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Tomar (तोमर) Tomara (तोमर) Tomer (तोमर) SalkalanTomar (सलकलान तोमर) Tanwar (तंवर) Shira Tanwar (शिरा तंवर) Tunwar (तुंवर) /Tonwar (तोंवर), Bhind Tomar (भिंड तोमर), Bhind Tanwar (भिण्डतंवर), Mota Tomar (मोटा तोमर ), Kapeda Tomar (कपेड़ा तोमर )  Toor (तूर)Turvasa (तुर्वस) Kuntal (कुंतल//कुन्तल) Khutail(खुटैल) Khuntel (खुंटेल) Turvas (तुर्वस) is a same gotra of Jats originated from Arjun.Tanwar, Toor, Tomar and Salkalan are considered the same gotras. TomarRajyavansh are in Uttar Pradesh,Punjab, Madhya Pradesh , Haryana ,Delhi,and Rajasthan. Tunwar variant found in Pakistan. Tomar is the biggest khap of Jat gotra found in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.. Tomars have created history a number of times. They are simple living, high thinking and bold. Dilip Singh Ahlawat has mentioned it as one of the ruling Jat clans in Central Asia. 
- 1 Origin
- 2 History
- 3 In Mahabharata
- 4 Villages founded by Tomar clan
- 5 Sub divisions of Tomar
- 6 Hukum Singh Panwar on Tomars
- 7 Chronology of Jat rulers of Delhi
- 8 Pisawa Tomar Riyasat
- 9 Desh-Khap
- 10 तोमर गोत्र का इतिहास
- 11 जाट वीरों का इतिहास: दलीप सिंह अहलावत
- 12 बुलंदशहर
- 13 मध्य एशिया में
- 14 Tomar Jats in Ukraine
- 15 Distribution in Uttar Pradesh
- 15.1 Villages in Meerut district
- 15.2 Villages in Ghaziabad district and Hapur District
- 15.3 Villages in Mathura district
- 15.4 Villages in Hathras district
- 15.5 Villages in Agra district
- 15.6 Villages in Aligarh district
- 15.7 Villages in Baghpat district
- 15.8 Villages in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli district
- 15.9 Villages in Bijnor district
- 15.10 Villages in Bulandshahr district
- 15.11 Villages in Gautam Budh Nagar district
- 15.12 Villages in Moradabad district
- 15.13 Villages in Sambhal district
- 15.14 Villages in Firozabad district
- 15.15 Villages in Bareilly district
- 15.16 Village in Badaun district
- 15.17 Village in Rampur District
- 15.18 Village in Jyotiba Phule Nagar ddistrict
- 15.19 Village in Etawah District
- 15.20 Village in Pilibhit district
- 15.21 Village in Lakhimpur Kheri district
- 15.22 Village in Bahraich district
- 15.23 List of 84 villages of Tomar Gotra Desh-khap
- 16 Distribution in Haryana
- 16.1 Villages in Rohtak District
- 16.2 Villages in Sonipat District
- 16.3 Villages in Bhiwani District
- 16.4 Villages in Rewari district
- 16.5 Villages in Gurgaon district
- 16.6 Village in Jhajjar district
- 16.7 Village in Kurukshetra district
- 16.8 Village in Jind district
- 16.9 Village in Fatehbad
- 16.10 Village in Karnal District
- 16.11 Villages in Palwal district
- 16.12 Villages in Faridabad district
- 16.13 Villages in Mewat district
- 16.14 Villages in Kaithal district
- 16.15 village in Ambala district
- 16.16 Village in Panipat District
- 17 Distribution in Madhya Pradesh
- 17.1 Villages in Mandsaur district
- 17.2 Villages in Nimach district
- 17.3 Villages in Sheopur district
- 17.4 Villages in Ratlam district
- 17.5 Villages in Harda district
- 17.6 Villages in Morena district
- 17.7 Villages in Gwalior district
- 17.8 Villages in Dewas district
- 17.9 Villages in Hoshangabad district
- 18 Distribution in Rajasthan
- 18.1 Locations in Jaipur city
- 18.2 Village in Jaipur District
- 18.3 Villages in Bharatpur district
- 18.4 Villages in Churu district
- 18.5 Villages in Dausa district
- 18.6 Villages in Chittorgarh
- 18.7 Villages in Sawai Madhopur district
- 18.8 Villages in Hanumangarh district
- 18.9 Village in ganganagar district
- 18.10 Villages in Alwar district
- 18.11 Villages in Karauli district
- 18.12 Villages in Tonk district
- 18.13 Village in Bundi District
- 18.14 Village in kota district
- 18.15 Villages in Baran district
- 19 Distribution in Delhi
- 20 Distribution in Uttarakhand
- 21 Village in chandigarh
- 22 Distribution in Punjab
- 22.1 village in Nava Sahar district
- 22.2 Village in Fatehgarh sahib district
- 22.3 Village in Ludhiana district
- 22.4 Villages in Patiala district
- 22.5 Village in Firozpur district
- 22.6 Village in Amritsar
- 22.7 Village in Bhatinda district
- 22.8 Village in Sangrur
- 22.9 Village in faridkot district
- 22.10 Village in Hoshiarpur district
- 22.11 Village in kapurthala district
- 22.12 Village in jalandar district
- 22.13 Villages in Moga district
- 22.14 village in Gurdaspur district
- 22.15 Villages in Tarantaran district
- 22.16 Village in Kapoorthala
- 22.17 Village in Rupnagar district
- 22.18 Village in mansa district
- 23 Distribution in Himmachal Pradesh
- 24 Distribution in Pakistan
- 25 Notable persons from this gotra
- 26 See also
- 27 Gallery of Tomar people
- 28 References
- Tomar gotra started from Yayati's son Turvasu.
