kamakshi, Margao in Goa. People migrated to Bagayatwadi in Khudd, Taluka Vengurla They migrated to 1) Dabholi, Taluka Vengurla. Take Kadamba Buses from Panji Bus Station to Rai Shiroda for Kamakshmi Mandir Click here for more information on Kuldevat Kamakshi (atul6784@gmail.com)
Bagkar * Kuldevat is Giroba, located in Dabholi, Taluka Vengurla. Bakkar are mainly settled in Dabholi. Some of them also migrated to Tak, near Aravali.  Bakkar migrated from Tak, near Aravali to Sonsure, Taluka Vengurla and changed their surname as Takkar. They are settled in 1) Karajgaon, Taluka Dapoli 2)Murud-Jangira, Dist Raigad 3) Tak (village), Vengurla (taluka).  Click here for more information on Kuldevat Giroba
Bahire  
Baikar  
Balade  
Bandekar *
Bandivdekar or Bandivadekar 1) Nandgaon,Taluka Devgad, 2) Bandivda, Taluka Malvan
Bandoskar Nandos, Taluka Malvan
Baraskar * 1) Barsu, Taluka Rajapur 2) Kumbhavde Taluka Rajapur 3) Barsha Taluka Rajapur 4) Hatade, Taluka Rajapur
Barde * Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Basnak Basnak means "Bas Naik" which means "Basaji Naik" (Amit Khot). They are settled in Taluka Shrivardhan
Bawkar Kavathi,Taluka Kudal
Bhagat * Devat is Kasav 1) Karwada, Shiroda,Taluka Vengurla 2) Khanoli,Taluka Vengurla 3) Taluka Malvan
Bhande  
Bhat  
Bhatkar * 1) Velas Diveaagar, Taluka Shrivardhan 2)Saramal, Taluka Kudal 3) Dist Ratnagiri 4) Amdabar 5) Walawal, Taluka Kudal Gramdevat: Laxmi narayan.
Bhatt  
Bhole or Bole Ratnagiri
Bhondwalkar Kuldevata is Shree Nagnath, Mool Vanshaja Shree Rampurush, Kulswamini is Shree Bhumika devi. Nagwekar migrated from Nagve, Taluka Bardez, Goa to various part of South Konkan and Karnataka during Portuguese forceful conversion in 16th century, and changed their surname. They shifted their Murti from Nagwa to Agarwada during Portuguese period. This people adopded various surname as below Hatiskar , Pandye , Joshi , Choughule, Bhondwalkar and also kept same surname as Nagwekar. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Nagnath
Bhone Namaswadi, Nawas, Taluka Vengurla
Bhosale Are, Taluka Guhagar
Bhute  
Bilaye Masure, Taluka Malvan
Bile * Sukalwadi, Taluka Malvan
Binsale Achare,Taluka Malvan
Birje * Wade Gaonthane
Bobadi Ajgaonbandwada, Ajgaon, Taluka Sawantwadi
Bombadi Girye, Taluka Devgad
Borkar * 1) Chinchakari, Taluka Ratnagiri 2) Taluka Guhagar 3) Fonda, Goa 4) Bori, Goa 5) Padale, Taluka Dapoli
Borle  
Bowlekar 1) Bowlekar wadi, Taluka Vengurla 2)Kelus, Taluka Kudal
Bugade * Talavde, Taluka Sawantwadi
Chaferkar Nevre,Near ganpatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri
Chamankar 1) UbhaDanda, Taluka Vengurla
Charatkar  
Chaudhari or Choudhari * 1) Vasai
Chaughule Kuldevata is Shree Nagnath, Mool Vanshaja Shree Rampurush, Kulswamini is Shree Bhumika devi. Nagwekar migrated from Nagve, Taluka Bardez, Goa to various part of South Konkan and Karnataka during Portuguese forceful conversion in 16th century, and changed their surname. They shifted their Murti from Nagwa to Agarwada during Portuguese period. This people adopded various surname as below Hatiskar , Pandye , Joshi , Choughule, Bhondwalkar and also kept same surname as Nagwekar. They are resided in District Ratnagiri Click here for more information on Kuldevat Nagnath
Chavan * 1) Dhabol and Rajapur 2) Hiwale, Taluka Malvan
Chavan * "Chavan" migrated from Reel, near Ganapatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri to Bagmandale, Taluka Shrivardhan, Dist Raigad changed their surname as "Rilkar" and change due to pronunciation to "Lidkar" and also some changed their surname as "Khot" (5 to 6 generation passed). Moolpurush Manibhadra; Vansh: Somvansh; Kul: Chavan; Gotra: Kapil; Devat : Khandoba / Jyotiba of Kolhapur; Shastra : Khanda Shastra means Talwar ; Pujan devas : Dashmi; Devak: Vasundri vel / Vasunk; Gadi rang: piwale gadi; Gadi sthal : Punjab; Nishan rang: piwala nishan; Vahan : piwala varu means yellow horse; Kuldevata : Vasanti / Basati (Amit Khot). Chowan in Reel, Taluka Ratnagiri and Juve, near Ratnagiri city, Ratnagiri are same. (Sagar Chavan). They are also settled in Bhatye (Originally Juva), Taluka Ratnagiri
Chendekar  
Chendvankar  
Cheulkar Cheul, Alibaug
Chevale Palshet, Taluka Guhagar
Chevande Dist Ratnagiri
Chindarkar Gothane, Taluka Malvan
Chipkar * Chipkar originally migrated from Chipi, Taluka Malvan where Kuldevat is Bhumie in Chipi near Pat and Parule. When they came to sonsure, Taluka Vengurla, they were called as Chipkar. In Sonsure gramdevat is Vetoba.
