Nagra clan

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Nagra
Jat Clan
Language Punjabi
Surnames Nagra

The Nagra are a Jat clan found in the province of Pakistani Punjab and the Indian state of Punjab.[1][better source needed]

The clan claim descent from Nagra, who is said to be a Chauhan Rajput, and the tribe also claim a common origin with the Cheema. They are said to have left Delhi during the rule of Alauddin Khalji, and settled initially in Jalandhar, and them moved to Pasrur, near Sialkot. There are however still some Sikh Nagra villages in Jalandhar district, such as Kohala, Jabowal and Nagra.[2][better source needed]

Many Nagras, like other Jat clans were settled in the Canal Colonies of Lyalpur and Montgomery in the 19th and early 20th Century. One such Nagra village in the canal colonies is Chak 351 GB Nagra in Toba Tek Singh District.[3][better source needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of Punjab and North West Frontier Province Volume III page 139 by Horace Arthur Rose
  2. ^ A Gazetteer of Jullunder District 1904 Part A page 65
  3. ^ A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of Punjab and North West Frontier Province Volume III page 139 by Horace Arthur Rose