- Tomar gotra is Chandravanshi Kshatriya of Pandav-clan, descendant of Arjuna.
- They are also said to be originated from Queen Tomyris (तोमरिस). 
- Tomara (तोमर) is a sanskrit word which means javelin or crowbar. This indicates that they were expert warriors with javelin as their weapon during Mahabharata period, the Ayudhajivi Kshatriya of Panini.
Bhim Singh Dahiya writes that as mentioned in Mahabharata Bhisma Parva (VI. 10.68) Tomar and Hans are both names of Jat clans. Vayu Purana (47/56) says that the river Nalini, rising from Bindasara in Central Asia and going eastward, passed through the lands of Tomar and Hans. 
B S Dahiya writes:They are named in Vayu, Brahmanda and Visnu Pruanas.  According to Boher Inscription of 1337 V.S. they were ruling over Delhi before the Chauhans.  The Pehawa Inscription mentions a Tomar Family descending from Jaula King. Vayu Purana Says they were originally on the river Nalini in Central Asia, which arises In Bindusarover and goes eastwards (for identity of these rivers, etc. see under Hans) They are also mentioned in the Mahabharata. 
Ram Sarup Joon  writes that ...Antal Tanwar: It cannot be said with certainty why they wee called Antal. They might be (antim=last) Tanwar rulers, about Sonepat. They have 24 villages near about Sonepat.
Ram Swarup Joon writes about Sulankhlan or Sulokhan : The ancestor of this gotra was one Sulkhyianpal Tanwar. After settling down near Delhi in village Samchana and Gorad they crossed the Yamuna and occupied the fertile land beyond it, while 84 villages are inhabited by this gotra.
Ram Swarup Joon writes about Tanwar or Tur: It cannot be exactly said whether these people are Tushars or Mauryas. Before the establishment of their rule in Delhi their capital was in Tusharsthan.
According to Todd's Rajasthan, Tanwar is a branch of the Mauryan dynasty, but according to the bard of the Tanwar family they are associated with the Pandava. It may be that the Mauryas and Tushars belong to the Puru dynasty and from time to time their family names changed. For some generations this dynasty ruled over Delhi. After losing the throne they rejoined the Jats in large numbers, but some continued to be called Rajputs.
Ram Sarup Joon writes that...The Tanwars call themselves descendants of Pandavas. Actually Raja Anangpal's ancestors had migrated from Punjab to Delhi and were known as Tushars. The territory between Satluj and Chenab was called Tusharstan. The Tushars were closely related to Rasks both of who were Jat gotras.
Ram Sarup Joon writes that ...The Tanwar and Rathore Gotras are found amongst Jats also. These were the people who did not give Widow remarriage as a custom, and stayed with the Jats, Ahirs and Gujars and did not join the Rajputs.
Anangpal Tomar I - son of Kandha, re-established Tomar rule at what is now Delhi, the ancient capital of his ancestors. AD 736 - March- xx, Ruled 18Yrs.
Mahabharata Adi Parva (I.17.11) mentions Tomar. The Mahabharata Tribe Tamara (तामर) mentioned in 'geography' Mahabharata (VI. 10.68); hail from the region between India and Tibet. Shalya Parva mentions as Tomar in Mahabharata (IX.44.105), Bhisma Parva, Mahabharata/Book VI Chapter 68 also mentions Tomar in shloka (VI.68.17). 
Villages founded by Tomar clan
- Badhal Village (बधाल) - in Phulera tahsil of Jaipur district in Rajasthan. A person named Badhal in lineage of Tomar Jats founded this village.
Sub divisions of Tomar
There are 16 branches (Sub Gotra) of Tomars.
- Kuntal Sub Gotra - Tomar are descendants of Kunti and Pandu.so Tomar jats called as kuntal.
- Pandu Sub Gotra- Tomar gotra is Chandravanshi Kshatriya of Pandav-clan, descendant of Arjuna. so some Tomar Also use Pandu as Tittle.
- Chabuk Sub Gotra- Tomar Jats had beaten Brahmans with Chabuk hence these people were known as Chabuk in Aligarh area. ,
- Salkalayan Sub Gotra - Salkalayan branch was originated by Salakpal Tomar. In Delhi, when Anangpal Tomar lost his kingdoms then Salakpal Tomar, from his family founded 84 Tomar Desh Khap of 84 villages. The Samadhi Sthal of Raja Salakpal Tomar is in Baraut on Delhi Saharanpur Road Adjacent to New Block (Krishi Prasar Vibhag).Deshwale Tomar - Tomar jats also called Deshwale, because They are king of Desh.