Chopadekar * Tak, Vengurla, Gramdevat is Vetoba. They migrated from chopade in Goa hence call themselves as Chopadekar. Click here for more information on Kuldevat
Chorge Thane
Choughule or Chaughule * 1) Devgad 2) District Ratnagiri
Chudnaik Dhamapur Taluka Malvan
ChunekarAronda, Taluka Vengurla
Dabholkar Pinguli, Taluka Kudal
Dadarkar  
Dahibavkar  
Daripkar  
Deepnaik Adari,Taluka Vengurla
Deokar * Migrated from Bhatye Taluka Ratnagiri to Aare Taluka Guhagar
Devghar Taluka Guhagar
Devkar  
Dhamanskar  
Dhanji  
Dhavalekar Jaitapur, Kuldev Bharat Durga Devi, Kuldevi Kuveshi, Jaitapur, Gramdevat Vetaleshwar, Gramdevi Bharat Durga
Dhongde * Moolpurush Dhongadeshwar and Kulswamini, Dhongde wadi, Walawal(near Ravalnath Mandir and Laxminarayan Mandir), Taluka Kudal, Devat is Kasav, Tree follow while marriage is Kalam, People of Surname as Dhongde lost a war and scattered and changed their Surnames as Shirodkar (Kanage), Walawalkar, Waghmare, Phendre. 1) Dhongdewadi, walawal, Taluka Kudal, Gramdevat Ravalnath, Pahunadev LaxmiNarayan and Mauli
Dhule  
Dhuri * 1) Asoli, Taluka Vengurla 2)Nhaichiwada, Nhaichiad, Taluka Vengula 3) Arawali, Taluka Vengurla 4)Ajgaonbandwada, Ajgaon, near Shiroda, Taluka Sawantwadi 5) Shirle, Taluka Sawantwadi 6) Madban, Taluka Rajapur
Dongare Arawali,near Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Dudalkar  
Dudwadkar * Burbawde
Fendre or Phendre Please see surname "Phendre" below which is same. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Dhongdeshwar
Gadekar  
Gadre (gad`o)  
Gajane  
Gajinkar  
Gangnaik  
Gaokar Achare,Taluka Malvan
Gaonkar Achra, Taluka Malwan, Gramdevat Rameshwar
Garad  
Gavad or Gawad * Palghar
Gavande Walawal, Taluka Kudal
Gavange  
Gawandi * 1) Gotra Kashyap ; Sukalbhatwada, Redi, Taluka Vengurla, Gramdevat is Mauli 2) Sherle, Taluka Sawantwadi
Gawankar or Gavankar * Bhairi and Bhawani 1) Bhowari,Basani, Taluka Ratnagiri
Gawkar  
Ghare Tulas, Taluka Vengurla
Gholekar  
Ghonge * Ubhadanda Taluka Vengurla
Ghonsekar 1) Talawade, Taluka Sawantwadi
Ghude  
Girkar Taluka Malvan
Godkar  
Golalkar lonaavli, Taluka Malvan
Golatkar *
Gorthale Taluka Guhagar
Govarkar  
Govekar Taluka Malvan
Goyathale Taluka Guhagar
Gulekar  
Gundekar Taluka Guhagar
Hadkar 1) Katta, Taluka Malvan 2) Banglwada, Proper Malvan, Taluka Malvan 3) Acharyak, Taluka Malvan
Haldankar * 1) Gotra Kashyapa; Kuldevat Bhagavati devi, Marshella, Goa  2) Nerur, Taluka Kudal 3)Ubhadanda, Taluka Vengurla 4) Banda, Taluka Sawanwadi 5) Bandiwade, Taluka Malvan 6) Palshet, Taluka Guhagar 7) Taluka Shrivardhan 8) Gramdevat Sateri devi, Tarkarli, Taluka Malvan 9) Nandrukh, Taluka Malvan 10) Hindale, Taluka Devgad 11) Hadi Juva Mankhos, Taluka Malvan
Harmalkar *
Hatiskar *Kuldevata is Shree Nagnath, Mool Vanshaja Shree Rampurush, Kulswamini is Shree Bhumika devi. Nagwekar migrated from Nagve, Taluka Bardez, Goa to various part of South Konkan and Karnataka during Portuguese forceful conversion in 16th century, and changed their surname. They shifted their Murti from Nagwa to Agarwada during Portuguese period. This people adopded various surname as below Hatiskar , Pandye , Joshi , Choughule, Bhondwalkar and also kept same surname as Nagwekar. Nagwekar settled in Hatis, Taluka Ratnagiri changed their surname as Hatiskar. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Nagnath
Hawaldar  
Hindlekar 1) Hindale, Taluka Devgad 2) Wayari, Taluka Malvan
Hirlekar Warad-Katta, Warad, Taluka Malvan
Hirsekar  
Hoble *
Hodawadekar Gotra Kashyapa 1) Kinale, Taluka Sawantwadi
Hunare or Hunari * Taluka Malvan
Jadav Waitya,Taluka Rajapur
Jadhav * 1) wadi tadevdhar,vene, Sindhurdurg 2) Mulbandh Wade, Taluka Devgad 3) Village vaitya 4) Aanarle
Jalvi  
Jannaik Bicholim, Goa
Javkar or Jawkar * Medha, Taluka Vengurla
Joshi  Kuldevata is Shree Nagnath, Mool Vanshaja Shree Rampurush, Kulswamini is Shree Bhumika devi. Nagwekar migrated from Nagve, Taluka Bardez, Goa to various part of South Konkan and Karnataka during Portuguese forceful conversion in 16th century, and changed their surname. They shifted their Murti from Nagwa to Agarwada during Portuguese period. This people adopded various surname as below Hatiskar , Pandye , Joshi , Choughule, Bhondwalkar and also kept same surname as Nagwekar.  Nagwekar who engaged in profession of Jyotishi named themselves as Joshi. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Nagnath
Juvekar Chendawan,Taluka Kudal
Kacharekar  
Kadalkar  
Kadam "Kadam" means authority of Army.
