Untwal

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Untwal (ऊँटवाल) is a gotra of Jats in Punjab . [1][2]

Origin

Jats of this gotra used to keep camels (Unt in Hindi) hence called Untwal.[3]

History

Ram Swarup Joon[4] writes about Uthiraye - Uthwal: In the Mahabharat there is mention of an Uthiraye king, being present at the coronation ceremony of Yudhistra. They are found among all the religions in the whole of Punjab.

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Hoshiarpur district

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Churu district

Villages in Alwar district

Villages in Nagaur district

Gunsali, Janjeela, Kanwalad (20),

Notable persons

References


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