Many parts of Western and Northern regions of the Indian subcontinent were ruled as sovereign or princely states by various clans of Kolis.

Statue of Koli Maharaja Yashwantrao Martandrao Mukne of Jawhar State

Principalities and clans

A Koli chieftain
Fiscal stamps of Punadra, Khadal, Ambaliara, Katosan and Jawhar states ruled by Koli rulers

See also


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  14. ^ Shrivastavya, Vidayanand Swami (1952). Are Rajput-Maratha Marriages Morganatic?. New Delhi, India, Asia: D.K. Shrivastavya. pp. 249: The Koli chief of Shindkhed who being entangled in feud, was in need of warriors. On hearing of the encampment of the Jadav brothers in the city, he visent his emssary to.
  15. ^ Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review and Oriental and Colonial Record. New Delhi, India, Asia. 1968. pp. 147: About A.D. 1300, they captured Idar State from its Koli chief of the Sord clan, whom the Ráthor cut down in the gate . Dying, he marked with his blood the royal " tilak " on the forehead of the victor, and begged that whenever a.((cite book)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)