Kadrekar 1) Ratnagiri City 2) Taluka Sawantwadi
Kadu  
Kakade  
Kalav Nate, Taluka Rajapur
Kale  
Kalgutkar * Karwar, Karnataka
Kaloji *
Kalsekar  
Kalsunkar  
Kalzunkar Are,Taluka Guhagar
Kamat  
Kambli * Shree Bhadrakali Devi, Revandi, Taluka Malvan 1) Revandi, Taluka Malvan 2) Bidwadi, Taluka Kankavali 3)Khedi, Taluka Malvan 4) Kalavali, Taluka Malvan 5) Kambli Vada, Shiroda,Taluka Vengurla 6) Redi, Taluka Vengurla 7) Asoli, Taluka Vengurla 8) Sarangdhar 9) Talawade, Taluka Sawantwadi 10) Arawali, Taluka Vengurla 11) Achare, Taluka Malvan
Kambli (Moolpurush Vas, Nanos, near Shiroda) * Kambli originally resides in Nanos, near Shiroda, Taluka Sawantwadi where Gramdevat is Vetoba, Mool purush "Vas" is their in nanos only. Click here for more information on Moolpurush Vas
Kandalkar * Kandalgaon,Taluka Malvan, Gramdevat Rameshwar, Kuldevi Sateri Click here for more information on Moolpurush of Kandalkar
Kangutkar * Bhairi Bhavani - Tuljapoor originally from Kalangut, Goa1) Kalangut, Goa 2) Palshet, Taluka Guhagar
Kapdoskar  
Kapileshwari  
Karalkar Dhamapur, Taluka Malvan
Karangutkar Jamsande katta, Taluka Devgad
Karanjekar  
Kargutkar * Jaitapur,Taluka Khed
Kasavkar *
Kasekar * Gramdevat is chadika devi, kuldevi-bhairi bhavani located in Dabhol. Kuldevat is bhairibhavani. Previous surname is unknown.
Kaskar  
Kavathonkar * Velagar, near Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Kavle * Tak, Taluka Vengurla
Kavatkar Hadi, Taluka Malvan
Kawle Alibag Thal, Taluka Alibag
Kedar * Nanos, Taluka Sawantwadi
Kediye  
Keer Juve, Taluka Ratnagiri
Kelaskar  
Kelji * Taluka Vengurla where Gramdevat is Rameshwar, There ancistors are migrated from Sakhligav, Goa where there Kuldevi is Shanta Durga
Keluskar * 1) Ubhadanda, Taluka Vengurla 2) Taluka Kudal
Kerkar * Origiinally from Keri, Goa 1) Malewad, Taluka Sawantwadi 2) Asoli, Taluka Vengurla, Kuldev Ajoba (Keri), Kuldevi Krishnai (Goa), Gramdevat Shree Dev Narayan, Tree Followed while marriage is Audumber 3) Shirle, Taluka Sawantwadi 4) Aaronda, Taluka Sawantwadi
Khade * Mumbai
Khadpe * Padve, Taluka Rajapur or Taluka Guhagar
Khanolkar Adari, Taluka Vengurla
Khavnekar  
Khedalkar  
Khirwadkar  
Khot * 1) Khavane, Taluka Vengurla 2) Bagayat, Taluka Vengurla 3) Taluka Kankavli 4) Pankhol Juwa, Taluka Malwan 5) Aronda, Taluka Sawantwadi 6) Juva Mandba, Masude 7) Hindale, Taluka Devgad 8) Juve, Kalawali 9) Kondure, Taluka Sawantwadi
Khot Khot means leader of small part of village below Patil. "Chavan" migrated from Reel, Taluka Ratnagiri to Bagmandale, Taluka Shrivardhan, Dist Raigad changed their surname as "Rilkar" and change due to pronunciation to "Lidkar" and also some changed their surname as "Khot" (5 to 6 generation passed). Moolpurush Manibhadra; Vansh: Somvansh; Kul: Chavan; Gotra: Kapil; Devat : Khandoba / Jyotiba; Shastra : Khanda Shastra means Talwar ; Pujan devas : Dashmi; Devak: Vasundri vel / Vasunk; Gadi rang: piwale gadi; Gadi sthal : Punjab; Nishan rang: piwala nishan; Vahan : piwala varu means yellow horse; Kuldevata : Vasanti / Basati (Amit Khot)
Khule  
Kinalekar * Taluka Vengurla
Kindalkar  
Kini  
Kocharekar * 1) Kelus, Taluka Vengurla 2) Nivte Taluka Vengurla
Koladhkar or Koladkar * Bagmandale,Taluka Shrivardhan
Kolambkar or Kolamkar bhogwe, Taluka Kudal
Kolge  
Kolhe * Mhalsaai, Manjra, Goa. They migrated to 1) Gulduve, near Shiroda, Taluka Sawantwadi 2) Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Kolthakar Bagmandale, Taluka Shrivardhan
Koltharkar  
Kombe  
Konadkar Mochemad, Taluka Vengurla
Kondekar  
Kondurkar  
Konkar *
Koolwidak  
Korgaonkar  
Kudalkar * Native Place is Uhhadanda, Vengurle (taluka) where Gramdevat is  Rameshwar . There Kuldevat is Kelbai Devi in Kudal and Gramdevat is Kudaleshwar. Tree followed while marriage (Kalam, Vasunki vel) : Kalam
Kudav  
Kumtakar * Mahalaxi Damodar, Goa, Jambawali 1) Kumta, Karnataka
Kuvalekar Taluka Ratnagiri
Lad Gothane, Taluka Malvan
Lengure  
Lidkar 1) "Chavan" migrated from Reel, Taluka Ratnagiri to Bagmandale, Taluka Shrivardhan, Dist Raigad changed their surname as "Rilkar" and change due to pronunciation to "Lidkar" and also some changed their surname as "Khot" (5 to 6 generation passed). Moolpurush Manibhadra; Vansh: Somvansh; Kul: Chavan; Gotra: Kapil; Devat : Khandoba / Jyotiba; Shastra : Khanda Shastra means Talwar ; Pujan devas : Dashmi; Devak: Vasundri vel / Vasunk; Gadi rang: piwale gadi; Gadi sthal : Punjab; Nishan rang: piwala nishan; Vahan : piwala varu means yellow horse; Kuldevata : Vasanti / Basati (Amit Khot). They are also settled in Hari Hareshwar, Taluka Shrivardhan
Lodankar Ganapatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri
