Bhampta

Posted: April 8, 2011 in Uncategorized

Bhampta are also known as Khisa-Katra meaning pick-pockets.   

They are theives by traditional trade but in many cases their propensity to crime has decreased, if not vanished, and they have settled down to respectable callings. 

Bhampta A-G pages 372-373

Bhampta (Bhamti) mh pages 239-250

http://books.google.com/books?id=DEAlCTxJowUC&lpg=PA239&ots=Bxet3duZkV&dq=Khisa-Katra%20meaning%20pick-pockets&pg=PA239&output=embed

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