Sanketa

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Sanketa (संकेता)[1] Saketa (सकेता) [2]is a gotra of Jats.

Origin

History

They are to be compared with the (Utsava) Sanketa of Mahabharata, [3] where Arjuna conquers them alongwith the Suhma and Chola in the North. The Suhma are the Summa of Sindh at the time of Arab invasion, and the Chola/ Chahla clan, respectively. The Sanketas were in the west also. [4] Sanskrit English Dictionary ( M. Williams) defines Sanketa as the name of a people [5]

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