- Bhind TomarSub Gotra -The people from Bhind town in Madhya Pradesh gave this name to the gotra. It was founded by Bhindtomar a subgotra of Tomar jats. . so Tomar called as Bhinda in Rajasthan.
- ParthSub Gotra- Some Tomar Jats use Parth as Surname Tittle. Parth is Another name of Arjun.
- Tanwar Tittle is used by Tomar Jats. Tuar Tittle - Tomar in Hindi and Taur in Panjabi and Desi Boli is same Tomar jat gotra of Raja Anagpal Tomar. Taur is mostly Panjabi Jatt Sikh in Punjab. Tuar origin is also from Delhi area same Raja Anagpal Tomar.
- Jakhaudiya is also Tanwar jats. They Used Jakhaudiya because they originated from village Jakhud in some where in Haryana or Delhi area.
- SulakhSub Gotra - is a Tomar Jat Sub Gotra. It is believed that Sulakh gotra is synonymous with Tomar .
- Shira TanwarSub Gotra -Tittle is used by Tomar Jats in Kaithal district in Haryana.They are descendant of Anangpal Singh Tomar.
- Mota - It is sub branch of Tomar jat
- Kapeda- It is a sub branch of Tomar jat
Bhim Singh Dahiya provides us list of Jat clans who were supporters of the Tunwar when they gained political ascendancy. The following Jat clans supported the ascendant clan Tunwar and became part of a political confederacy:
1. Bachhi, 2. Banchiri, 3. Berwal, 4. Bhado, 5. Dhaka, 6.Dhanda,7. Jatasra, 8. Karb, 9. Kharwal, 10. Khatgar, 11. Lanba, 12. 13. Malian, 14. Malu, 15. Nain, 16. Naru, 17. Palania, 18. Rohil, 19. Sakan, 20. Sokhira.
1. Banchari, 2. Bhatu, 3. Bichchhi, 4. Dhaka, 5. Ghanghas, 6. Gurain, 7. Jatasra, 8. Khairwal, 9. Kharb, 10. Khatgar, 11. Lamba, 12. Moond, 13. Nain, 14. Narad, 15. Pilania, 16. Rapar, 17. Ruhil, 18. Sakan, 19. Sukhera, 20. Toor, 21. Veerwal.
Dalip Singh Ahlawat  has mentioned following Sub divisions of Tomars: 1. Antil 2. Bhind Tomar, 3. Chebuk, 4. Garhwal. 5. Jaiswal, 6. Janghara, 7. Rao 8. Rawat, 9. Sahrawat 10. Salkalan, 11. Thenua
Hukum Singh Panwar on Tomars
Hukum Singh Panwar (Pauria) is a noted Jat historian and considers that Sinsinwar Jat rulers have originated from Tomars. He writes that Since we hold the ancestors of the Bharatpur House to be Tomar, it will not be out of place to know who the Tomars were. We have already noted that the triangle formed by Agra, Delhi and Jaipur, including Bayana and Bharatpur, was, as the inscriptional and numismatic evidence indicate, dominated by the Arjunayanas, Yaudheyas and Uddehikas, whose descendents are said43 to exist among the Jats and Rajputs. However, it is well nigh impossible to imagine that these tribes might have disappeared in the thin air. The Yashastilakchampu44, a Jain work compiled by Soma Deva Suri, attests the presence of the Yaudheyas in the 10th and 11th centuries AD. Awadh Biharilal AWasthi45 finds the Yauddheyas of Bayana teaching a lesson to Balban in Mewat so as not to put his hand again in the hornet's nest. Kalyan Kumar Das Gupta46 also confirms their existence as well as that of the Arjunayans in the 11th and 12th centuries AD. in the triang1llar territory mentioned above. We also know from the Brihatsamihita of Varahamihira47 that the Yaudheyas and the Arjunayanas formed a close association. In fact, they were the constituent members of the one and the same Samgha (confederacy).
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Interestingly, writers48 trace the origin of the Yaudheyas from Yudhishthira and that of the Arjunayanas from Arjuna, the brother of Yudhishthira. This tradition is echoed in the Puranas and subsequent literature also. If these origins of theirs are correct, both of the tribes can be unquestionably reckoned as the descendents of the Pandava brothers. In other words, it may be said that they were agnatic cousins. The Arjunayanas are said49 to have merged with their friend-confederates or Cousins, the Yaudheyas. In fact, they were the people, who populated50 and dominated the area which later on constituted and was known as the Bharatpur State. So much so, that the region occupied by them was known as Arjunayanaka for a period.
