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Junawa

(Junava, Junava, Janav)

Location : Rajasthan

Country : India

Languages : Rajasthan

Religion : Hinduism

Junawa (जुणावा)[1] Junava (जुणावा) Junava (जुनावा)[2] Janav (जनाव) Gotra Jats live in Jaipur, Nagaur district in Rajasthan.

Origin

The descendants of Maharaja Yuvanashva (युवनाश्व) are known as Junawa. [3] They are Suryavanshi Kshatriyas.

History

Dr Pema Ram writes that after the invasion of Alexander in 326 BC, the Jats of Sindh and Punjab migrated to Rajasthan. They built tanks, wells and Bawadis near their habitations. The tribes migrated were: Shivis, Yaudheyas, Malavas, Madras etc. The Shivi tribe which came from Ravi and Beas Rivers founded towns like Sheo, Sojat, Siwana, Shergarh, Shivganj etc. This area was adjoining to Sindh and mainly inhabited by Jats. The descendants of Madras in Rajasthan are: Jinja, Bana, Thoria, Lagman, Kamodia, Madal, Devsalya, Junawa, Maderna, Judi, Madrewa, Khokh, Asihag etc. [4]

Distribution in Rajasthan

Locations in Jaipur city

Jhotwara,

Villages in Bhilwara district

Kotri Bhadwon Ki,

Villages in Nagaur district

Bhadwa, Bhaiya Kalan, Dabriya, Kalwa, Kharwaliya, Mamdoli (40), Ramsari, Sabalpur Makrana,

Villages in Churu district

Bidasar,

Villages in Jodhpur district

Palri Mangaliya,

Notable persons

External links

References

  1. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.301
  2. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.301
  3. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudi, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihasa (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998, Page 248
  4. Dr Pema Ram:Rajasthan Ke Jaton Ka Itihas, First Edition 2010, ISBN:81-86103-96-1,p.14

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