Indo-Mauritians are people of Indian descent living on the island of Mauritius, where they represent a majority comprising 68% of the population according to the July 2007 statistics. There is also a significant migrant population of Bhumihar Brahmins in Mauritius who have made a mark for themselves in different fields and they are still in touch with their family members in India and there are instances of marital relations between them to keep their cultural identity intact. There are also a large number of Koery agriculturists who have made a mark for themselves in every filed in Mauritious being either from eastern UP or Bihar originally. A majority of Indo-Mauritians are of Bihari descent (among the Hindus: Brahmin, Rajput, Kurmi, Bhumihar, Yadav, Banias, and Kayastha castes are well represented). However, a significant proportion came from other parts of the subcontinent.
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