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For district Bhind in Madhya Pradesh see Bhind District

Bhind (भिंड) Bhinda (भिंडा)[1] Bhindar (भिंडर)/(भिण्डर) [2] [3]Bhinder (भिंडर)[4] is a Gotra of Jats in Punjab, India and Pakistan. Bhindar (भिंडर),Bhind Tomar (भिंड तोमर) Bhindtanwar/Bhind Tanwar (भिण्डतंवर)[5] [6] Tomar(तोमर) is same tribe of Jats of the Lunar branch of the Tomar Rajvansh, through its eponym, who settled in the Punjab under Rai Tomar. Found in Sialkot. [7] They were supporters of Tomar Confederacy. [8]


The gotra Bhind derives its name from Bhind town in Madhya Pradesh. [9] It was founded by Bhind Tomar a sub gotra of Tomar Jats. [10]


Ram Swarup Joon[11] writes....Bhind are of the Tanvar Gotra, but as they came from Bhind part of Gwalior, they came to be called Bhind. They are found in a very small numbers. Chiefs of Pisawa belong to Chabuk Tanwar Gotra and chiefs of Nogaja in district Jullundur also belong to this gotra. According to "Todd's Rajasthan" residents of Bhan were called Bhind.

Ram Sarup Joon[12] writes that...About 70 Jat Gotras joined the Gujar force and started calling themselves Gujars. Bhind is one of them.

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Moga district

Villages in Sangrur district

Distribution in Rajasthan

Bhinda gotra jats also live in Shahpura, district Jaipur,Rajasthan.

Villages in Jaipur district

Jagatpura, Shahpura,

Distribution in Pakistan

The Bhinder are found mainly in Gujranwala and Sialkot districts. Bhinders from Ludhiana and Jalandhar are settled in Faisalabad.

Notable Persons

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See also


  1. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu, p.54, s.n. 1929
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. भ-20
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu, p.54, s.n. 1923
  4. B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Jat Clan in India, p.236, s.n.25
  5. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. भ-86
  6. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu, p.54, s.n. 1927
  7. A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/B , p.106
  8. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Chapter III,p.192
  9. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra, 1998, p. 273
  10. Jat Samaj, Agra, June 1999
  11. Ram Swarup Joon| History of the Jats/Chapter V,p.75
  12. Ram Sarup Joon: History of the Jats/Chapter VI,p.116

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