Bhangiwall

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Bhangiwall (भांगीवाल)/Bhagiwall (भागीवाल)[1] Bhangiwal (भांगीवाल)[2] is gotra of Jats in Uttar Pradesh. [3]

Origin

This gotra is said to be started from their ancestral person named Bhargava (भार्गव) of Mahabharata period. [4]

In Mahabharata

Aswamedha Parva, Mahabharata/Book 14 Chapter 8 mentions that there is a peak named Munjaban on the summits of the Himalaya mountains, where the adorable Lord of Uma (Mahadeva) is constantly engaged in austere devotional exercises. On all sides of that mountain, there exist mines of gold. The attendants of Kuvera protect these mines of gold from intruders. The names include Bhargava.

सरुव हस्ताय पतये धन्विने भार्गवाय
अजाय कृष्ण नेत्राय विरूपाक्षाय चैव ह Mahabharata (14.8.20)

History

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Notable persons

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