Maamlekar  
Madaye *
Madkar  
Mahaddalkar Taluka Kudal
Majgaonkar  
Malandkar  
Malankar * Taluka Malvan
Malekar  
Malgundkar  
Malpekar * Malpya, Gramdevat is Shri Rampurush and Shantadurga
Malvankar * Taluka Malvan
Mane  
Mangaonkar  
Manjarekar or Manjrekar * 1) Khajanbhati, Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla 2) Sakhar, Taluka Rajapur 3) Dhuriwada, Taluka Malvan 4) Bandiwade, Taluka Malvan 5) Revatale, Taluka Malvan 6) kolwa, Chikli, Goa 7) Kavathi, Taluka Kudal 8) Taluka Sawantwadi, & Goa 9) Jaitapur, District Ratnagiri 10) Talavde, Taluka Sawanwadi Click here for more information on Kuldevat Manjarekar
Markar  
Masurkar * Masurkar migrated from Masure, Taluka Malvan to Satose, near Satarde, Taluka Sawantwadi and then to Malgaon, near Sawantwadi Railway Station, Taluka Sawantwadi. Gramdevat of Masure is Pahuna devi. (Take ST from Kudal to Malvan and then go by rickshaw to Masure) They also migrated to other places 1) Kavawadi, Masure, Taluka Malvan 2) Sandave, Taluka Devgad
Matkar Bhandarwadi, Warad, Katta Taluka Malvan
Matondkar  
Mayekar (in ratnagiri ) * 1) Kalbhadevi, Taluka Ratnagiri 2) Malgund, near Ganapatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri 3) Reel, near Ganapatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri 4) Shirgaon, Taluka Ratnagiri 5) Mirya bandar, Ratnagiri 6)Harche, Taluka Lanja 7) Laadghar, Taluka Dapoli 8) Kolthare, Ratnagiri 9) Gaosnathgiri, Shirgaon, Taluka Devgad 10)Kumbhevade, Taluka Rajapur 11) Mithba, Taluka Rajapur 12) Vijaydurg,Taluka Devgad 13) Kotavade, Taluka Ratnagiri 14) Nevare, Ratnagiri 15) Padale, near Ade, Taluka Dapoli 16) Khudd in ratnagiri, Kuldevat is kaleeka mataa, Gram devta is laxmi keshav
Mayekar, Kelba in Mayem, Goa * Kuldevat Kelbaidevi in mayem, dicholem, Mapusa, Goa. Mayekar's Kuldevat Kelba is re-established at Wayari, Taluka Malvan; Devat is Kasav. They scattered  in Sindhudurg district and Ratnagiri district after Portuguese invasion in Goa. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Kelbai
Maynak "Maynak" means "May Naik" i.e. "Mayaji Naik" from Bhatkar of Bhatt. Also called as Mayanak Bhandari (Admiral of Maratha Navy). They originally resided in Mandvi, Dist Ratnagiri
Melekar  
Mhadolkar  
Mhalsekar  
Mhamal Pedne, Goa
Mhapankar 1) Mhanap, Taluka Kudal 2) Taluka Vengurla 3) Kalse, Taluka Malvan
Mhatre *
Mishal *
Mithbavkar * 1) Sodale, Vijaydurg, Taluka Devgad 2)Wairi Bandh, Taluka Malvan 3) Sukalwad, Taluka Malvan 4) Saundale, Taluka Devgad 5) Hadi Juva Mankhos, Taluka Malvan
Mogarkar  
Mohit * Ratnagiri
Mohite Revanda
Morajkar * 1) Khedi, Taluka Malvan 2)Morajkarwada, Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla 3) Medha, Taluka Malvan 4) Perna, Goa
More * 1) Shivtar, Taluka Khed 2) kajir bhati,nevre, Taluka ratnagiri 3) Thal, Taluka Alibag 4) Dadar 5) Ladghar, Taluka Dapoli 6) Dabhol, Taluka Dapoli
More More migrated from Pedne where devat is Bhagvati to Guhagar, Taluka Guhagar (Nanu More)
Morepkar Wayari, Taluka Malvan
Morvekar or Morwekar * 1) Achara, Taluka Malvan 2) Dahikav, Taluka Devgad 3) Dahibaon, Taluka Devgad 4) Hindle Taluka Devgad
Morye * Taluka Vengurle
Mukadam Murud, Taluka Dapoli
Mule * Gotra Kashyap ; Tundavali, Taluka Malwan
Mulgaonkar  
Mungekar *Mungekar originally migrated from Achare, near Hirle, Taluka Malvan. Kuldevat Bhagavati Mandir which is recently build by Mungekar in Achare. They migrated to Munage, Taluka Devgad and other places. Village name Munage came from surname Mungekar. Other caste peoples also give surname of Mungekar. There are no other split in this group by change in surname. They are settled in villages as follow: 1) Achare, Taluka Malvan 2) Mithbaon, Taluka Devgad 3) Bandivade 4) Nagochiwadi( Khariwadi),Chindar, Malvan 5) Khudi, Taluka Devgad
Murkar * maghlad (wadi) , Phansop, Taluka Ratnagiri 1) Revdanda 2)Jakimirya, Taluka Ratnagiri
Nabar Mochemad, Parer, Taluka Vengurla
Nagvekar or Nagwekar Kuldevata is Shree Nagnath, Mool Vanshaja Shree Rampurush, Kulswamini is Shree Bhumika devi. Nagwekar ran from Nagve, Taluka Bardez, Goa to various part of South Konkan and Karnataka during Portuguese forceful conversion in 16th century, and changed their surname. They shifted their Murti from Nagwa to Agarwada during Portuguese period. This people adopded various surname as below Hatiskar , Pandye , Joshi , Choughule, Bhondwalkar and also kept same surname as Nagwekar. They are settled in 1) Jakimirya, Taluka Ratnagiri 2) Mirjole, Taluka Ratnagiri 3) Nachne, Ratnagiri 4) Vashavi, Taluka Alibag 5) Kusumbiwadi and Hatis, Ratnagiri, Kuldevi Tulja Bhavani, Tuljapur, Gramdev Bhairi, Gramdevi Jugaii Click here for more information on Kuldevat Nagnath
