Podan

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Podan (पोदान)[1] is gotra of Jats. [2]

Origin

They are said to be descendants of Nagavanshi ancestor Pinjaraka (पिंजरक). [3]

History

They are mentioned by Cunningham[4] in an inscription at the Buddhist Stupa of Sanchi of the Ashoka period as under:

No. 126. — 'Podaka dānadata Dha(mika) dānam.

" The religious gift of Podraka Danadatta."

Distribution

Notable persons

Reference

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. प-107
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu, p.49, s.n. 1554
  3. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 264
  4. The Bhilsa topes: Inscriptions, P. 253

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