Bagri

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Bagri (बागड़ी)[1] Bagdi (बगड़ी) is a Jat Gotra[2]. (Baghra, Bogar) Jat clan is found in Afghanistan.[3]

Origin

History

H.A. Rose[4] writes that Bagri (बागड़ी), (1) a term applied to any Hindu Rajput or Jat from the Bagar (बागड़)or prairies of Bikaner, which lie to the South and West of Hissar in contradiction to Deswala.

James Tod[5] places it in the list of Aboriginal Races, many names in which are not capable of identification, and their correct form is uncertain and those of the mercantile tribes are largely groups confined to Rajasthan.

Distribution

The Bagris are most numerous in the south of that District, but are also found in some numbers under the heading of Jat in Sialkot and Patiala. In Gurdaspur the Bagri are Salahria who describe themselves as Bagar or Bhagar by clan and probably have no connection with the Bagri of Hissar and its neighbourhood. (2) a Jat clan (agricultural) found in Amritsar.

Baghra Jat clan is found in Afghanistan.

There is one Village Baghra in Muzaffarnagar Tahsil and district of Uttar Pradesh.


Notable persons

Late Chaudhary Mani Ram Bagri former Member Lok Sabha from Hisar

References


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