Naik * Point to be noted that Naiks is post allotted long back hence different from each other 1) Kuldevi Kelbai devi, Chendawan, Taluka Kudal 2) Devat Baneshwar and Devat Katyayani, Banavali-Goa 3) Sangeli, Taluka Sawantwadi 4)Nabarwada (wadi), Shiroda (village), Vengurla (taluka). They migrated from Nasoda in Goa, Kuldevat is Shantadurga 5) Virlosa, Badresh, Goa 6) Kinlem, Taluka Sawantwadi 7) Masure, Taluka Malvan 8) Pal,Taluka Vengurla 9) mapusa, Goa 10) Shirle, Taluka Sawantwadi 11) jandavli, Taluka Malvan 12) Kinale, near Satarde, Taluka Sawantwadi, Gramdevat and Kuldevat is Mauli. This is there original village. The peoples under same Mool Purush is Naik, Dhuri and Kavathonkar. Their Devat is Kasav. The Tree followed while marriage is Kalam
Nakharekar * "More" in Newar, Taluka Ratnagiri migrated to Ratnagiri Town and changed their surname as "Nakharekar" Their Kuldevat is Ravalnath and Kuldevi Mahakali. (Mr. Nakharekar)
Nanoskar * Nanoskar originally resides in nanos where gramdevat is Vetoba, Mool purush "Vas" is their in nanos only. They also are residing in Tiroda, Taluka Sawantwadi Click here for more information on Moolpurush Vas
Narankar * Taluka Dapoli
Naringrekar * 1) Naringe, Taluka Devgad 2) Nerur, Taluka Kudal 3) Taluka Malvan
Naroji Pedne, Goa
Narse  
Narvankar * Tree followed while marriage is Umber 1) Karde, Taluka Dapoli, Kuldevi Bhairi Bhavani, Gramdev Khem, Gramdevi Mhamay 2) Ladghar, Taluka Dapoli 3) Palshet, Taluka Guhagar
Narvekar or Narwekar * 1) Pedne, Goa 2) Bharad, Taluka Malvan 3) Kevashi,Taluka Rajapur 4) Talere 5) Nandgao, Taluka Kankavli 6) Kalbhadevi, Taluka Ratnagiri 7) Shivole,Bardesh, Goa to Madgaon, Goa 8) Feri,Pedne,Goa 9) Taluka Guhagar 10) Gavkhadi-Ratnagiri and Click here for more information on Kuldevat Kanaka Devi
Narverkar  
Nasodkar  
Nawar Nawar-vag, Taluka Vengurla
Newalkar  
Nirlikar  
Padlekar  
Padwal * 1) Are, Taluka Guhagar 2)Chindar, Taluka Malvan
Painaik  
Palekar  
Palyekar * Palyekar originally resides in nanos where gramdevat is Vetoba, Mool purush "Vas" is their in nanos,taluka Sawantwadi only Click here for more information on Moolpurush Vas
Palkar *
Palshetkar  
Pandji * Native Pace is Redi, Taluka Vengurla where Kuldevat is Garudi. Very few people with this surname. Earlier our surname was Redkar. But latter on it changed to Pandji.
Pandhare  Tak, near Aravali, Taluka Vengurla
Pandye Kuldevata is Shree Nagnath, Mool Vanshaja Shree Rampurush, Kulswamini is Shree Bhumika devi. Nagwekar ran from Nagve, Taluka Bardez, Goa to various part of South Konkan and Karnataka during Portuguese forceful conversion in 16th century, and changed their surname. They shifted their Murti from Nagwa to Agarwada during Portuguese period. This people adopded various surname as below Hatiskar , Pandye , Joshi , Choughule, Bhondwalkar and also kept same surname as Nagwekar. Nagwekar during Peshwa period defeated Darodakhor by instruction of Khot of that village who named their surname as "Pandit" from where surname "Pandye" came. They are settled in District Ratnagiri.Click here for more information on Kuldevat Nagnath
Pange  
Pangerkar  
Panjri *
Paradkar  
Parkar * 1) Zakadevi, dist Ratnagiri, Taluka Dapoli 2) Shirse, Taluka Rajapur 3) Asagani, Taluka Malvan 4)Basani, Taluka Ratnagiri 5) juve, Ratnagiri 6) Nevre, Near Ganapatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri 7) Jaitapur, Taluka Khed or Rajapur 8) Talavade, Taluka Devgad 9) Taral, Taluka Rajapur 10) Taluka Mandangad
Parsekar Nhaveli, Taluka Sawantwadi
Parulekar * 1) Ubhadanda, Taluka Vengurla 2) Sarjekot, Taluka Malvan
Patage  
Patange  
Patankar Jinder
Patapkar  
Patekar  
Patil * 1) Malgund, Taluka Ratnagiri 2) Taluka Guhagar 3) Khabadwadi,Pawas, Ratnagiri 4)Jaitapur near Rajapur 5) Palghar 6) Wagheshwar tondavli, malvan
Patil 1) Present native place is Post: hadi,Wadi:Shelati, Taluka Malvan where Gram devat is Shri Brahman Dev. Our Ancistors are migrated from Post Tondavali, Taluka Malvan where Gramdevat & our Kuldevat is Shri Dev Vagheshwar. 2) Tondavali- Shelti-Hadi- Revandi Taluka Malvan
Patil * Andural, Taluka Kudal
Patil Head of the village
Patkar * 1) Kamblevir, Taluka Vengurla 2) Proper Malvan 3) Kodam, Hadi, Taluka Malvan, Gramdevat Kodamkar, Kuldevi Sateri devi, Shantadurga, Vadachapaat 4) Walawal, Talukal Kudal
Patnaik * Matond, Taluka Vengurla
Pavnoji  
Pawar * 1) Taluka Kudal 2) Jaitapur,Taluka Khed
Pawaskar * 1) Pen 2) Raigad
Paynaik * Paynaik originally migrated from Goa. There Kuldevat is Shervani. They are presently residing in Bhomwada (wadi) , Ajgaon (village), Sawantwadi (taluka), Gramdevat is Ravalnath and Vetoba.
