Lakhlan

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Lakhlan (लाखलान) / Lakhilan (लाखीलान)[1] Lakhilan (लाखीलाण)[2] is Gotra of Jats found in Rajasthan and Haryana.They were branch of Chauhans.

Origin

This gotra has originated from place called Lakhi Jungle (लाखी जंगल). [3]

History

Eran Posthumous Stone Pillar Inscription of Goparaja GE 191 (510-511 CE) mentions a kings of Lakha lineage:

Sub divisions of Chauhan

Bhim Singh Dahiya[4] provides us list of Jat clans who were supporters of the Chauhan when they gained political ascendancy. The Lakhlan clan supported the ascendant clan Chauhan and become part of a political confederacy.[5]

Eran Posthumous Stone Pillar Inscription of Goparaja GE 191 (510-511 CE)

  • Ôm! In a century of years, increased by ninety-one; on the seventh lunar day of the dark fortnight of (the month) Srâvana; (or in figures) the year 100 (and) 90 (and) 1; (the month) Srâvana; the dark fortnight; the day 7: —
  • (Line 2.)—(There was) a king, renowned under the name of . . . . râja, sprung from the . . laksha (?) lineage; and his son (was) that very valorous king (who was known) by the name (of) Mâdhava.
  • (L. 3.)— His son was the illustrious Gôparâja, renowned for manliness; the daughter's son of the Sarabha king; who is (even) now (?) the ornament of (his) lineage.
  • (L. 5.) — (There is) the glorious Bhanugupta, the bravest man on the earth, a mighty king, equal to Pârtha, exceedingly heroic; and, along with him, Gôparâja followed . . . . . . . . . . (his) friends (and came) here. [And] having fought a very famous battle, he, [who was but little short of being equal to] the celestial [king (Indra)], (died and) went to heaven; and (his) devoted, attached, beloved, and beauteous wife, in close companionship, accompanied (him) onto the funeral pyre.
  • From: Fleet, John F. Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum: Inscriptions of the Early Guptas. Vol. III. Calcutta: Government of India, Central Publications Branch, 1888, 93.

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Sikar district

Kaman, Sikar

Villages in Churu district

Kaman Churu, Lakhlan, Lakhlan Chhoti,

Villages in Hanumangarh district

Bhadra, Deidass,

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Sirsa district

Sirsa,

Notable persons

External links

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ल-9
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.58,s.n. 2211
  3. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra, 1998, p. 279
  4. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Appendices/Appendix I,p.316-17
  5. A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/J,p.375-76
  6. Ganesh Berwal: 'Jan Jagaran Ke Jan Nayak Kamred Mohar Singh', 2016, ISBN 978.81.926510.7.1, p.170
  7. Ganesh Berwal: 'Jan Jagaran Ke Jan Nayak Kamred Mohar Singh', 2016, ISBN 978.81.926510.7.1, p.170

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