Bhalar

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Bhalar (भालार) (Bahlar, Bhallar) is a Jat clan[1] found in Afghanistan.[2] Bhalar (भलड़) Jat clan is found in Multan,Pakistan. [3]

Origin

Bhallar is believed to be originated from Rigvedic tribe of Bhalanins. [4] or Bhāllavins.[5]

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Barmer district

Bhalaron Ka Bara (Barmer)

Distribution in Haryana

Bhallar Village in Thanesar district

History

Tej Ram Sharma tells us referring Buddha Prakash who suggests that the Vedic school of the Bhāllavins enshrined the memory of the Bahlikas; the modern sub-castes of the Barasarin sub-group of the khatris Bhalla and Behl represent the ancient Balhikas, and the Jat clans of Bhālār and Bhalerah, found in Multan, the Baloch tribe Bhalka, living in Sindh, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan and the clan Bhallowana, found in Shahpur, are remnants of the far-flung Bahlika tribes. [6]

Notable persons

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