Kuruhinashetty is a sub caste in Hindu religion and they belong to the Lingayat community. Many of the community people are found to accept occupation of weaving the cotton clothes. People of this community do many businesses. They are versatile and hard working. Mostly they believe in Lord Shiva or Nilakantheswar. This community is spread around Karnataka and majorly found in regions like Teradal, Banahatti, Rabakavi, Rampur, Hubli-Dharwar, Gadag, Gokak, and many other places in Karnataka. People of this community are also found in some of the places of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. People of this community speak typical Kannada; understand Marathi, English and Hindi. Their culture is quite unique to their community only. They were not much educated earlier. Now they are getting higher education. They allow inter-caste marriages and they are not too strict about caste system. Still they prefer marrying a Kuruhinashetty boy or girl as that makes them more comfortable in their marriage. They are quite open in their social views and do not accept Vedic culture. Their marriage usually does not follow many of the Vedic customs as the lingayats are in opposition of Vedic marriage system. They are in opposition of child marriage and ill treatment of widows. The Kuruhna Shetty Matrimony also follows the customs of lingayats and do not strictly follow the Vedic matrimonial rituals. Their matrimonial customs have brought social reforms and they have taken part in the social reform of the 19th century India.