Pedmbkar  
Pednekar (Previous surnames are many but migrated from Pedne) * 0) Devat is Kasav, Tree follow while marriage is Kalam, Kuldevat & Ancestor Location is Pedane, Goa where Gramdevat is Mauli. 1) Mhardol, Goa 2) panaji, Goa 3) Taluka Vengurla 4) Tondavali, Taluka Malvan 5) Masure, Taluka Malvan 6) Bharwadi, Pendur, Taluka Malvan 7)Jamsande, Taluka Devgad 6) Kothkamathe, Taluka Devgad, Gramdevat Ravalnath & Bhagvati Devi 7) Palye, Taluka Rajapur 8) Newar, Taluka Ratnagiri 9) Karwar, Karnataka 10) Mochemad, Taluka Vengurla 11) Nevre, Taluka Ratnagiri 11) Jaitapur, Taluka Rajapur or Khed 12) Achare, Hirlewadi, Taluka Malvan
Pednekar (Mulvir, Pedne, Goa) * Moolpurush (Kuldevat) is Mulvir in Pedne, Goa; Gramdevat is Gadevas hence their previous surname is "Gadekar"; Tree follow while marriage is Kalam; People of Surname as Gadekar migrated from Pedne  to other places due to Portuguese invasion and they changed their surname as Pednekar. Pednekar also comes in other caste. They settled in various places as below 1) Boumbwada (wadi), Ajgaon (village), Sawantwadi (taluka), near Shiroda (village); Gramdevat Vetoba and Ravalnath, Kuldevi Bhoomika devi and Purva Devi. 2) Arawali, near Shiroda, Tal-Vengurla, Dist-Sindhudurga; Gramdevat is Vetoba
Pednekar (Previous surname Ghorpower) Previous surname before migration is Ghorpowar, Devat  is Ravalnath and Bhairi Bhavani in Pedne. They migrated from Pedne, Goa to Nevare, Ratnagiri during Portuguese invasion. Tree followed while marriage is Kalam
Pednekar (Previous surname Dharpower) Previous surname before migration is Dharpowar. They are settled in Pedne, Goa.
Petkar * As per Petkar Sangram, Originally all Petkar came from Velne/Goa state, to Pawas at ratnagiri and then they settled at Gawkhadi. All Petkars are very brave and mostly spiritual, but lots of problem was started when they arrived in gawkhadi panchkroshi, as our past male said that they was very strong and powered to ruled the village but some Pujari or Tantrik was puted in to Bandhan. 1) Velane, Goa to 2) Gawkhadi, Ratnagiri, Gramdevat Rameshwar, Kuldevi Nawaladevi(at pawas)
Phalsekar *
Phansekar * Phanasewadi, Phanase, Taluka Devgad
Phendre or Fendre * Moolpurush (Kuldevat) is Dhongadeshwar in Dhongde wadi, Walawal, Taluka Kudal; People of Surname as Dhongde lost a war and scattered and changed their Surnames as Shirodkar (Kanage), Walawalkar, Waghmare, Phendre. Dhongde migrated to Ajgaon (village) and changed their surname to Phendre. They are settled in 1) Ajgaonbhandwada (wadi), Ajgaon, Taluka Sawantwadi 2) From Ajgaon they migrated to Aronda, Taluka Sawantwadi and Talawde, Taluka Sawantwadi. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Dhongdeshwar
Phodkar  
Pilankar  The peoples of this surnames migrated from Goa to District Ratnagiri during Portuguese rule. In Goa, Gramdevat in Shantadurg. In ratnagiri Kuldevat is Bhairi
Pingulkar  
Pofalankar * Murud-Janjira, Dist Raigad
Pokhare 1) Pavshi, Taluka Kudal 2) Aronda, Taluka Sawantwadi
Pole Podawal, Haldone, Goa
Polekar * Taluka Shrivardhan
Porber  
Potekar Taluka Shrivardhan
Poyarekar 1) Wayari, Taluka Malvan 2) Hadi, Taluka Malvan 3) Bandiwade, Taluka Malvan 4) Werale, Masure, Taluka Malvan
Prash * District Ratnagiri
Prabhusalgaonkar  
Pulekar *
Pusalkar  
Ragji  
Raikar  
Rajapurkar  
Rajee  
Rajwadkar Bhavani Jagadamba devi (Kulswamini) , Rajawadi, Nivendi, near Ganapatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri
Ranjankar * 1) Revadda, Taluka Alibag 2) Murud-Janjira in Alibaug, Gramdevat is Shri Kalbhairav and Koteshvari;  Kuldevat is Khandoba, Jejuri, Pune. Other surname under this Kuldevat is Patil and Aashtivkar
Raut * Raut means head of Horse Cavalry  1) Bagmandale, near Hari Hareshwar, Taluka Shrivardhan 2) Parule, Taluka Vengurla Gramdevat Vetoba and Ravalnath. No information of migration from other place.3) Redi Taluka Vengurla
Rawool * Asoli, Taluka Vengurla
Redkar * Devat is Kasav, Tree followed while marriage is Kalam, Kuldevat is Mahapurush. Redkar originally settled in Redi, Taluka Vengurla from where they migrated to other places such as 1) Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla 3) Madure, Taluka Sawantwadi 4) Kherwadi, Talawade, Taluka Sawantwadi. Gramdevat here are Shri Bhavani Devi & Shri Bamanadevi (They migrated from Redi) 5) Adali (village), Vengurla (taluka)
Redkar Peoples of surname "Panji" migrated from Redi, Taluka Vengurla to other places in Konkan changed their surnames as "Redkar". Their devat is Kasav, Tree followed while marriage is Kalam Tree. Their Kuldevat is "Mauli" of Redi, Taluka Vengurla. This peoples are presently settled in Satose, near Satarde, Taluka Sawantwadi. (Sanjay Redkar).