The more interesting facts relevant to out purpose are the revelation;-by K.K. Das Gupta51 that the Arjunayanas, according to,Chandra's Vyakarana (11,4,122) and Kasika (on Panini, 11.4.66), belonged to Bharat gotra. Some of the branches of the Tomars, according to Yoginderpal Shastri52, were also known as Arjunayana Pundir or Paundir. In the Rohitashgarh stone inscription53 of Mitrasen dated V.S. 1688 (1630 AD.) the Tomars of Gopachal (Gwalior) are said to be of the Pandava lineage. The tradition of the Tomars also support their descent from Parikshita54, Mitrasen was himself, according to Harmiwas Dwivedi, a Tomar who hailed from the royal branch of the Tomars of Gwalior55.
In view of the above evidence we are in a position to safely conclude that the Arjunayanas, the agnates of the Yaudheyas in the triangular territory formed by Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, enclosing Bayana Bharatpur, were the descendents of the Pandava hero Arjuna and Tomars, who belonged to Bharat gotra, were the descendents of Parikshita, the grandson of Arjuna. The fact that Churaman (1695-1721 A.D.), the founder of the Bharatpur dynasty, also founded a city of the name of Bharatpur which subsequently was made the capital of the state, in the beginning of the 17th century AD., proves beyond doubt that he must have been related with the Tomars who belonged to Bharat gotra and must have built the city in memory of their celebrated ancestor Bharata, (who gave his name not only to his descendents but also to the country as a whole- Vaidya, 1904: Ch. III), or more probably to commemorate the victory of their ancestors (Pandavas) in the Bharat war, for surely we know that it has been a universal practice to name
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countries, towns, mountains and rivers, especially in newly developed regions, after discoverers, conquerors, founders and celebrated men or some of their extra-ordinary exploit or unique characteristic.
Chronology of Jat rulers of Delhi
Satyartha Prakash by Swami Dayanand Saraswati has published a list of Aryan kings of Delhi. Raja Virsalsen was killed by Raja Virmaha. His 16 generations ruled Delhi for 445 years, 5 months and 3 days. Thakur Deshraj has given the details of thse Pandavavanshi Tomar Gotra Jat rulers.
The chronology of these Jat rulers:
- Raja Vir Maha (817 BC - 800 BC)
- Mahabala or Swarupbal (800 BC-744 BC)
- Sarvdutt or Swarupdatt (744 BC-708 BC)
- Virsen (708 BC-668 BC)
- Singdaman or Mahipal (668BC-624 BC)
- Kalink or Sanghraj (624 BC-595 BC)
- Jitmal or Tejpal (595 BC-515 BC)
- Kaldahan or Kamsen (515 BC-506 BC)
- Shtrumardan (506 BC-481 BC)
- Raja Jiwan (481 BC-455 BC)
- Virbhujang or Hari Rao (455 BC- 424 BC)
- Virsen II (424 BC- 389 BC)
- Udaybhat or Adityaketu (389 BC - 372 BC)
According to Risala their period has been prescribed as under – Mahabal ascended to the throne of Delhi in 800 BC. At that time the ruler of Ujjain city in India was Buddha and Bahmanshah was ruler in Persia. After Mahabal, Sarvdutt or Swarupdatt ascended to the throne of Delhi in 744 BC. During this period Tamisang was born to Ladkun in Khata. Maharaja Virsen became the ruler in 708 BC when Darashah I was ruler of Iran. In 668 BC Maharaja Mahipal ascended to the throne of Delhi. He was so brave that he was popular as Singhdaman. During his regime Kastap had become the ruler of Iran. After death of Singhdaman, Kalink or Sanghraj sat on the throne in 624 BC. Raja Jitmal ascended to throne of Delhi in 595 BC. Kaldahan or Kamsen became ruler of Delhi in 515 BC. His rule extended up to Brahmpur which was known as Kamyvan (Kaman) after Kamsen. In 506 Strumardan became the ruler of Delhi after Kamsen. Thakur Deshraj has worked out the year 481 BC, when Raja Jiwan ascended to the throne of delhi. Maharaja Jiwan became the ruler of Delhi in 478 BC. During the rule of Maharaja Jiwan, one Persian delegation had come to India which studied the conditions of India by visiting various places. After Maharaja Jiwan, Virbhujang or Hari Rao, Virsen II, Udaybhat or Adityaketu were three Jat rulers of Delhi till 372 BC. Adityaketu lost his throne to his own Chieftain Dharandar or Dhaniswar due to conspiracy.
Thus Jats ruled Delhi for about 445 years. Raja Jiwan and his descendents were Pandav vansi. The rule of Delhi went to other people after 27 generations of Yudhidthira. After them Jogi, Kayastha, Pahadi and Vairagi people ruled Delhi. Vikramaditya was also a ruler of Delhi during this period.
According to Thakur Deshraj the descendants of Maharaja Yudhisthira have ruled here for many generations. ‘Satyarth Prakash’ has mentioned the chronology of rulers of Indraprastha. The author of ‘Rajtarangini’ and editor of ‘Haripriya’ have published this list in their books. In this list there appears the name a king a ‘Jiwan’ descended from ‘Viramaha’. Waqyat panch hajar risala has mentioned him as ‘Jiwan Jat’. Maharaja Jiwan ascended to the thrown of Delhi prior to 481 BC. He ruled for about 26 years.
