Kehar

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The Kehar (کیهر ) are a clan of the Muslim Rajputs tribe of Pakistan. Kehar people are settled in the districts of Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Pir Jo Goth, Khairpur and Sindh. The Kehar are also considered as a subsidiary clan of the Abro tribe.

The Kehar clan, like the Bhatis, are a group/caste of people originating from Sindh province and Rajasthan in the Indian subcontinent. The Kehar primarily live in Northwestern India and Pakistan. They are mainly found among Chandravanshi Rajputs (Bhati). A majority of the group follow Sikhism or Hinduism; some became Muslim after the Muslim invasion.

Villages[edit]

Kehar is also the name of villages in Sindh, Pakistan and in Rajasthan and Gujarat, India.

The Kehar village of the tribal chiefs is situated on the Larkana - Naudero road in Larkana District, Sindh; with a population of about 2000 in over 200 families. To the north of the village is the rice canal, to the south, the Guava Gardens and River Indus, to the east, the "City of Shaheed", Naudero, and to its west, the City of two Prime Ministers, Larkana.

The Kehar (کیهر ) are a clan of Indian origin, claiming descent from Rajput tribes. Kehar means a Great Lion of God or Warrior of God. They migrated regionally from Iran to Northern Sindh and nowadays they are residing within district Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, and Pir go Goth Khairpur Sindh. Kehar is a sub-tribe of the Abro tribe. The Kehar clan, like the Bhatis, are a group of people and a caste originating from Sindh Province and Rajasthan in the Indian subcontinent. The Kehars primarily live in Northwestern India and Pakistan. They are mainly found among Chandravanshi Rajputs, (Bhati). A majority of the group follow Sikhism or Hinduism; some became Muslim after the Muslim invasion. Kehar is also the name of many villages in Sindh, Pakistan and in Rajasthan and Gujarat, India. The Kehar village of the tribal chiefs is situated on the Larkana-Naudero road in Larkana District, Sindh, with a population of about 2000 in over 200 families. To the north of the village is the rice canal, to the south, the Guava Gardens and River Indus, to the east, the "City of Shaheed", Naudero, and to its west, the City of two Prime Ministers, Larkana. [ -

Notable Kehars[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Chhajra clan, which includes several individuals by the name of Kehar who played an important role in Bhat history

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