Malana

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Malana (मालाना)[1] Malaana (मलाना)[2] is a Muslim Jat clan found in Pakistan. Malana clan is found in Afghanistan. Same as Malani Chohan. [3]

In Mahabharata

Sabha Parva, Mahabharata/Book II Chapter 27 mentions clans subjugated by Bhima, which include Mallana in shloka 3:

ततॊ गॊपाल कच्छं च सॊत्तमान अपि चॊत्तरान
मल्लानाम अधिपं चैव पार्दिवं वयजयत परभुः (II.27.3)

History

H.A. Rose [4] writes:

In Gujrat the Muhammadan Jat tribes claim very diverse origins. Thus Mughal origin is claimed by the Bhaddar, Malana, Marar and Narwai, who claim to be Barlas ; and by the Bahlam, Chaughatta, Phiphra, Mander and Babal, who claim to be Chaughatta.

Distribution in Pakistan

Malana clan is found in districts: Bhakkar

Notable persons

See also

References

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