Bagri Tribe


Bagri Tribe

Bagri is a warrior clan found in Jatts living in the Punjab region of Northern India. They are an Indo-Aryan people and their main occupation is agriculture.

Bagris come from the large and prominent group of tribes the Jatts in Punjab. Bagris are one of the 72 sub clans in Jats.
Jats are a brave, hardworking and independent minded people known for their military prowess, many Jats were recruited into the British Indian Army during World War I.

People belonging to the Bagri clan are found in large numbers as Sikhs in Punjab state, India. Many Bagris have now emigrated to the UK, USA and Canada.

Most Bagris come from a village in Punjab called Chak Kalan (also called Chak Bagrian), near Jullundar. They migrated from Rajastan about 300-400 years ago.

Famous Bagris

* Ajaib Singh Bagri (born 1950) - Sikh Freedom Fighter, Member of the Sikh militant group Babbar Khalsa.

* Raj Kumar Bagri (born August 24 1930) - CBE, Conservative member of the House of Lords, Well respected business man, also known as Baron Bagri.


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