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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 India.[1]

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]

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".