Kharwal

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Kharwal (खरवाल)[1] Kharwal (खड़वाल)[2] Kharwan (खड़वान) Khariwal (खरीवाल)[3] Khairwal (खैरवाल)[4] is gotra of Jats found in Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh . H.A. Rose treats Kharwal (खरवाल ) same as Gharwal.[5] They were supporters of Tomar Confederacy. [6][7][8]

Origin

This gotra originated from place name called Kharad (खरड). They are Nagavanshi.[9]

History

Sub divisions of Tunwar

Bhim Singh Dahiya[10] provides us list of Jat clans who were supporters of the Tunwar when they gained political ascendancy. The Kharwal clan supported the ascendant clan Tunwar and became part of a political confederacy.[11]

Notable persons

Villages in Himachal Pradesh

Found in villages in Kangra, Una and Hamirpur.

Villages in Kota district

Kharwan (खड़वान) village is in Pipalda tahsil in Kota district in Rajasthan.

See also

Kharwala

References


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