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Duhan (दुहन)[1] [2] Duhan (दूहन) Duhoon (दूहून)/(दूहूण) [3]Doon (दूण)[4] is gotra of Jats found in Delhi Haryana , Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. They were supporters of Chauhan Confederacy.

Origin

  • Gotra may have poriginated from Drughana (द्रुघण),a place name mentioned by Panini under Arihanadi (अरीहणादि) (4.2.80.1) group. [5]
  • Surada (सूरद) was an ancient Jat King in the ancestry of Sinsinwar rulers of Bharatpur at S.No. 113.[6] Surada's second son was Dahana (दहन) from whom descended the Jat Gotra Duhan. [7]

History

DUHANS are here since the Vedic period. Vedic period is considered to be the period when the four Vedas were written.

DUHAN is the name of a vedic period river and the people living on its bank also came to be known as DUHANS. This river still flows in Haryana though now its size is reduced to a small stream. With this, I request every DUHAN to become aware of our precious culture, be proud of it, respect it and take every single step to preserve it.

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Rohtak district

Chuliana, Jassia, Moth,

Villages in Panipat district

Bilaspur, Sehar Malpur,

Villages in Sonipat District

Gangana, Katwal (कटवाल), Nangal Kalan

Villages in Hisar district

Chanot, Jamni (जामनी), Petwar,

Villages in Jind District

Biroli (Jind),

Villages in Kurukshetra district

Mangoli Jattan,

Villages in Bhiwani district

Bamla, Dhani Mahu,

Villages in Karnal district

Fafrana

Distribution in Madhya Pradesh

Villages in Nimach district

Nimach (2), Harwar (1), Kesarpura (1), Roop Pura (1),

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Chittorgarh district

Jalaudia (7), Karunda (3), Soobi (4),

Notable persons from Duhan clan

  • Manoj Duhan - Advocate and Social worker
  • Sonu Duhan - Duhan Electronics (www.duhanelectronics.com), Village Mangoli Jattan, Kurukshetra, Haryana. Contact: 9728853636
  • Ch. Chander Singh (Duhan) - HCS of Village Katwal (कटवाल), Sonipat, Haryana
  • Lajvir Singh Duhan - IAS (Retired), Alpha International City, Karnal, Haryana
  • Randhir Singh Duhan - PCS Uttar Pradesh
  • Karnal Singh Duhan - IPS, ( Delhi)
  • Ranbir Singh Duhan - IAS, (Haryana), SDM Muzaffarnagar, 770-B/29, Tilak Nagar, Rohtak Ph: 0131-2406627 01262-244521 UP (PP-1155)
  • R.S.Doon, IAS(Retired)- Now he has been posted as the Chairman of Haryana State Food Commission.
  • Sukh Dayal Duhan - MR-04014X Brigadier Sukh Dayal Duhan, Army Medical Corps/Armed Forces Clinic, Dalhousie Road Army. Awarded with Vishisht Seva Medal on 26 January 2012.[8]
  • Satya Vir Singh Duhan-[ DANIPS] - hails from village Dhani Mahu; and he is an Asstt. Commissioner of Police,and is posted in Delhi. He graduated from Vaish College, Bhiwani[Haryana].
  • Mr. Dharam Veer Singh Duhan - Govt. Service Director (Hort), MCD, G-61, MCD Colony, New Delhi-09 Ph: 011-27226635, 9910388615 (PP-609)
  • Dr. T.Duhan - Pvt. Service, Director Institute of Management & Technology Pvt. Tigaon Road, Faridabad Haryana A-7, New Krishna park, Vikas Puri, Najaf Garh Road, New Delhi Ph: 0129-2229640, 9868899369, 9810867828. Email: drduhan@rediffmail.com (PP-1048)
  • Balwan Singh Duhan Chief Aircraft Engineer -AIR INDIA hails from village Dhanana (Sonepat) president Grih Mantralaya E.C.G.Housing Society Plot-28 Sector-6 dwarka New Delhi email-duhanbs@yahoo.in
  • Advocate Virendra Duhan - Hoisted flag on Stak Kangri Peak in Leh on 15 August 2013.(Jat Jyoti: October 2013,p. 39)
  • Salini Duhan - IAS-2014, Rank-100. [9]
  • Vinod Duhan - IAS-2014, Rank-241. [10]
  • Isha Duhan: IAS 2014 batch, SDM Sardhana in Meerut, UP Cadre, From Haryana, M: 9417162233

See also

Gallery of Duhan people

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. द-77
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.44,s.n. 1241
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.44,s.n. 1241
  4. Jat Varna Mimansa (1910) by Pandit Amichandra Sharma,p. 56
  5. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.500
  6. The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations/Appendices/Appendix No.1
  7. Mahendra Singh Arya et al: Adhunik Jat Itihas, p. 256
  8. http://netindian.in/news/2012/01/25/00018449/368-republic-day-gallantry-other-defence-decorations-announced
  9. 'Jat Privesh', July 2015,p. 18
  10. 'Jat Privesh', July 2015,p. 18

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