Rajaka community is also
known as Dhobi community.The word Dhobi is from the Hindi language word of
'dhona',which means to 'wash'.The ancestors of the community took the occupation
of washing clothes. The tradition is followed by the caste people over the time.The
caste group is found throuhg out India.They follow the customs and traditions
of the region,where they live.They speak in their mother tongue of the region.
The caste has different names in different states in India.
Name of the State Name of the caste
Andhra Pradesh Rajaka ,Chakali
Karnataka Agasar, Madivala