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Lathwal (लठवाळ)[1]Lathwal (लठवाल) [2][3] is gotra of Jats found inHaryana.


The Lathwals belong to the Suryavansh to which Lord Ram too belonged. They were based in the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh in ancient times. They shifted to Delhi in the 16th century & later to the Sonipat district in 17th century where they settled near the Gohana region in the villages Mundlana & Chidana which were created by two brothers of this Gotra. Currently, most of the people from this gotra live in the town Gohana, mainly in the Adarsh Nagar Colony. Apart from that various families are settled in nearby cities like Sonipat,Panipat & Delhi.

The Lathwals got their surname from their notorious acts they were & still are famous for their down to earth nature & funny behaviour.

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Sonipat district

Chidana, Mundlana, Sirsadh,

Villages in Karnal district


Notable persons

  • Ch. Shankar Lathwal - He was a very famous landlord of the early 19th century. He was a very respected person in the region due to his charitable activies. He was a very religious person. He belonged to the village Mundlana. It is said that he had donated acres of land to poor people.

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