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This article is about an Indian tribe. For the lake in India, see Chilka Lake. For the Indian Navy ship, see INS Chilka.

Chilka or Chalka is a gotra of Jats found in Jaipur, Sikar and Jhunjhunu districts of Rajasthan, India. 'Chilka' is a Rajasthani language word, which means 'Shining'. These people were fair in colour with a typical signing on their faces. So these people were known as Chilka in Rajasthan.[1]


  1. ^ Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudi, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihasa (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998 (Page 243)