Machchli is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community


Machchli is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community

Machchli (मच्लिये या मछली) 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 Machchli subcaste also found in Punjab state of Pakistan. Machchli falls under 84 gotra (broad division) of Kamboj caste. Machchli sub-caste alongside other Kamboj / Kamboh people belong to the group of Indo-Aryan peoples.

Etymology: The various variations / derivations for Machchli are used: Machchli

References: Vishal Kamboj (Monthly Kamboj Magazine), Sher Singh Kamboj Nirmal p 15, Kamboj Itihaas, 1972, H. S. Thind, p 42, Jat Tribes of Zira p 140

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