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For the Nagari village see → Nagari Dhandholi

Nagar (नागर)[1]/ Nagari (नागरी)[2] [3] Nagra (नगरा) Nagra (नागरा) is gotra of Jats in Punjab,Jammu and Kashmir and in Uttar Pradesh. [4] Nokar clan is found in Afghanistan. [5]

Origin

This gotra originated from place name Nagaur in Rajasthan. They are Nagavanshi and came from Nagaur so called Nagar. Some historians believe that they are termed so as they came from place Nagarkot (नगरकोट) in Nepal. [6]

Mention by Panini

Nagara (नगर) is a place name mentioned by Panini under Suvastvadi (सुवास्त्वादि) (4.2.77) group. [7]


Nagara (नगर) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [8]

History

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Jalandhar district

Villages in Ludhiana district

Villages in Nawanshahr district

Villages in Sangrur district

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Meerut,

Distribution in Jammu and kashmir

Sai Kalan, Sai Lag

Distribution in Pakistan

Nagra - The Nagra are connected with the Cheema clan, and claim Chauhan Rajput ancestry. They are found in Lahore, Gujranwala and Sialkot districts.

According to 1911 census, the Nagra was one of the Muslim Jat clans in Sialkot District with population 299.[9]

Notable persons

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