Dhonchak

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Dhonchak (ढोंचक)[1] Dhonchak (ढोन्चक)[2] Dhochak (ढोचक)[3] Dhanchak (ढांचक) is gotra of Jats found in Haryana. Dhaunchak (धौंचक) [4][5] Dhauchak (धौचक)[6] is a Gotra found among the Sikh Jats. They were supporters of Panwar Confederacy. [7]

Origin of name

Dhonchak Gotra gets name from ancestor named Dhonchak.[8]

History

Bhim Singh Dahiya[9] refers Rajatarangini which says that after defeating Yashovarman of Kannauj, king Lalitaditya Muktapiḍa of Kashmir created five new high offices of treasury, etc., and these offices were given to Shahi princes Shahi is again a Jat clan. Even Daṇehaka (the present Dhanchak Jats) is mentioned as Commander-in-Chief of Army.

According to Bhim Singh Dahiya[10] the Gondal clan represents the “Go-nanda” dynasty of Kashmir, the Lohar jats are the descendants of the Lohar kings of Kashmir, just as the Lalli, the Sahi, the Balhara, the Bring, the Takhar, the Dhonchak, the Samil, the Kular, and so on represent the people mentioned in the Rajatarangini of Kalhana.


H.A. Rose[11] writes that Dhaunchak (धौंचक) is one of the principal clans of the Jats in Karnal, with its headquarters at Binjhaul. Intermarries in Rohtak.

ढोंचक गोत्र का इतिहास

पंडित अमीचन्द्र शर्मा[12]ने लिखा है - तहसील पानीपत जिला करनाल में ढोंचक गोत्र के जाटों का बींझोल एक नामी बड़ा गाँव है। जिला रोहतक में भी ढोंचक गोत्र का एक गाँव है लाट। इस गोत्र के बड़े का नाम ढोंचक था जिससे यह गोत्र चला। पँवार संघ से अलग होकर जाट संघ में मिल गया। पँवार संघ में अधिकतर जाट गोत्र ही थे। यह विवरण बींझोल गाँव के के ढोंचक गोत्र के जाट चौधरी गोरखा ने उपलब्ध कराया।

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Panipat district

Ahar, Beenjhola, Karad, Kurana, Sivanamal,

Villages in Sonipat district

Lath,

Notable persons

  • Man Mohan Dhochak - HCS Haryana. A-5, Officers Colony Sirsa Haryana, 01663-254005 (PP-1017)
  • Dinesh Dhochak - Engineer
  • Rajesh Kumar Dhochak (Havaldar ) - Ashoka Chakra on 26.1.2010, From Lath, Sonipat, Haryana, Martyr Kasmir valley
  • Rampal Pahalwan - From Ahar Panipat, अहर गांव के रामपाल पहलवान को कई बार राष्ट्रीय-अंतरराष्ट्रीयस्तर की सर्कल कबड्डी में बेस्ट कैचर के अवार्ड से नवाजा जा चुका है।

External Links

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. 24
  2. B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.238, s.n.66
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.42,s.n. 1095
  4. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ध-5
  5. History and study of the Jats/Chapter 10
  6. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.46,s.n. 1353
  7. Jat Varna Mimansa (1910) by Pandit Amichandra Sharma,p. 57
  8. Jat Varna Mimansa (1910) by Pandit Amichandra Sharma, p.29
  9. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Harsha Vardhana : Linkage and Identity,p.224
  10. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Introduction,p.xi
  11. A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/D, p.236
  12. Jat Varna Mimansa (1910) by Pandit Amichandra Sharma, p.29

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