Utkanya

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Ram Niwas Utkanya, Khidki

Utkanya (उटकाण्या) Utkaniya (उटकाणिया) Utkania (उटकाणिया) Utkaniya (उतकानिया) gotra Jats live in Tonk district in Rajasthan.

Origin

Utkanya (उटकाण्या) may have originated from The Mahabharata Tribe - Ustrakarnika (ओष्ट्रकर्णिक) mentioned by Sandhya Jain.[1]

History

Sabha Parva, Mahabharata/Book II Chapter 28 mentions that Sahadeva marched towards the southern direction and subjugated many tribes. The hero brought under his subjection and exacted tributes from the tribe Ustrakarnika along with Andhras, Kalingas etc. [2]

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Tonk district

Khidki (5),

Notable Persons

External Links

References

  1. Sandhya Jain:Adideo Arya Devata, A Panoramic view of Tribal-Hindu Cultural Interface, Published in 2004 by Rupa & Co, 7/16, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi, p.129
  2. पाण्ड्यांश च थरविथांश चैव सहितांश चॊथ्र केरलैः । अन्ध्रांस तलवनांश चैव कलिङ्गान ओष्ट्र कर्णिकान ।।(Mahabharata.II.28.48)

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