Padda

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Padda (पड्डा) is a Jat Gotra in Himachal Pradesh. Padda is a Muslim Jat clan found in Pakistan.

Origin

Padati (पदाति) is name of people mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi and in Mahabharata.

History

Distribution in Himachal Pradesh

Gotras in Kangra district

Baidi Kangra,

Distribution in Punjab

Padda is village in Dera Baba Nanak tahsil in Gurdaspur district in Punjab.

Padda is village in Baba Bakala tahsil in Amritsar district in Punjab.


Padda is village in Kapurthala tahsil in Kapurthala district in Punjab.

Distribution in Pakistan

Padda are found in Sialkot and Narowal districts.

According to 1911 census the Padda were the principal Muslim Jat clan in: Gurdaspur District - Padda (151)

Notable persons

  • Purushottam Padda (पुरुषोत्तम पड्डा): कांगड़ा जिला के बैदी गांव निवासी पुरुषोत्तम पड्डा सेवानिवृत्त शिक्षक हैं। इनकी गिनती समुदाय के गणमान्यों में होती है।[1]

See also

References

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