Bhullar

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bhullar
Sikh clan
Location Punjab
Language Punjabi, Saraiki

Bhullar is a Jat gotra ("clan") found in the Punjab region of northern India and eastern Pakistan.

History[edit]

The Bhullar clan, along with the related Maan and Hayer clans, are dubbed Asl Jatts as they are considered the original Jatt clans of Punjab.[1][2][3]

Bhullars are settled mainly in the Majha region of Punjab, but were also found in the area around Lahore, Multan (in Pakistan), Bathinda, Muktsar and Amritsar. Bhullars also reside in large numbers around Baba Bakala in district Amritsar, Punjab.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nijjar, B.S. (2008). Origins and History of Jats and Other Allied Nomadic Tribes of India: 900 B.C.-1947 A.D. Delhi, India: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors. p. 46. ISBN 978-81-269-0908-7. 
  2. ^ Dr.Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar (1998). आधुनिक जाट इतिहास [Ādhunik Jat Itihasa] (The modern history of Jats) (in Hindi). Agra: Jaypal Agencies. p. 272. 
  3. ^ Bingley, A.H. (Captain, 7th-Duke of Connaught's own Bengal Infantry, Handbook for the Indian Army: Sikhs, Compiled under the orders of the Government of India, Printed at the Government Central Printing Office, Simla, India, 1899, pp. 90–91, 11, 92.