Kundi

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Kundi (कुंडी) Jat Gotra is found in Jaipur district in Rajasthan and Mianwali District in Pakistan.

Origin

Mention by Panini

Kundi (कुण्डी) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [1]

History

H.A. Rose[2] writes that Kundi (कुण्डी) is a Pathan tribe of the same descent as the Niazi. The original Kundi country consists of a tract lying along the Sohali stream below the Bhittani range in the Tank tahsil of Dera Ismail Khan. The tribe is loathe to emigrate and herds together in its old villages, and all their eastern villages have been occupied by immigrants from Marwat. The Kundis are a Pawinda tribe, but settled in the district about the same time as the Daulat Khel Lohani.

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Jaipur district

Gainji,

Distribution in Pakistan

According to 1911 census the Kundi were the principal Muslim Jat clan in :

  • Mianwali District - Population of Kundi (1,338)

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