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For the village Mehra in Bhiwani district see Mehra village

Mehra (मेहरा)/Mahra (महरा)[1] Mahra (माहरा) is gotra of Jats found in New Delhi and Jaipur districts in India. [2] Found in Pakistan.

Jat Gotras Namesake

Myra (Ancient Greek: Μύρα, Mýra) was an ancient Greek town in Lycia where the small town of Kale (Demre) is today, in the present-day Antalya Province of Turkey.


Distribution in Pakistan

Mahra - The Mahra claim descent from a Mughal nobleman. They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan found mainly in Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh and Layyah districts.

According to 1911 census Mahra were principal Muslim Jat clan in districts:[3]

  • Jhang District in Pakistan had Muslim Jat clan Mahra population 597.
  • Multan District in Pakistan had Mahran population 673 and Mahre population 1,018.

Distribution in Delhi

Mahra (माहरा) gotra Jats live in Nangloi district in New Delhi.

Distribution in Rajasthan

Mehra (मेहरा) gotra Jats live in Jaipur district in Rajasthan.

Villages in Nagaur district


Locations in Jaipur city

Jhotwara, Shanti Nagar,


  1. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.55,s.n. 1996
  2. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Adhunik Jat Itihas, p.277
  3. Census Of India 1911 Volume Xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul

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