Jawali

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Jawali (जवाली) Javali (जवाली)[1][2] Zawali (जावली) is gotra of Jats in Uttar Pradesh. [3]

Origin

It originated from place named Jawal (जवाल). Their area faced a severe famine and suffered from Jawal. People moved from here and settled at various places. They were termed Jawali. [4] They find mention in Mahabharata Shalya Parva in shloka 30 as under:

जवाला जिह्वं तदा जयॊतिर आत्मजाय हुताशनः
थथाव अनुचरौ शूरौ परसैन्यप्रमादिनौ ।30।

History

According to Sir H. M. Elliot Edited by John Dowson[5] Zawali refers Zabulistan, or the country about Ghazni. He quotes Abu-l fazl Al Baihakí - I have heard from several Záwalí narrators that, after the subsidence of the flood at Ghazni, many wretched sufferers found gold, silver, and garments that the water had swept away....

Villages founded by clan

Jawali village in Pali district

Jawali village is in Desuri tahsil of Pali district in Rajasthan.

History

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Chittorgarh district

Jawalion Ka Khera,

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Notable persons

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References


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