Bhadiar (भडियार) Bhadiyar (भड़ियार) is a clan or gotra of Jats, found in Punjab (India), Punjab (Pakistan). Bharyar (भड़यार) Jat clan is found in Amritsar.  Bhariyar gotra is a branch of the Dhillon gotra.
H.A. Rose writes that Bhadiar (भदियार) tribe of Jats in Sialkot claims Solar Rajput origin and is descended from its eponym. Atu, 7th in descent from him, came from Ajudhia and took service under the Rajas of Jammu.
They are also found among the South Asian immigrant communities in the US, and in other parts of the world. In India, most of the families belonging to this gotra of Jats originate from a villages called Rangpur, Panwal , Mehatpur (Previously District Sialkot) and after the partisan in 1947 they settled in and around District Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur and Amritsar.
Most Bhadiars in India are Sikhs, though there are some Hindus. Bhadiars in Pakistan are mostly Muslims.
Villages in Punjab India
Distribution in Punjab Pakistan
The Bhadiar claim Suryavanshi Rajput ancestry. Found mainly in Sialkot and Gujrat districts.
- O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu, p.53, s.n. 1855
- A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/B , p.90
- Ram Swarup Joon: History of the Jats/Chapter V,p. 81
- Mahendra Singh Arya et al: Adhunik Jat Itihas, p. 273
- A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/B , p.82
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