Tagar

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Tagar (तगर) Tagar (तागर) Tagar (तगार) is gotra of Jats [1] [2]in Pakistan and Tagar (तगार) in Uttar Pradesh. [3]

Origin

Hukum Singh Panwar considers them the descendants probably of Takshaka. [4]

Mention by Panini

Tagara (तगर) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [5]

History

Bhim Singh Dahiya[6] writes ....Now let us see how, त (t) of Gitta (ग़ित्त) becomes ' ट ' (T) of Giṭṭa (गिट्ट) This change of dental surd into a cerebral is very common in Prakrit language. Everybody knows how Pattan (पत्तन) becomes Paṭṭan (पट्टन) , in the name Anhillapaṭṭan. Grammarian Vararuchi in his Prakrtaprakasha, formulated a special rule for the change of त (t) into ट (ṭ) (III, 23). Hemachandra also gives examples of ट (t) (III,23). Hemachandra also gives examples of this change of dental into a cerebral, viz., TagaraṬagara, TrasaraṬasara, ṭuvaratuvara. [7] It is this manner that Jat becomes Jaṭ (जात → जाट).

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Distribution in Pakistan

Khairpur district in the Sindh province of Pakistan has population of Tagar tribe.

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Jalandhar district


Notable persons

External links

Reference

  1. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya etc,: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, p. 254
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.42,s.n. 1101
  3. [[Jat History Thakur Deshraj/Chapter VIII Jump to: navigation, search ]], sn. 358, p.586
  4. Hukum Singh Panwar:The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations, p.323
  5. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.131, 245
  6. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/The Jats,p.15
  7. Buddha Prakash, Studies in Ancient Indian History and Civilisation, p. 405. ,p.259

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