Dandyan

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Dandyan(Hindi:डांडयान, Punjabi: ਦੰਦੇਅਾਣ) (Dandian, Dandean, Dandiana, Dyandyan, Dindyan) is Gotra of Jats found mostly in Kurukshetra District of Haryana and Sangrur District of Punjab.

Origin

Mention by Panini

Dandya (दण्ड्य), adjudged for punishment, is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [1]

History

They had come to Kurukshetra from Delhi and to Phumanwal & Kala Jhad (Sangrur) from Karah Sahib (Pehowa) during the medieval times.

In Mahabharata

Mahabharata mentions:

Danda (दण्ड) (I.61.43), (1.67),(I.177.11), (1.188), (II.27.15),

Dandarka (दण्डार्क) (T) (III.82.142),

Dandi (दण्डी) (XIV.8.24), (XIV.8),

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Hisar district

Sandlana,

Villages in Jind district

Bhonsla,

Villages in Kurukshetra district

Bakhli, Ishaq, Kalsa, Kara Sahib, Mohanpur, Shahpur, Shanti Nagar, Dhundwa

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Sangrur District (Punjab)

Phumanwal, Kala Jhad and rounded area of Patiala.

Distribution in Maharashtra

Villages in Nasik District (Maharashtra)

Tokda, Poona and rounded area of Nasik.

Notable persons

  • Surajmal Dandyan - Former District President Kurukshetra.
  • Harinder Dandyan - D.P.M Patiala
  • Vithoba Dyandyan - President and Founder of Akhil Bhartiya Jat Maha Sabha (Maharashtra) Nasik

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