|Regions with significant populations|
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|• Urdu • Khari Boli • Awadhi • Bhojpuri|
The Kunjra (pronounced as Kunjrda or Kunjda) are a Muslim community found in North India, and Central India. They are also known as Sabzi Farosh or Mewa Farosh.
The Kunjra are a community associated with Farming. The name of the community is derived from Sanskrit word kunj, which means bower. According to Gazetteer Punjab, they claim descent from Raja Kunjpal, the Raja of Kunjah town lies in the Gujrat district of Punjab province, that is now in Pakistan.
The community is urban based, and buys vegetables from other communities such as the Murao and Kachhi. They are included in the Other backward caste category in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Delhi.
The Kunjra are found throughout North India, with large numbers found in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, mainly in Bhopal (old city), Saugor, Jabalpur, Rajasthan mainly in Jodhpur, Udipur, Bhilwara, Pali, jhunjhunu, churu, and many other cities of Rajasthan etc. and Khurai.