Jangha (जंघा) is a Jat Gotra.
Vishwamitra's sons became progenitors of many races and founders of many clans. Jangha is one of them.
Mention by Panini
V. S. Agrawala  writes about Jaṅghākara as Administrative Officers in Panini which include included Duta – The Dūta or emissary was named after the country to which he was deputed. The term Pratishkasha also denoted a messenger. Couriers were called Jaṅghākara (III.2.21), corresponding to Jaṅghārika of Kautilya (Arth, II.1, p.46) .
Anusasana Parva/Book XIII Chapter 4 mentions ancestry of Viswamitra, a Kshatriya whose sons became progenitors of many races and founders of many clans. Jangha is mentioned in verse (XIII.4.51). ...."the illustrious Karna, Jangha and the great Rishi Galava, the celebrated Rishi Vajra, as also Shalankayana, ..."
Sabha Parva, Mahabharata/Book II Chapter 46 mentions in shloka 21 about Lauha-Janghas:
- V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.123
- V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.410
- V. S. Agrawala :India as Known to Panini, p. 410
- कर्ण जङ्घश च भगवान गालवश च महान ऋषिः, ऋषिर वज्रस तथाख्यातः शालङ्कायन एव च (XIII.4.51)
- आवर्जिता इवाभान्ति निघ्नाश चैत्रकि कौकुराःकारः करा लॊहजङ्घा युधिष्ठिर निवेशने (II,46.21)
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