| Maratha|| Hinduism|
| Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Goa|
Claimed Chandravansha (Lunar Clan)
Phadtare (or Fadtare) is a Maratha clan hailing mainly from the Indian state of Maharashtra and states bordering it.
The Phadtares claim descent from Chandravanshi Pallava Dynasty of Kanchi, who settled in Maharashtra in the 9th century.
In the Peshwa era, some Phadtares served as commanders in the Huzurat army. They had disputes with Holkars of Indore for prestige in 1751 which was resolved by Chhatrapati and Peshwa. The Phadtare clan served in the Maratha armies in the Middle India wars, Third Battle of Panipat (1761), Battle of Kharda, Anglo-Maratha Wars etc.