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Society Attacks
Early When 
the Individual is

B. F. Skinner

To be in the
to be in the

G. K. Chesterton

Only the Person
who has
Faith in himself
is able to be
Faithful to other

Erich Fromm

He who
will not Reason
is a Bigot ;
He who cannot 
is a Fool, &
He who dares not
is a Slave !

Sir W. Drummond..

We cannot always
build the future
for our youth;
but we can 
build our youth
for the future !

Franklin D Roosevelt..

Makes Us
to Others,
Ourselves !

La Rochefoucauld...

 Welcome !

    www.charmakars.org  is a social initiative undertaken to provide a Common Platform to the members of 'Charmakar  Samaj' (Hindu, Scheduled Caste), who are deemed socially fragmented, scattered, isolated and disconnected for many long years and for those who are desiring to have due social space for socializing with dignity and self-esteem. 

   It aims to facilitate all members of Charmakar Samaj  to Seek or Share needful Basic Social Information, with an objective to promote social dialogue, interaction and cooperation for all-round community development.

   Charmakars are broadly known as Cobblers or Shoemakers. They are spread all over the country, speak different  languages and have varied cultural traditions.

   Nature of this platform is Catalytic, Non-Profit, Non-Political, Non-Partisan and Voluntary.

 Our Social Agenda :-

To get to know Basic Social Information of the community
To build Who's Who Directory of Social Organizations
To build Who's Who Directory of Prominent Persons
To set up Forums for entrepreneurs, professionals, etc
Emphasize on Education, Employment, Matrimonial issues 
Promote Creative, Constructive and Developmental Activity
Start a Newsletter for social dialogue & interaction
Extend Helping Hand to the deserving & genuine needy
Promote Intra and Inter Caste Activity for Social Progress
Promote Social Mainstreaming of all Castes for National Unity
 Who are Charmakars ?

 The Hindu Charmakar Samaj (हिंदू चर्मकार समाज) has large number of castes, sub-castes and akin castes. For convenience, we have clubbed these castes under name 'Charmakar Samaj'.
  Given below are local caste names of Charmakar Samaj spread across the country (in alphabetical order) :- 

Ahirwar (अहिरवार), Asadaru (असादरु), Asodi (असोदी), Bairwa (बैरवा), Bambhi (बांभी), Bhambhi (भांभी), Bhambi (भांबी), Chamadiya (चामडिया), Chamar (चमार), Chamari (चमारी), Chambhar (चांभार), Chamgar (चमगार), Chanwar Chamar (चंवर चमार), Charmakar (चर्मकार), Dhusia (धुसिया), Dhor (ढोर), Dohor (डोहोर), Haralayya (हरळय्या), Harali (हराळी), Jatav (जाटव), Jatav Chamar (जाटव चमार), Jatava (जाटवा), Jatia (जटिया), Jatia Chamar (जटिया चमार), Jatya (जाटिया), Jhusia (झुसिया), Kakkaya (कक्कय्या), Kamati Mochi (कामाटी मोची), Khalpa (खालपा), Machigar (माचीगार), Madar (मादर), Madig (मादिग), Mangan (मंगन), Mochi (मोची), Muchi (मुची), Nalia (नालीया), Nona (नोना), Rabidas (रबिदास), Raidas (रायदास), Raigar (रैगर), Ramdasi (रामदासी), Ramnami (रामनामी ), Ranigar (राणीगार), Ravidasi (रविदासी), Regar(रेगर),  Rehgar (रेहगर), Rishi (रीषी), Rohidas (रोहीदास), Rohit (रोहित), Ruidas (रूईदास), Samgaar (समगार), Satnami (सतनामी), Surajyabanshi (सूरज्यबंशी), Surjyabanshi (सूर्जयावंशी), Surjyaramnami (सूर्जयारामनामी), Telegu Mochi (तेलगु मोची) etc.

  For additional information on state-wise caste list, please refer to the Census List of All India Scheduled Castes  

  Knowledgeable  persons are requested to share their views, suggestions or tips.

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 Charmakar Samaj

Newsletter 2015
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Our task now is
not to
fix blame
for the past,
But to fix the course
for the future !

J. F. Kennedy

Not failure,
Low aim
is crime !

J. R. Lowell

We must always
Change, Renew, Rejuvenate ourselves,
Harden !


Whenever you see darkness,
there is extraordinary opportunity for
the light
to burn brighter.



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