Tomar Jats are mostly found in Distt. Bagpat in Western U.P. (U P). In Bagpat area there are 84 villages of Tomar Gotra. This area, the Khap of Tomars, is well known as Desh-khap. Baraut is the capital of Desh-khap. The only gotra in western UP with more then 100 village, 84 in Baghpat & Muzaffarnagar district, 12 in Bulandshahar, about 5 in Mathura. They have captured a big area that is why called (desh wale), one of the biggest gotra in Jat and the only to have its name of 84 villages mentioned here.
After the demise of Sh. Sukhbir Singh, his elder son Shri Surender Singh has been nominated as Chaudhry of this Desh-khap.
There is lot of information that is still required to update this column of Tomars.
तोमर गोत्र का इतिहास
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दलीप सिंह अहलावत लिखते हैं कि इस सुप्रसिद्ध तोमर वंश के आदिपुरुष महाराजा ययाति के पुत्र यदु के भाई तुर्वसु थे। इनको अपने पिता की ओर से भारत के उत्तर-पश्चिमी प्रदेशों का शासन मिला था। इन्होंने हिन्दुकुश से लगाकर कैस्पियन सागर और जगजार्टिस एवं तरिम नदी तक के प्रदेश पर राज्य स्थापित
- 1, 2. जाट इतिहास पृ० 5, 8 सम्पादक निरंजनसिंह चौधरी।
जाट वीरों का इतिहास: दलीप सिंह अहलावत, पृष्ठान्त-190
किया। इनके नाम पर ही इनके शासित प्रांत का नाम तुर्वसस्वान - तुर्कस्थान, तुर्किस्तान तथा तुर्की पड़ा। महाराजा तुर्वसु के साथ गई विशाल सेना (जो शुद्ध आर्य चन्द्रवंशियों का दल था) वहां बस गई। इन लोगों के आर्यन रूप-रंग के सौन्दर्य के कारण तुर्वस शब्द का अपभ्रंश तुर्क वहां की भाषा में सुन्दर के लिए प्रयुक्त हुआ। देश के नाम पर भी तुर्की निवासी तुर्क प्रसिद्ध हुए। तुर्वस-तर्वस-तंवर शब्द भी भाषा के सरलता की ओर बढ़्ने के नियमानुसार ही प्रचलित हुआ। यह तंवर शब्द तुर्वस की उस सन्तति के लिए प्रयुक्त हुआ जो कि भारत में निवास करती रही अथवा तुर्कस्थान से लौटकर यहां बसी। यह तंवर जाटवंश है और जो तंवर राजपूतों या किसी अन्य जातियों में हैं तो वे तंवर जाटवंश से ही निकले हैं। इस वंश की महत्ता का प्रत्येक ऐतिहासिक ने आदर करते हुए मनोयोगपूर्वक वर्णन किया है। ले लोग प्रायः गौरवर्ण के सुन्दर गठनवाले होते हैं। इतिहास इनकी वीरता की साक्षियों से भरे पड़े हैं। रघुवंशी, प्रतिहार जब कन्नौज पर शासन करते थे, उस समय दिल्ली से कुरुक्षेत्र तक के प्रदेश पर तंवरवंशियों का एकाधिकार था। टॉड साहब ने ततकालीन तंवरों को कन्नौजिये प्रतिहारों का सामन्त लिखा है। शेखावाटी के हर्षनाथ मन्दिर के शिलालेख पर लिखा है कि “सं० 1030 (973 ईस्वी) में, एक रघुवंशी नरेश चन्दनराज ने विद्यमान राजा रुद्रेन तंवर का वध किया।” उक्त शिलालेख का वर्णन ‘एपिग्राफिका इण्डिया’ पुस्तक के पृष्ठ 121 पर किया है। नं० 2 शिलालेख इस बात का सूचक है कि उपरोक्त चन्दनराज के पुत्र सिंहराज ने तंवर नरेश सलवण का वध किया। इन्द्रप्रस्थ से अलग वर्तमान महरौली नामक स्थान पर 808 संवत् में दिल्ली नगरी की स्थापना का इनके गौरव में वृद्धि करने वाला एक शिलालेख दिल्ली म्यूजियम (इण्डियन ऐन्टीक्वेटी पृष्ठ 218) में है -
- देशोऽस्ति हरयाणाख्यः पृथिव्यां स्वर्गसन्निभः।
