Kakkad

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Kakkad (कक्कड़) Kakkar (कक्कड़) Kakar (काकर)[1][2] Kakad (काकड़) is a gotra of Jats in Punjab and Rajasthan. Kakar clan is found in Afghanistan.[3]

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Origin

Laxmana son of Angada Chandraketu got victory over Karapath (कारापथ) and known as Karaskar (कारस्कर), which became Kakkad. [4]

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Barmer district

Nosar, Malani,

Villages in Bikaner district

Bhojasar, Sarunda,

Villages in Jodhpur district

Nandiya Khurd,

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Jalandhar district

Villages in Ludhiana district

Villages in Sangrur district

Notable persons

References

  1. B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.239, s.n.1006
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. क-199
  3. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, p.121,157
  4. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Adhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 230

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