Chandravanshi Kahar is a large community distributed throughout the North Indian states. This community is largely spread in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Rajasthan and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. This community is believed to be descended from the marriage of a Brahmin male and a Nlshad or Chandal female. NIshad is a hunter community where Chandal is a cremator. But this community living in Rajasthan and Delhi prefer to be called as Kashyap, the descendants of Rajputs. The Kahar eat meat except pork and beef as it is considered as sin in Hinduism. They are Hindus and follow all the Hindu Rituals. Their major diet consists of rice, wheat, lentils, vegetables and dairy products. They observe marriage at the clan and subgroup level which is greatly observed throughout the community. Marriages inside the community are arranged by negotiation among parents. In cities like Mumbai and Kolkata now, the consent of couples is being considered as the major factor in marriage. Monogamy is common though polygamy is allowed under some cases like widow remarriage or divorcee remarriage. The community lives in extended families where the property is inherited by males. Though it is a large community, finding grooms and brides sometimes become tough for the families. For highly educated grooms or brides, it is toodifficult to find a matching partner. Their matrimony is quite peculiar to their community's ritual. They prefer to follow the old Chnadravanshi Kahar Matrimony rituals. But the city life has brought big changes to their traditions and culture and they are ready to accept inter-cast marriages now.