Lodha

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Lodha (लोधा)[1][2]gotra Jats live in Rajasthan and Punjab.

Origin

They are said to be the Modern descendants of Jarasandha (जरासंध) .

History

In India descendant of Jarasandh still exists and use Lodha (which means piece of flesh named after their ascendant "jarasandh") as their suffix while naming themselves.

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Sikar district

Birodi,

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Gurdaspur district

Lodha named village is in Gurdaspur tahsil of Gurdaspur district in Punjab, India.

Notable persons

References


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