Villages in Ratlam district
Villages in Ratlam with population of this gotra are:
H. W. Bellew  writes that Dadikai, or those of the Dadi stock, by the Dadika (obsolete) or Dadi, found among the sections of several Afghan tribes about the Bolan, and by the Dadu-putra or Daudputra of Bahawalpur.
[Page-129]: many of the Pathan tribes along the Indus frontier, and on the other side of that river, beyond the area of our inquiry, the Daudputra of Bahawalpur represent the ancient Dadikai in a Musalman disguise. The ancient Dadikai country, of which the capital is now probably represented by the town of Dadar, near the entrance to the Bolan Pass from the side of India, may be defined as bounded on the north by the Khojak Amran and the Vihova ranges ; on the south by the Mula Pass to Khozdar ; on the east by the Indus ; on the west by the Kharan country, including Nushki and Shorawak. In the area thus marked off is included the district of Sibi, the ancient Siwisthan. Anciently Kharan (Caarene of Strabo, previously mentioned,) seems to have included the whole of the modern Kelat province of Balochistan, with its Sarawan and Jalawan, or Jhalawan, divisions, north and south respectively ; which, it seems, derive their names from the Sarwani and Jalwani tribes of Afghans, who were, it is said, planted as military colonists in this part of his frontier towards Makran by Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni ; whose son and successor, renewing the attacks against Makran, confirmed and enlarged these colonies, during the first half of the eleventh century. The Sarwani is a branch of the Batani, and the Jalwani of the Shirani previously described. The principal of the Jalwani sections are Kongari, Mayar, Marwat, Nekbi, Salar, and Sipand.
Notable persons from this gotra
- An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.63,112,113,127,128ff
- An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.63
- An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.128-129
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