is a Punjabi Khatri
Place of origin
Khullars are actually descendants of sage in the Himalayas some 1200 years back. They are all offspring of a sage called Gomas Rishi. Later on they have scattered at different places all around the world.
According to other information available, Some Khullars have migrated from Kabul Afghanistan and now mostly are based in Samrala and Machiwara (Punjab India).
Prior to the partition
in 1947, Khatri clans, such as Churamani
were particularly associated with the city of Ludhiana
in Eastern Punjab (today in the Indian
state of Punjab
. But prior 1947 there were some Khullars who belongs to villages Sargoda and Kahna Kacchha Pakistan.
The Khullars are also settled in the cities of Hoshiarpur
for the last three centuries. The Khullars of Basti Guzan in Jalandhar have gone to other places like Haryana
, Himachal Pradesh
due to their government service postings and have settled there. Some have immigrated abroad to Canada
, the United States
, the United Kingdom
and various parts of Africa
in search of jobs and have settled there.
There is a place near ludhiana called village "Bharri". Every year the people there organise a huge fair and all the people from Khullar community go there and pray in front of Khullar's Sati Mata.
Like most Khatri clans, the Khullar clan is almost exclusively Hindu. However, a small minority has converted to sikhism.... Read More