Andha

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Andha (अंध) was a Nagavanshi King in Mahabharata period in the lineage of (Dhritrashtra).

Jat Gotras from Andha

In Mahabharata

Mahabharata: At (5,103)[2] (Matali's history) the name of principal Naga chiefs were mentioned which includes Andha as descendant of Dhritarashtra.

Udyoga Parva/Mahabharata Book V Chapter 19 mentions in shloka 17 along with Bhojas and Kukuras:

"O son of Kuru, came to Duryodhana, with an Akshauhini of troops each. And Kritavarman, the son of Hridika, accompanied by the Bhojas, the Andhas, and the Kukuras, came to Duryodhana with an Akshauhini of troops."
कृतवर्मा च हार्थिक्यॊ भॊजान्धकबलैः सह
अक्षौहिण्यैव सेनाया थुर्यॊधनम उपागमत Mahabharata (5.19.17)

References

  1. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihas (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998,p.226
  2. http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m05/m05104.htm

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