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Pages: 46. Chapters: Khokhar, Gahlot, Mor, Puniya, Saharan, Nehra, Sehrawat, Marhal, Jyani, Dudi, Malik, Dhaka, Ahlawat, Rathee, Dahiya, Rathi, Godara, Beniwal, Panghal, Gulia, Pawriya, Sinsinwar, Phogat, Kak, Maan, Kundu, Garhwal, Kaler, Tevatia, Dagur, Duhan, Deshwal, Karwasra, Bamraulia, Sheoran, Gandhar, Khatri, Maulaheri Jats, Dhankhar, Lohchav, Agre, Dalal, Chhokar, Ghangas, Lamba, Nauhwar, Khirwar, Pachar, Balyan, Hala, Thenua, Jatri, Kadian, Budhwar, Jatrana, Vaire, Janmeja, Goyat, Farswal, Kakran, Bachak, Khoye Maurya, Khagwal, Bargoti, Duhoon.
Excerpt: The Khokhar (Hindi: , Urdu: ) or Khokar (Hindi: , Urdu: ) are a people of Pakistan and India. According to H. A. Rose they are the gotra (clan) of Rajput, Jat/Jaat, Arain, Nai, and Churah. According to Sir Denzil Ibbetson they are also a gotra of the Tarkhan and Khatri tribes.
In terms of religion, they are Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Christian (possibly some other faiths). Many Muslim Khokhars, commonly known as Qutb Shahi Khokhars, also claim ancestry from Qutb Shah, who is said to have come from Ghazni with Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi. In Pakistan they are predominantly Muslim with a small Christian minority and are one of the largest Rajput clans in Punjab, they are also commonly found in Azad Kashmir and the Hazara Division of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In India, where they are predominantly Hindu or Sikh, they are mainly found in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The Khokhars were designated as an agricultural tribe. Before the independence of Pakistan, many Sikh and Hindu Khokhars lived in Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan of West Punjab.
Likewise (before independence), many Muslim Khokhars lived in Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Amritsar and Jalandhar districts of East Punjab. Most of these emigrated to West Punjab, now called Pakistani Punjab, after independence in 19...