Revandkar Wayari, Taluka Malvan
Revankar *
Rilkar "Chavan" migrated from Reel, Taluka Ratnagiri to Bagmandale, Taluka Shrivardhan, Dist Raigad changed their surname as "Rilkar" and change due to pronunciation to "Lidkar" and also some changed their surname as "Khot" (5 to 6 generation passed). Moolpurush Manibhadra; Vansh: Somvansh; Kul: Chavan; Gotra: Kapil; Devat : Khandoba / Jyotiba; Shastra : Khanda Shastra means Talwar ; Pujan devas : Dashmi; Devak: Vasundri vel / Vasunk; Gadi rang: piwale gadi; Gadi sthal : Punjab; Nishan rang: piwala nishan; Vahan : piwala varu means yellow horse; Kuldevata : Vasanti / Basati (Amit Khot)
Rumade * Taluka Devgad
Rumde *
Sagve  
Sakharkar *Originally Sakharkar are Pednekar migrated from Goa, but since our grand parent stayed in Bhandar Sakhari, near Jaitapur, Taluka Rajapur they used Sakharkar as a surname, Kuldevi Bhagavati, Pedne, Goa.
Sakroo  
Salaskar  
Salgaonkar Salgaon, Taluka Kudal
Salgaonkar (Mauli, Taluka Sawantwadi) Sawant migrated from Salegaon , Mangaon , Taluka Sawantwadi changed their surname as Salgaonkar when settled in Dhargal, Taluka Pedne, Goa. Their Devat is Mauli.
Salgaonkar (Sharvani Vetal, Advalpal) * Kuldevat is Sharvani Vetal located in Saligao, Goa. Moolpurush Bal Vansh was re-established in Advalpal, Goa. The Salgaonkar migrated from Salegao, Goa and settled in various places in South Konkan after Portuguese forceful conversion. They are settled in 1)Advalpal, near Asnoda, Goa  2) Several part of South Konkan Click here for more information on Kuldevat Sharvani
Salkar  
Salunke  
Samant  
Sangle  
Sankulkar  
Sarang * 1) Tarkarli, Taluka Malvan 2) Wayari, Taluka Malvan 3) Vijaydurg,Taluka Devgad
Sarkalkar  
Sarmalkar * 1) Sarmal, Taluka Kudal 2) Taluka Malvan
Satam * Bandivda, near Masura, Taluka Malvan, Tree followed while marriage is Kalam, Devat is Nag
Satardekar * Satardekar are originally Rawool migrated from Goa to Satarde, Taluka Sawantwadi were they changed their surname as Satardekar where Gramdevat is Vetoba. Mool Devat of Satardekar in Goa is Ravalnath. Devat is Kalam and Kasav
Satilkar Harmal
Satnak Satnak come from "Satha Naik" they were originally "More Bhandari" seven brothers. "Naik" is the post received. They originally resides in Bagmandale, Tal: Srivardhan, Dist: Raigad
Satoskar * Taluka Vengurla
Savalkar * Karwar
Sawal * Malgaon, Taluka Sawantwadi
Sawant * Sawant migrated from Salegaon , Mangaon , Taluka Sawantwadi changed their surname as Salgaonkar when settled in Dhargal, Taluka Pedne, Goa. Their Devat is Mauli. Sawant are settled in 1) Talawade, Taluka Sawantwadi  2) Saligaon, Mangaon, Taluka Sawantwadi
Shaharsekar  
Shedge or Shedage *
Sheige Kheyada, Taluka Malvan
Shelatkar 1) Revandi,Taluka Malvan 2) Shelati, Taluka Malvan
Shendekar Talawane, Taluka Sawantwadi
Sherlekar *Sherlekar are originally Naik migrated from Mhardol, Goa, near Mangeshi whose Kuldevat is Mhalsa. They migrated to Shirle, Taluka Sawantwadi. From their they migrated to Madura, Taluka Sawantwadi where they were called as Shirlekar. 1) Bandha, Taluka Sawantwadi where Gramdevat is Mauli
Shete  
Shetye * Shirgaon, Taluka Ratnagiri
Shevade  
Shinde * Ajgaon, near Shiroda, Taluka Sawantwadi
Shiralkar  
Shirdhankar Kalbhadevi, Taluka Ratnagiri
Shirgaonkar * Taluka vengurla
Shirodkar (Dhongdeshwar, Walawal, Taluka Kudal) *Moolpurush Dhongadeshwar and Kulswamini, Dhongde wadi, Walawal, Taluka Kudal. People of Surname as Dhongde lost a war and scattered and changed their Surnames as Shirodkar (Kanage), Walawalkar, Waghmare, Phendre. Dhongde migrated to shiroda and changed their surname as Kanage. Further they changed their surname as Shirodkar. They are residing in:1) Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla 2) Matond, Taluka Vengurla Kuldev Vas near Shiroda, Kuldevi Bhavani near Kunkeri, Gramdevi Sateri 3) Vetore, Taluka Vengurla, Gramdevat is Sateri Devi Click here for more information on Kuldevat Dhongdeshwar
Shirodkar ( migrated from Goa) *Migrated from Goa to Sawantwadi. Shirodkar comes in other castes also. Shirodkar's Mool Devat in Goa is Lairai. They are residing in:1) Talavde, Taluka Sawantwadi 2) Mapusa, Goa 3) Madgaon, Goa. 4) Shirle, Taluka Sawantwadi 5) Satarda, Taluka Sawantwadi migrated to Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Shirsekar 1) Taluka Rajapur 2) Takere, Shidvane 3)Devgad wade, Padvane, Taluka Devgad
Shirvatkar  
Shirwadkar * Taluka Rajapur
Shivalkar * 1) Basni, Ratnagiri 2) Dahibaon, Taluka Devgad 3) Vengurle Click here for more information on Kuldevat
Shivankar  
Shivnekar * 1) Upale, Taluka Rajapur
Somji Aravali,Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Sonsurkar *
Sotalkar  
Subhedar * 1) Goa 2) Jaitapur, Taluka Khed 3) Jaitapur, Taluka Rajapur
