Dhot is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community


Dhot is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community

Dhot (ढोत या धोत या धूड़ी या दोते) is a subcaste of Kamboj clan and community found in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal and other parts of India. Some of people belongs to this Dhot subcaste also found in Punjab state of Pakistan. Dhot falls under 52 gotra (broad division) of Kamboj caste. Dhot sub-caste alongside other Kamboj / Kamboh people belong to the group of Indo-Aryan peoples.

Etymology: The various variations / derivations for Dhot are used: Dhot or Dhoat or Dhote or Dhotey or Dhat

References: Kamboj Itihaas, 1972, H. S. Thind, p 42, Vishal Kamboj (Monthly Kamboj Magazine), Sher Singh Kamboj Nirmal , p 15, H. Rose, Glossay of Tribes, Vol II, 445

ढोत या धोत या धूड़ी या दोते आधुनिक काम्बोज जाति का गोत्र / उपजाति है। यह गोत्र काम्बोज जाति के 52 गोत्र (व्यापक विभाजन) के अंतर्गत आता है।

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