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The Nawayats

First Online: May 28, 2010
Date Last Updated: May 09, 2017

The Nawayats (a.k.a Navayats and Nawayaths) are Indian Muslims of Persian descent that live primarily on the Southwestern coast.

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Navayats: Konkani speaking Muslims
Navayats: Konkani speaking Muslims
Photo Plate showing mosques and people of Bhatkal town

1. A house in Bhatkal with wood work
3. A Navayati elder
5. Typical attire of Navayati men
2. Arabic school for girls
4. A Nawayat boy
6. 7. 8. Muslim Children at school


See Also:

  • The Daldi  Muslim Community

  • Pictures of Madrassah


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