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Wahla is a Jat clan found in India And Pakistan.


The literal meaning of Wahla is said to be "one excellent warrior". They were said to be the ancient rulers per various ancient traditions, accounts and modern researchers. From the perspective of the Subcontinent, they date back to an ancient independent and powerful state that existed around the 1st century AD. Wahla was the name of the king of that state, from whom all the Wahlas in the world have descended. References to validate the statement are needed.

Distribution in India

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Gurudaspur District


Distribution in Pakistan

Wahla - The Wahla claim descent from the Suryavanshi jats. They are found in Sialkot and Narowal districts.

According to 1911 census the Wahla were the principal Muslim Jat clan in:

Notable persons

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