Ora

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Ora (ओरा)[1] Aura (औरा) Aure (औरे)[2] Ore (ओरे) Oda (ओड़ा)[3] is a gotra of Jats found in Uttar Pradesh and Pakistan. This clan has been mentioned by Megasthenes. Ora clan is found in Afghanistan.[4]

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Origin

They are considered descendants of rishi Dirghattama (दीर्घत्तमा). [5]

History

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Jats of this gotra are found in Distt Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh.


Ora Villages in Rajsamand district

Distribution in Pakistan

According to 1911 census, the Aura were one of the principal Muslim Jat clan in :[6]

History

This clan has been mentioned by Megasthenes.

See also

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n.ओ-5
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n.23
  3. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ओ-2
  4. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.68
  5. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, p.225
  6. Census Of India 1911 Volume Xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul

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