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Kothar (कोठार)[1] Kotar (कोटार) is a gotra of Jats.[2] Kotar clan is found in Afghanistan.[3]


These people get this name after Nagavanshi king of name Kuthara (कुठार).[4]

In Mahabharata

Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 57 mentions the names of all those Nagas that fell into the fire of this snake-sacrifice. Nagas of race of Dhritarashtra included Kuthara. [5]

See also

Kothar Village name

Kotharis a village inBali Tahsil of Pali district in Rajasthan.


  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n.क-20
  2. Dr Pema Ram:‎Rajasthan Ke Jaton Ka Itihas, p.296
  3. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.117
  4. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Adhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 229
  5. शङ्कुकर्णः पिङ्गलकः कुठार मुखमेचकौ । पूर्णाङ्गदः पूर्णमुखः परहसः शकुनिर हरिः Mahabharata (1.57.14)

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