Phour

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Phour(फोर)[1] Phore (फोर) Paura Phor (फोर)[2] For (फोर)[3] is gotra of Jats found in Haryana , UP, Delhi and MP in India and in Pakistan.

Origin

A Paura is mentioned in the Rig Veda as descendant of Puru. [4] See also under Poros and the Mauryas. [5]

The Mahabharata Tribes - Pauraka (पौरक) may be identified with Jat Gotra - Paur (पौर).

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Villages in Muzaffarnagar district

Khera Jat, Nangla Jat,

Distribution in Uttarakhand

Villages in Haridwar District

Khera Jutt ,

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Jind district

Nirjal,

Villages in Delhi

Villages in Delhi

Hastsal, Shadipur,

King Porus

The Phore Gotra is said to be a generation of king Porus

Distribution in Pakistan

According to 1911 census the Parhar were the principal Muslim Jat clan in districts:

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. फ-8
  2. B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.242, s.n.177
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.49,s.n. 1586
  4. HVI. vol. II. p.29
  5. Bhim Singh Dahiya, Jats the Ancient Rulers ( A clan study), p. 288

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