Kamal

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Kamal (कमल) Kanwal (कंवल) is a gotra of Jats.[1][2] Kamal clan is found in Afghanistan.[3]

Origin

They are descendants of Nagavanshi king named Kambala (कंवल). [4]

History

H. W. Bellew writes that Kamal is the name of one of the twenty-four principal tribes into which the Turk nation is divided. Kamal is in two divisions — Misharan, or "Seniors", and Kisharan, or "Juniors." [5]

Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 35 mentions the name of Kambala in the list of chief Nagas. [6]


Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Notable persons

  • Dr. Mrs. Kamal - LNJP Hospital Health. D-29, Vikram Nagar, Ferozshah Kotla, New Delhi New 011-23232400, 011-23358159, NCR (PP-415)

References

  1. Dr Pema Ram:‎Rajasthan Ke Jaton Ka Itihas, p.297
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. क-72
  3. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.18, 28, 77, 106, 108, 111,112,115,118,120,121,123,126,127,128,133,162
  4. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Adhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 232
  5. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.77
  6. कम्बलाश्वतरौ चापि नागः कालीयकस तथा |वृत्तसंवर्तकौ नागौ दवौ च पद्माव इति शरुतौ ||Mahabharata (1.35.10)

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