Pichkya

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Pichkya (पिच्क्या) Pichkiya (पिचकिया) Pinchkiya/Pinchkya (पिंचकिया) Gotra Jats are found in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Origin

Pichkya clan appears to get name from king Pinchadeva mentioned in Rajatarangini.

History

Rajatarangini[1] tells us ...In 1127 king Sussala was murdered. ....Induraja, a commander in the army, born of the line of Kularaja was also surrounded by the same Damaras ; but by some pretext Induraja obtained the protection of Tikka at Dhyānoddāra. Pinchadeva and many other leaders of the army were besieged by the Damaras and they left Kramarajya. (p.123) (PinchadevaPichkya)


Rajatarangini[2] tells us ... At this time, in the mouth of Shravana, the grateful king (Simhadeva) went to Vijayeshvara to welcome the victorious lord of Kampana. In the meantime Utpala who was coming from Pinchadeva at Shurapura was murdered by the lord of Dranga in a mountain cavern. He was returning from Pushpananada in order to serve Pinchadeva, when he was found out by the lord of Dranga who was secretly looking out for him. But the lord of Dranga was thrown on the ground and was on the point of death. His knee was pierced with arrow. He killed a soldier of the enemy's party whom he found by him. (p.136)

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Jodhpur district

Khangta (5),

Villages in Nagaur district

Gowa Kalan, Guriya Nagaur, Palari Pichkiyan, Shankhwas, Siradhana,

Villages in Pali district

Bajhakudi, Chandawal, Dhundhala, Karoliya,

Distribution in Madhya Pradesh

Villages in Dhar district

Sat Talai,

Distribution in Gujarat

Villages in Kheda district

Kheda Gujarat

Notable persons

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