Khaira

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Khaira[1] (Hindi:खैरा, Punjabi: ਖੈਰਾ ) are a Jat gotra (clan) found in Indian Punjab , Uttar Pradesh and Pakistani Punjab and parts of Afghanistan. Alternate transliterations include Khera, Khara, Khehra, Khahra.

Origin

History

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Jalandhar district

Villages in Ludhiana district

Villages in Mansa district

Distribution in Pakistan

Khaira - The Khaira claim descent from the Suryavanshi Rajputs. They are found throughout central Punjab, and prior to partition, were also found in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana districts. They are now found in Faisalabad, Sargodha, Khanewal, Lahore, Sialkot, Kasur and Gujranwala districts.

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