Darv

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Darv (दर्व)[1] Darva (दर्व) Darawar (दारावार)[2] [3] is gotra of Jats. Darawar is found in Uttar Pradesh. [4]

Origin

It is said to be originated from Darva (दर्व) people of Mahabharata period. [5]

History

Darvika/Darva is one of Mahabharata Tribes. [6]

दर्वीकाः सकचा दर्वा वातजाम रदॊरगाः
बहु वाथ्याश च कौरव्य सुथामानः सुमल्लिकाः (VI.10.53)

Distrbution in Punjab

Villages in Patiala district

Notable persons

References

  1. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.44,s.n. 1190
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. 14
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.44,s.n. 1224
  4. Jat History Thakur Deshraj/Chapter VIII,s.n. 134, p-585
  5. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya etc,: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, p.255
  6. Sandhya Jain: Adideo Arya Devata, A Panoramic view of Tribal-Hindu Cultural Interface, Published in 2004 by Rupa & Co, 7/16, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi, p. 124

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