The Thakore are Rajput caste found in the state of Gujarat in India. They also known as Patanwadia, Dharala, Kshatriya, or Baria., Rajput Vansh Itihas, Azadina Agiya, The Most Protect Record in Vahivancha Barot Of Palvi Thakore-Darbar-Jagirdar and their Elders. They are most Kshatriya Community in Gujarat. But They are Divide in Thakore-Darbar Jagirdar- Rajput Etc. Group. The Thakore, Darbara and Jagirdar are not Cast. But they are Most Largest Group of Kshatriya- Thakur Bhavansinh.
History and origin
The Thakore(Thakore means [[Paalvi Thakore-Paalvi Darbara And Jagirdara, All are Kshatriya) of Gujarat claim to have originated in Gujarat State.They are clans of Rajput community.° They are found in the districts of Mehsana, Patan, Ahmedabad, Banaskantha, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Anand, Sabarkantha, Aravalli, Panchmahal and Baroda. The community resemble many other quasi-Rajput groupings such as the Kathi found in Gujarat. They have a number of clans, called ataks, the chiefs ones being the Makwana, Solanki, Parmar, Jhala, Chauhan and Vaghela, Dabhi,Jadava]] all of which are also Rajput clans, suggesting a common origin with the Rajput community. Like other Hindu communities, they maintain the custom of clan exogamy.
- People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Two edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G Krishnan & M Azeez Mohideen pages 1363-1368