JAWHAR, a native state of India, in the Konkan division of Bombay, situated among the lower ranges of the western Ghats. Area 310 sq.m. Pop. (1901), 47,538. The estimated revenue is 11,000; there is no tribute. The chief, who is a Koli by caste, traces back his descent to 1343. The leading exports are teak and rice. The principal villageisthat of, Jawhar (pop. 3567).
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