Nalwa

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Nalwa (नलवा)[1][2][3] Nal (नल)[4] is a gotra of Jats.

Origin

They are considered descendants of Raja Nala.[5]

History

Nalwas are basically Sikh Jats. But most of them have turned in to cut surds and called as Jat. Most of the Jat Nalwa are staying in western Uttar Pradesh.

Distribution

Notable persons from this clan

Reference

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. न-63
  2. B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.241, s.n.152
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.46,s.n. 1383
  4. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.46,s.n. 1383
  5. Mahendra Singh Arya & others: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 261

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