- ढिल्लिकाख्या पुरी तत्र तोमरैरस्ति निर्मिता ॥
जिसमें तंवरों द्वारा दिल्ली बसाने का स्पष्ट उल्लेख है।
दिल्ली संस्थापक महाराजा अनंगपाल तंवरवंशी ही थे, जिन्होंने कुतुबमीनार के पास विद्यमान लोहे की कीली को विष्णुपद पहाडी से उठवाकर गड़वाया था1।
दिल्ली की स्थापना के विषय में दूसरा लेख - राजा भर्तृहरि का भाई विक्रमादित्य (विक्रम) मल्ल गोत्र का जाट दिल्ली का गवर्नर एक दिल्लू नाम का जाट था जो इन्द्रप्रस्थ पर शासन करता था। वह ढिल्लों गोत्र का जाट था। उसी के नाम पर इस स्थान को दिल्ली कहने लगे2। यह सम्राट् विक्रमादित्य जाट (मल्ल या मालव गोत्र) था। उचित स्थान पर इनका वर्णन किया जाएगा। दिल्लू से दिल्ली नाम पड़ना ही उचित लगता है (लेखक)। चौथी शताब्दी ई० पू० में ढिल्ल या दहला, ढिल्लों गोत्र के नाम पर देहली-दिल्ली नाम पड़ा। (देखो पंचम अध्याय डिल्लों जाटों के नाम पर देहली प्रकरण)।
- 1. क्षत्रिय जातियों का उत्थान, पतन एवं जाटों का उत्कर्ष पृ० 297-298 लेखक योगेन्द्रपाल शास्त्री।
- 2. चौ० कबूलसिंह मन्त्री सर्वखाप पंचायत गांव व डा० शोरम जि० मुजफ्फरनगर (उ० प्र०) के घर पर सुरक्षित पुराने लेख प्रमाण से।
जाट वीरों का इतिहास: दलीप सिंह अहलावत, पृष्ठान्त-191
से हुआ था, जिससे कि सुप्रसिद्ध पृथ्वीराज चौहान का जन्म हुआ। अनंगपाल तंवर के निःसन्तान रहने से उसने अपने धेवते पृथ्वीराज चौहान को ही दिल्ली का राज्य दे दिया। इस तरह से दिल्ले पर से तंवरों का शासन समाप्त हो गया।
सन् 1375 ई० में एक तंवरवंशी वीरसिंह जाट का दिल्ली के सुल्तान फिरोजशाह तुगलक की सेवा में रहते हुए भिण्ड (ग्वालियर) पर भी अधिकर कर लेना पाया जाता है। वहां पर आज 200 गांव तोमरों के बसे हुए हैं। विक्रमादित्य तंवर जाट का अपने तीन पुत्र शालवाहन, भवानी, परताप सहित महाराणा प्रताप के पक्ष में वीरभूमि हल्दीघाटी के घोर युद्ध में लड़ने का उल्लेख मिलता है।
वर्तमानकाल में तंवरगोत्र जाट और राजपूत दोनों में मिलता है। तँवर जाटों को ही तोमर बोला जाता है। जाट तंवर देहली के चारों ओर मेरठ, मुरादाबाद, बिजनौर, अलीगढ़ में बसे हुए हैं। हुसेनपुर, छाचरी, सराय, उमरपुर, श्यामपुर, हिसामपुर, मुस्तफाबाद, टांडा, इमलिया, चूखेड़ी, भवानीपुर, जटपुरा, पीपलसाना, हाजीपुर, ध्हनसीनी, सिकन्दरपुर, इस्माईलपुर, खलीलपुर, मथुरा में महराना और फालसा गांव तंवर जाटों के हैं।
इस तंवरवंश की बड़ी-बड़ी शाखायें हैं जैसे - 1. कुंतल 2. चाबुक-चोपोत्कट-चावड़ा, 3. मोटा, 4. सहराव 5. राव या सराव 6. सलकलान, 7. जंघारा, 8. भिंण्डतंवर 9. आन्तल 10. जेसवाल, 11. गढ़वाल1। इसका वर्णन अध्याय जाट गोत्रावली में किया जायेगा। 
विजयेन्द्र कुमार माथुर ने लेख किया है कि....बुलंदशहर (उत्तर प्रदेश) (AS, p.640) कालिंदी नदी के दक्षिणी तट पर है. अहार के तोमर सरदार परमाल ने इसे बसाया था. पहले यह स्थान बनछटी कहलाता था. कालांतर में नागों के राज्य काल में इसका नाम अहिवरण भी रहा. पीछे इस नगर को ऊंचनगर कहा जाने लगा क्योंकि यह एक ऊंचे टीले पर बसा हुआ था. मुसलमानों के
[पृ.641]: शासनकाल में इसी का पर्याय बुलंदशहर नाम प्रचलित कर दिया गया. यहां अलेक्षेंद्र के सिक्के मिले थे. 400 से 800 ईस्वी तक बुलंदशहर क्षेत्र में कई बौद्ध बस्तियां थीं. 1018 ईस्वी में महमूद गजनवी ने यहाँ आक्रमण किया था. उस समय यहां का राजा हरदत्त था.
