Malhan

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Dr. Sunita Malhan

Malhan (मल्हान),Dhanda[1] [2] Malhan (माल्हान)[3] is a great Jat gotra found in Haryana and Rajasthan. Malhan's are spread in Western Uttar Pradesh , Punjab and Pakistan.

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

The descendants of Massagetae (the great Jats) were said to be known as Malhan. [4]

Distribution in Haryana

Malhans are also known as Dhanda.

Villages in Jhajjar District

Subana,

Villages in Sonipat district

Villages in Sirsa District

Odhan

Villages in Jind District

Sangatpura, Dhanda Kheri, Gatauli, Kharak Ramji, Sunderpur, Dhanauri, Jay Jaywanti, Badanpur

Villages in Kaithal District

Kithana, Khedi Sandal, Kultaran

Villages in Hisar District

Mirchpur,Budana,Sheikhpura,Litani,Parbhuwala,Neoli Kalan,Mirzapur,Sandlana,devsar,Hasangarh,muklan

Villages in Yamunanagar district

Kandroli, Bhagwangarh, Ambli, Sudhail

Villages in Panipat district

Kawi, Gawalra, Khalila

Villages in Bhiwani district

Premnagar,Baganwala,Dwarka Bhiwani, Mandhan Tosham, Mandholi Khurd,

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Jodhpur district

Jodhpur,

Locations in Jaipur city

Sanganer,

Distribution in Pakistan

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

Notable persons of the clan

  • Rajendra Singh Malhan - ADM Agra, Awarded by President of India with Excellent work in census work 2001.[5]. ADM Mathura. A-2, DM Compund, Mathura Mathura UP, 0565-2406076, 0565-2407202. (PP-1154)
  • Dr Anar Singh Malhan - Rajasthan State Chairman of National Human Rights Organization. Plot No. 1, High Court Colony, Senapati Bhawan Chauraha, Ratanada, Ph:2511554
  • Radha Swami Tarachand - Malhan Gotra, founder Radhaswami Vinod Satsang

See also

Reference


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