Gahal

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Gahal (गहल)[1] Gehal (गेहल)[2] Ghel (घेल)[3] is a gotra of Jats. They were supporters of Chauhan Confederacy.

Origin

Name of Country in Ashtadhyayi

Gaha (गह) is a name of Country mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi under Gahadi (गहादि) (4.2.138) group. [4]

History

A Sub division of Chauhan Confederacy

Bhim Singh Dahiya[5] provides us list of Jat clans who were supporters of the Chauhan when they gained political ascendancy. The Ghel clan supported the ascendant clan Chauhan and become part of a political confederacy.[6]

Distribution

Distribution

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