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Khattar is a tribe found in northern part of Punjab mainly in Rawalpindi and Attock districts and some parts of KPK in Pakistan.A small number of Khattars live in


The Khattars belongs to Arora clan which is one of the branches of Khatri Caste (ਖੱਤਰੀ - Kshatriya in Punjab Region). This surname is one of the most predominant Arora Khatri (ਅਰੋੜਾ ਖੱਤਰੀ) surnames whose traces were found in Multan. In post-independence India, Arora Khatris mainly reside in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Gujarat.[2]

Notable people[change | change source]

Pakistan[change | change source]

First prime minister of united punjab.
  • General (retd) Ahsan Azhar Hayat , former senior officer of the Pakistan Army and ex-ambassador to Jordan [3]
  • Major (retd) Tahir Sadiq.(MNA NA-55 and Ex district nazim Attock)[4]
  • Ghulam Sarwar Khan.(Federal petroleum minister,MNA NA-59 and senior leader PTI party)[5]
  • Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Khan. Prince of Salar

India[change | change source]

  • Manohar Lal Khattar (Chief minister,Haryana)
  • Ishaan Khattar (Bollywood Actor, half-brother of Shahid Kapoor)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Khattar tribe – newpakhistorian". Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  2. "Aroras".
  3. Gen Ahsan Azhar Hayat appointed as ambassador, 2013 Retrieved 2019 Aug
  4. "Major tahir sadiq".
  5. "Ghulam sarwar khan".