Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community


Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community

Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre (ककर या ककरा) 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 Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre subcaste also found in Punjab state of Pakistan. Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre falls under 84 gotra (broad division) of Kamboj caste. Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre sub-caste alongside other Kamboj / Kamboh people belong to the group of Indo-Aryan peoples.

Etymology: The various variations / derivations for Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre are used: Kakra or Kakkar or Kakre

References: Vishal Kamboj (Monthly Kamboj Magazine), Sher Singh Kamboj Nirmal p 14, Kamboj Iitihaas, p 42, Jay Kamboj/Kamboj Sandesh (Punjabi), 1953, S. Harbhajan Singh Momi, Kapurthala/Kamboj Hitaishy (Monthly Kamboj Magazine in Hindi), 1976, New Delhi Magazines,

ककर या ककरा आधुनिक काम्बोज जाति का गोत्र / उपजाति है। यह गोत्र काम्बोज जाति के 84 गोत्र (व्यापक विभाजन) के अंतर्गत आता है।