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Gujjars are of Turk Origin: Study

TRCF writes Turkey Embassy for joint study
A latest study revealed that the word “Gujjar” has been originated in Turkey and initially used by Turks of Central Asia in third millennium BC. In Turkish language the word “Gujjar” was spelled as “Göçer” which stand for a dominant ethnic group who were later turned into a seasonal pastoralist nomad , said a report based on the study conducted by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation a National Organization working on Gujjars of Indian States.
Releasing the study , Dr. Javaid Rahi, National Secretary of Tribal Foundation said that new research has proved that the Gujjar race had remained a most vibrant identity of Central Asia in BC era and later ruled over many princely states in northern India for hundred of years and left their imprints in the Himalayan ranges and inscribed them in such a way that they could not be destroyed even after thousand of years.
The study further revealed that the 5000 year history Gujjars unexpectedly resembles w…