Lakhi

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Lakhi (लखी)[1][2] is a gotra of Jats. [3] Lakhi (लाखी) is gotra of Jats found in Rajasthan and Haryana. Lakhi clan is found in Afghanistan.[4]

Origin

This gotra has originated from place called Lakhi Jungle (लाखी जंगल). [5] They were branch of Chauhans.

History

H.A. Rose[6] writes that Barian (बरियान), a tribe of Jats, claiming to be Lunar Race of the Jaler, Sahi and Lakhi families through its eponym whose descendant Tok settled in Sialkot. (cf. Baria).

Population

Distribution

Lakhi is a tahsil in Shikarpur district.

Notable persons

References

  1. History and study of the Jats/Chapter 10
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.58,s.n. 2211
  3. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ल-70
  4. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.117
  5. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra, 1998, p. 279
  6. A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/B , p.66

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