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For town of this name see Kular Pakistan

Kullar (कुल्लर) Kular (कु्लार)[1][2] is a gotra of Jats found in Punjab, India and Pakistan.


They are said to be descendants of Kulika (कुलिक) Naga. [3]

They originated from Kullar, third son of Raja Baland. [4]

Genealogy of Kullar

Hukum Singh Panwar[5] has given the ancestry of Bharatpur rulers starting from 1. Yadu. Shini is at S.No. 38, Krishna at S.No. 43 and Vajra at S.No. 46[6]. From Naba at S.No. 47 onward we follow James Tod[7] who has based on records of Brahman Sukhdharma of Mathura.

1. Yadu → → → → 34. Andhaka → 35. Bhajmana → 36. Viduratha → 37. Shura → 38. Shini → 39. Bhoja → 40. Hardika → 41. Devamidha → 42. Vasudeva → 43. Krishna → 44. Pradyumna → 45. Aniruddha → 46. Vajra

47. Naba → 48. Prithibahu → 49. Bahubal (w.Kamlavati Puar) → 50. Bahu → 51. Subahu → 52. Rijh → 53. Raja Gaj (founded Ghazni in Yudhishthira 3008= BC 93) → 54. Salivahana (S.72 = AD 16) → 55. Raja Baland → 56. Kullar

For detailed History starting from Yadu you may see Raja Baland.


In the Sixth century A.D. they were fighting the Holy Roman Empire, along with the Bals and the Utars.

H.A. Rose writes that Kular (कुलार) is a small Jat clan in Jind which has a Sidh whose samadh is in Kular Khas. He was killed by a carpenter, so they never give or sell ghi or beestings to a man of that caste. [8]

According to Bhim Singh Dahiya[9] the Gondal clan represents the “Go-nanda” dynasty of Kashmir, the Lohar jats are the descendants of the Lohar kings of Kashmir, just as the Lalli, the Sahi, the Balhara, the Bring, the Takhar, the Dhonchak, the Samil, the Kular, and so on represent the people mentioned in the Rajatarangini of Kalhana.

James Tod on Kullar

James Tod[10] writes that Raja Baland had seven sons : Bhatti, Bhupati, Kullar, Jinj, Sarmor, Bhynsrecha, Mangreo.

According to James Tod, Kullar, third son of Raja Baland, had eight sons, whose descendants are designated Kullar[11] Their names were, Seodas, Ramdas, Asso, Kistna, Samoh, Gango, Jesso, Bhago ; almost all of whom became Moosulmauns. They are a numerous race, inhabiting the mountainous countries west of the river, and notorious robbers.[12]

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Jalandhar district

Villages in Ludhiana district

Villages in Sangrur district

Notable persons from this clan


  1. B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.240, s.n.122
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. क-86
  3. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Adhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 232
  4. James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II, Annals of Jaisalmer, p.202
  5. The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations/Appendices/Appendix No.1
  6. Yadu Vamsavali of Bharatpur given by Ganga Singh in his book 'Yadu Vamsa', Part 1, Bharatpur Rajvansa Ka Itihas (1637-1768), Bharatpur, 1967, pp. 19-21
  7. James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II, Annals of Jaisalmer, p.196-201
  8. A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/K,p.562
  9. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Introduction,p.xi
  10. James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II, Annals of Jaisalmer, p.201
  11. We can, by means of the valuable translation of the Commentaries of Baber, trace many of these tribes.
  12. James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II, Annals of Jaisalmer, p.202
  13. Ministry Of Home Affairs (Public Section), Padma Awards Directory (1954-2013), Year-Wise List

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