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Rautela is a clan of Hindu Rajputs from Garhwal and Kumaon divisions in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Rautela Rajputs of Garhwal belong to the Parmar dynasty of the erstwhile Garhwal State whereas the Rautelas of Kumaon belongs to the Chand dynasty of Kumaon.
Villages of Rautela Rajputs are found in Almora district and some villages of Garhwal region chiefly in Tehri and Pauri districts.
The Rautela Parmars of Garhwal traces their lineage to Raja Bhoj of Malwa from where they originally came from. They are a branch of the Parmar dynasty of Garhwal. They celebrate the festival of Diwali one day prior to the actual date in India which is called "Raj Bagwali" in Garhwali.
In 1786 King Mohan Singh Rautela defeated King Prakram Shah and at the Battle of Pali Gaon defeated Harsh Deo with the help of his brother Lal Singh Rautela.