Sangra

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Sangra is gotra of jats found in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

Distribution in Haryana

They reside in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts.

Villages in Kurukshetra district

Badaulli, Dalla Majra, Ismailpur, Thol,

Villages in Ambala district

Addu Majra,

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Kapurthala district

Villages in Hoshiarpur district

Sangra gotra jats are also living in Garhshankar tehsil of Hoshiarpur distt. of Punjab.

Distribution in Himachal Pradesh

Villages in Mandi district

They live in Mandi distt.. of Himachal Pradesh.

Distribution in Pakistan

Sangra gotra is also found in Mianwali District in Pakistan. According to 1911 census, the population of this Muslim Jat clan was (653).[1]

Notable persons from this gotra

  • Choudhary Pritam Singh son of Charat Singh son of Heera singh had remained zaildaar for the period of about 70 years prior to him his father and grandfather was also remained zaildaars and lambardaar.
  • Now his grandson Kulbir Singh Sangra is the Sarpanch ,lambardaar of village Thol and second time president of anaj mandi association thol.
  • Prior to him his father late Jarnail singh was the lambardaar of village and his elder brother Jasbir Singh Sangra advocate was remained sapanch and memer of panchyat samiti of village thol.
  • Choudhry Jagdish chand remained M.L.A. from 1946 to till death in 1969 continuously except one term from 1962 to 1967. He also belonged to sangra gotra.
  • Flying Officer Rajbir Singh Sangra (Retd) served the Indian Air Force being deployed in various war and peacetime missions and made his village proud. His father Choudhry Sampurn Singh have been Lambardaar of the village.

Thol is biggest village of jats in Kurukshetra distt. of haryana and so many persons remained dignitary from this village. Lord Budha had visited village thol-kurdi(thul-kut) two times during his life time and had taken the principal of madhyamika from village thol which was given by him to the whole of world in his sermons. This incident is written in a book of Haryana history authored by Bharadwaj.

  • Retired Lt. General Surjit Singh Sangra had remained chairman of Punjab Public Service Commission

References

  1. Census Of India 1911 Volume Xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul

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