Kale

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Kale (काले) is gotra of Jats in Punjab, India and Pakistan.

Origin

They get name after eponym Kaliya Nagavanshi.

History

They are mentioned in the Mahabharata, as Kaleya. [1] कालेय इति विख्यातो गणः परम दारुणः ( i.e. the people famous under the name of Kaleya are most terrible) It is called an Asura Jati with eight kings. [2] The Mahabharata expressly makes the prophecy that the Mlecchas from Kamboja country will be kings (In India) in the Kali Age. [3] [4]

Bharanch (भडांच) a small Jat clan in Jind (Haryana). They have the same Sidh as the Kale. [5]

Distribution in Punjab

Distribution in Pakistan

Notable persons from this gotra

References


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