Surlekar  
Surve * 1) Ganpatipule, Taluka Ratnagiri 2) Palshet, Taluka Guhagar 3) Devat mahamai-sonsakhali, Tavasal,Taluka Guhagar 4) Sangamner
Suryaji  
Takkar Kuldevat is Giroba, located in Dabholi, Taluka Vengurla. Bakkar are mainly settled in Dabholi. Some of them also migrated to Tak, near Aravali.  Bakkar migrated from Tak, near Aravali to Sonsure, Taluka Vengurla and changed their surname as Takkar. Click here for more information on Kuldevat Giroba
Talashilkar * Revandi, Taluka Malvan, Devat Bhadrakali
Talekar * kuvakhav,Taluka Ratnagiri
Talgaonkar  
Tamboskar  
Tamse  
Tandel * 1) Andural, Taluka Kudal 2) Achare, Taluka Malvan 3) Taluka vengurla 4) Karli, Taluka Malvan
Tari  
Tarkar * Kuldev Bhanudas, Kuldevi Mahakali in Adivere, Taluka Rajapur. The also migrated to Vijaydurg, Taluka Devgad where Gramdev Rameshwar, Gramdevi Choudeshwari in Girye, Vijaydurg
Tavhashilkar Revandi, Taluka Malvan
Tavsalkar or Tawsalkar * 1) Gimvi, Guaghar, Chiplun 2) Dist. Ratnagiri
Tembulkar 1) Taluka Malvan 2) Revadas, Taluka Vengurla
Temkar * Kulawamini is Tulajabhavani aai and Gramdevat is Sateri , Tuljapur; migrated from Aadari, Malwan to Sarmal, Taluka Kudal 1) Taluka Vengurla
Tendulkar  *
Thakare or Thakre  
Thakur * Velaneshwar, Taluka Guhagar
Tirodkar * Migrated from Tiroda 1)Gramdevi Mauli, Tiroda, Taluka Vengurla 2) Tondavali, Taluka Malvan, Shree Wagheshvar
Tivarekar Tiwarewadi,Redi, Taluka Vengurla
Todankar * 1) Pawas, near Ganeshgule, Taluka Ratnagiri 2) Taluka Rajapur 3) Diveagar, Taluka Shrivardhan
Todwalkar Devgad, Taluka Devgad
Tondlekar  
Tondwalkar * 1) Girye, Taluka Devgad 2) Revandi, Taluka Malvan
Trebakkar  
Trembalkar Wayangani, Taluka Malvan
Tulaskar * Parule, Taluka Vengurla
Vagh  
Vahaji Morji, Goa
Vaidya Matond, Taluka Vengurla
Vaingankar  
Vairkar Patrakata, Malvan, Taluka Malvan
Varadkar * They are residing in: 1) Warad-Katta, Warad, Taluka Malvan 2) Murud, Taluka Dapoli
Varang Pune
Vargaonkar  
Varshi  
Vashisht  
Vasta or Vast * 1) Kandalgaon, Taluka Malvan, Gramdev Rameshwar, Kuldevi Sateri 2) Shiroda, Taluka Vengurla
Vazarkar  
Vengurlekar * 1) Adari, Taluka Vengurla 2) Taluka Malvan
Venkar  
Vetkar 1) Heldewadi, Taluka Devgad 2) Jaitapur, District Ratnagiri
Vilankar Palshet, Taluka Guhagar
Wadekar * 1) Taluka Dapoli 2) Taluka Devgad 3) Ambolgad, nearby Nate, Taluka Rajapur
Wadkar 1) Taluka Kudal 2) miryabandar, ratnagiri
Waghdhare * 1) Sarwarpa, Dist. Ratnagiri 2)Madban, Taluka Rajapur
Waghmare * Moolpurush Dhongadeshwar, Dhongde wadi, Walawal, Taluka Kudal, People of Surname as Dhongde lost a war and scattered and changed their Surnames as Shirodkar (Kanage), Walawalkar, Waghmare, Phendre. In past killing tiger was of great prestige so some body of Dhongde have hunted tiger and due that his surname must have changed to "Waghmare". They are settled in1) Ajagaon, Taluka Sawantwadi Click here for more information on Kuldevat Dhongdeshwar
Waingankar * Waingankar Nilesh (Orkut) -- As told by my grandparents, the previous name of waingankar was 'shetye' & were living in small village called 'shirgao' near ratnagiri. Then they shifted & started living in 'ambeshet' a small village in ratnagiri.There they started farming rainy as well as summer crop of rice. Rice in summer was watered by building small dams on river or by lake. The summer farming of rice is called 'wainganee' in marathi. Hence shetye's were given name 'waingankar' i.e. wainganee makers. Do you know different history? -- Waingankar Deepak (Orkut) -- There is a place called waingan in goa near bicholi, and an ancient temple of god khetoba who our kuldev. I have visited this place many times. I thought that is our original place and that is why "waingankar" -- Waingankar Sankalp (Orkut) -- There is a place called "wainganee" a few miles away from malvan. The temple of our kuldaivat is situated in this village. That is where I think we got our name from. Waingankar's of wainganee. They resided in 1) Dist Ratnagiri 2) Camp, Taluka Vengurla 3) Wayari,Taluka Malvan
Wairkar  
Wakkar  
Walawalkar *Moolpurush Dhongdeshwar and Kulswamini, Dhongde wadi, Walawal, Taluka Kudal, People of Surname as Dhongde lost a war and scattered and changed their Surnames as Shirodkar (Kanage), Walawalkar, Waghmare, Phendre. Dhongde migrated to Arawali, Taluka Vengurla and changed their surname to Walawalkar They are settled in1) Sakhailekhil, Arawali, Taluka Vengurla 2) Shalawali, Taluka Malvan Click here for more information on Kuldevat Dhongdeshwar
Walimbe  
Warekar *
Warkhandkar  
Wilankar  
Yesaji * Kawa-Wadi, Masura, Taluka Malvan
Zarekar  
Zarkar  
Zhad or Zad * Devat Bhootnatha, Wayari, Taluka Malvan

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