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Rawal (रावल)[1] is a gotra of Jats[2] found in Uttar Pradesh.


Branches of Balvanshi are - 1. Gahlot 2. Mundtor 3. Sisaudia 4. Rana 5. Rawal[3]


Rawal people live in Sheikhpur village in Ghaziabad district in Uttar Pradesh. In Ghaziabad district they have 2 more villages with Rawal gotra, they are Ubarpur, Bachhrota. As per local tradition Rawal family of Shekhpur migrated 8 generation back from Bhiwani. They were 2 brothers, one settle down in Bachhrota and other continued to live in Sheikhpur. Though it is very small gotra in UP still they have relations with reputed Gotras.[4]

Sub Divisions Khokhar gotra

There are several sub-divisions of the Khokhar gotra , such as the Bandial, Bhachar, Dholka, Ganjial, Jalap, Majoka, Nissowana, Rawal, and Denaar (in muslim). According to H.A. Rose[5] Jat clans derived from Khokhar are: Bohla and Khokhar. Haral, Ajra, Bhalu and Bhala are also the sub gotras of the Khokhar Jats (Hindu and Sikh).

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Villages in Ghaziabad district

Bachhrota, Sheikhpur, Ubarpur,

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Pali district


Notable persons



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