मध्य एशिया में
तोमर/तंवर और हंस वंश - ये दोनों जाटवंश मध्य एशिया में नलीनी नदी के तट पर राज्य व निवास करते थे। इन लोगों के साथ ही पौर, कुण्डमान और शिवि जाटों को भी लिखा है। (देखो तृतीय अध्याय, तोमर/तंवर वंश प्रकरण)। 
Tomar Jats in Ukraine
Cap. Dalip Singh Ahalawat has reported in an article published in Jat Samaj Patrika (Oct./Nov. 1991), that Jats had ruled in Scythia and Central Asia. He has given a list of about 70 Jat gotras who have ruled over there. Tomargotra is one of them 70 gotras. According to a survey report by http://www.joshuaproject.net , there are about 32000 Jats in Ukraine, and their language is Jatali. B. S. Nijjar suggests:
- "The Jats are the descendants of Scythians, whose kingdom's capital was Scythia, in the present Ukraine (Ukrainian), Soviet Social Republic, is the constituent Republic of the European USSR (Population 49,757,000) in 1947. Now Ukraine's capital is Kiev, the third leading city in Russia. Before the invasion of the golden herd, 13th century B.C. Scythian, ancient kingdom of indeterminate boundaries, centered in the area north of the Black Sea."
Distribution in Uttar Pradesh
Villages in Meerut district
Villages in Ghaziabad district and Hapur District
Villages in Mathura district
Ainch, Averni, Bhavanpura, Birbal, Gadasauli, Hernol, Jugsana, Jadonpur, Konkera, Farenurf Phalain, Garhi Shisha, Lal Garhi, Laxman Garhi, Lohra Mahrana, Mohanpur, Nagla Phoolpur, Nagala jamuni, Nagala uday singh, Nagla Patiram, Nagala Burj, Palidungara, Punjabi Nagra, Ram Nagariya, Radhakund Rural, Pandar, Salemabad, Supana,
Villages in Hathras district
Villages in Agra district
Villages in Aligarh district
Ahraula, Bhaiyaka, Balampur, Bichpuri Khair, Balrampur, Chhajjupur, Chiti Jatpura Aligarh Itwarpur, Deta Khurad, Deta Kalan, Faridpur Gabhana, Jaitpura Jalalpur Khair, Jalalpur Pisawa, Kathagiri, Kurana, Madha Habibpur, Majoopur, Nagla Bhupsingh (Pisawa), Pisawa, Postika, Prempur Jahangirpur, Roopnagar, Sabalpur, Sherpur, Simrauthi, Sidhpur, Sujawlgarh, Shadipur, Saidpur Deta, Thanpur,
Villages in Baghpat district
Baoli, Hilwadi, Soop , Aamvali, Adampur, Amlapur, Anchhad, Alawalpur, Asarfabad, Aurangabad Jathauli, Badaka, Baraut , Basoli, Bijvada, Bajeetpur, Bihari, Bijwara, Biral, Bamankhedi, Barnava, Bijrol, Bohalla, Chhatarpur, Charajkheda, Chobhali, Fatehpur Chak , Garhi-Anchhad, Goonga Kheri, Gopalpur Khadana, Haidarnagar, Hilvadi, Gouripur, Ibrahimpur Majara, Johri, Kasimpur Khedi, Khiwai, Ladhvadi, Loyan , Nuvada, Nasouli (or Basauli), Ranchhar , Mavi kalanMukandpur , Mukarrabpur Kandera, Ninana, Hilwari , Oudhapur Rahetna, Shikohpur, Sikka, Sirsali, Sirsalgarh, Tohadi, Chhachharpur Baraut , Vazidpur, Ladhvadi, Dhikana, Shahpur Baroli, Ghatoli, Mavi Khurd, Sunehra, Harchandpur, Sothi, Budhpur Hasanpur Jiwani, Kanhar Talibpur, Kotana,Mahavatpur, Mahwar, Sadakpur Jonmana, Amlapur, Angatpur, Badouli, Chhatarpur, Gurana, Harra, Idreeshpur, Jalalpur, jimana-jimani, Jimani, Johadi, Kambala, Kandera, Kangru Ki Ghadhi, Kareempur, Kharkhari, Khedaki, Khedi, Lohadda, Lon, Makkhar, Mangdolli, Mazara, Poosar, Pootthi, Sisana, Sup, Thaska, Rustam pur, Fazalpurr, Gadhi Kanmaran(Kangran), Shikohpur, Tyodhi, Tigri Bagpat.
Villages in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli district
Baahadurpur, Bamnauli, Belra, Bhumma, Bibipur Jalalabad, Chhachharpur, Fahimpur , Gangdhari , Garhi Ajru Ghatyana, Haidarnagar, Jaitpura Garhi, Johra Jansath, Jonmana, Kachhi Garhi, Kadipur Jansath, Karhera, Kasampur Kheri, Khudda, Kishanpur, Laprana, Madeenpur, Makhiyali, Mandi, Molaheri, Morna, Mundetkalan, Muzaffarnagar, Nithari, Pakki Garhi, Putthi Ibrahimpur, Rajpur Chajpur, Sahawali, Shahpur Sikandpur, Tajelhera urf Tejheda , Talheri, Veenpur,
Villages in Bijnor district
Abidpur, Amangarh, Bagarpur Chandpur, Bakaina, Balapur, Bamanpura, Bhavanipur, Bhidiakhera, Bharera, Budpur, Dhaki, Dhakoli, dhorapur Fattanpur, Imaliya Urf Emaliya, Ismailpur Chandpur, Kadrabad, Kanha Nangla, Khalilpur, Ghansoorpur, Guniyapur, Gurdaspur Jagat, Jatpura Najibabad, Jatnangla , Jagannath Pur, Hajipur, Haldaur, Hama Nangli Hisampur, Hirnakheri, Husainpur, Kalanpur, Latifpur Urf Chukheri, Mithari, Mitthepur, Mukarpur Satti, Mustafabad, Pahar Purkala Urf Maleshiya, Pipali Jat, Pipalsana, Ravti, Rukanpur, Samaspur, Saraya, Shekhpuri Mina, Salmabad, Seohara Sikanderpur, Tisotra, Udampur, Tangrol, Ratangarh,
Villages in Bulandshahr district
Villages in Gautam Budh Nagar district
Villages in Moradabad district
Villages in Sambhal district
Villages in Firozabad district
Villages in Bareilly district
IQBAL SINGH TOMAR -mayar of bareilly is also a tomar jat.
