Madar

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Madar (मादर) is Gotra of Jats found in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. Madar (मदर) clan is found in Afghanistan.[1]

Origin

It is a Nagavansh Gotra descended from Madra (मद्र).

Mention by Panini

Madara-kantham (मड़र-कंथम्) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [2]

Distribution in Madhya Pradesh

Villages in Ratlam district

Villages in Ratlam district with population of this gotra are:

Banjali 2, Kalmoda 15,

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Jalandhar district

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Udaipur district

Madar named villages are in Girwa and Gogunda tahsils in Udaipur Rajasthan.

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Madra Rampur (मद्र रम्पुर) is a village in Moradabad district in Uttar Pradesh. It is main village of Madra Khap.

History

Notable persons

External links

References

  1. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.30,92
  2. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.468

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