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Bhabhda (भाभडा) Bhabda (भाबड़ा) gotra Jats live in Jaipur district in Rajasthan.

Bhabra Jains

H.A. Rose[1] writes that Bhabra (भाबड़ा) is a caste of the Jainis, chiefly engaged in trade. The term Bhābṛā appears to be of great antiquity, being found in an inscription of Asoka. The name is now fancifully derived from Bhaobhala, 'one of good intent' † but in Jullundur the Bhabras attribute their name to their refusal to wear the janeo at the instance of one Bir Swami, who thereupon declared that their faith (bhu) was great. The term Bhabra however appears to be used by outsiders of any Banias, especially of the Oswals and others whose home is in Rajasthan, whether they

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Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Jaipur district

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