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Bagwar (बगवार) or Baghwar (बघवार) is a Muslim Jat clan found in Pakistan.


Bagwar, a Bira Kshatriya was Baghwa - Tiger rider in Madhya Desha called Baghroha from Banpur to the dense forest of Jamdhar river long back before Samvat 1201 (1144 A.D.) as engraved footnote found below the idol of Nandi Mahadev. His descendants are Baghwar also pronounced as Bagwar. Kundeshwar is a village situated in Tikamgarh District, 5 km south of Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is known for Kundadev Mahadev an ancient temple on the bank of the Jamdhar river, and is the location of Kundadev Mahadev Temple. According to ethics, Banpur was the capital of Banasur the king of demons and her daughter Usha Devi and married to Pradhuman grand son of the Lord Krishna, was a dedicated and regular devotee of this Shiv Linga of Mahadev. It is believed, that Shiv Linga has emerged from the Kunda of Bagwar Kshatriya clan landlady. [1]

Distribution in India

Bagwar's are rare but still found in the Madhya Desh i.e. erstwhile Bundelkhand and also moved out to all over India.

Baghuwar (Baghwar) is a village in Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh.

Distribution in Pakistan

According to 1911 census the Bagwar were the principal Muslim Jat clan in district with population -

  • Multan District : Bagwar (1,179)

Notable persons


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