Village in Badaun district
Village in Rampur District
Village in Jyotiba Phule Nagar ddistrict
Village in Etawah District
Village in Pilibhit district
Village in Lakhimpur Kheri district
Village in Bahraich district
List of 84 villages of Tomar Gotra Desh-khap
1 Aadampur, 2 Aamvali, 3 Alawalpur, 4 Amlapur, 5 Anchhad, 6 Angatpur, 7 Asarfabad, 8 Badaka, 9 Badouli, 10 Bajeetpur, 11 Bamankhedi, 12 Bamdolli, 13 Barnava, 14 Barout-The Capital Of Desh-Khap 15 Barwala, 16 Baoli, 17 Bihari, 18 Bijrol, 19 Bijvada, 20 Biral(well known as Kishanpur Biral), 21 Bohalla, 22 Budhpur, 23 Charajkheda, 24 Chhatarpur, 25 Chillora, 26 Chobhali, 27 Dhikana, 28 Fatehpur, 29 Garhi-Anchhad, 30 Gouripur, 31 Gungakhedi, 32 Gurana, 33 Haidarnagar, 34 Harra, 35 Hilvadi, 36 Idreeshpur, 37 Jalalpur, 38 Gopalpur Khadana, 39 jimana-jimani40Jimani, 40 Johadi, 41 Jonmana, 42 Kaidava, 43 Kambala, 44Kandera 45 Kangru Ki Ghadhi, 46 Kareempur, 47 Kasimpur, 48 Khadana, 49 Kharkhari, 50 Khedaki, 51 Khedi (Kasimpur), 52 Khedi, 53 Khivaee, 54 Kishanpur(well known as Kishanpur Biral), 55 Kutana, 56 Ladhvadi, 57 Lohadda, 58 Lon, 59 Makkhar, 60 Malakpur, 61 Mangdolli, 62 Mazara, 63 Nasouli 64 Jhijharpur,65 Pipalsana, 66 Nuvada, 67 Oudhapur, 68 Poosar, 69 Pootthi, 70 Rahetna, 71 Ghatyana, 72 Shikohpur, 73 Sikka, 74 Sirsalgarh, 75 Sirsali, 76 Sisana, 77 Sonti, 78 Sup, 79 Thaska, 80 Tohadi, 81Mahawat pur, 82 Rustam pur, 83-Ghansoorpur , 84-Peeplijat
Distribution in Haryana
Villages in Rohtak District
Villages in Sonipat District
Villages in Bhiwani District
Villages in Rewari district
Villages in Gurgaon district
Village in Jhajjar district
Village in Kurukshetra district
Village in Jind district
Village in Fatehbad
Village in Karnal District
Villages in Palwal district
Aghwanpur, Bhaindoli, Bhiduki, Bhulwana Hodal, Chirwari, Darana, Deegot, Dudola, Gadhpuri, Gurwari, Harphali, Jataulaa, Jaindapur, Likhi, Prithla, Ramgarh, Ratipur, Sikandarpur Pogh teer, Korara Shahpur,
Villages in Faridabad district
Villages in Mewat district
Villages in Kaithal district
village in Ambala district
Village in Panipat District
Distribution in Madhya Pradesh
Villages in Mandsaur district
Villages in Nimach district
Villages in Sheopur district
Villages in Ratlam district
Villages in Harda district
Villages in Morena district
Villages in Gwalior district
Villages in Dewas district
Villages in Hoshangabad district
Distribution in Rajasthan
Locations in Jaipur city
Jawahar Nagar, Khatipura, Mahapura (Sanganer), Malviya Nagar, Mansarowar Colony, Shanti Nagar, Sanganer,
Village in Jaipur District
Villages in Bharatpur district
भरतपुर जिले में पांडव वंशी तोमरो को तोमर ,तंवर कुंतल .खुटेला नामो से संबोधित करते है यह एक ही गोत है इनमे विवाह वर्जित है भरतपुर यह गोत 75 से अधिक ग्रामो में निवास करता है जिनमे से इस गोत के 45 मुख्य ग्राम है जिनकी सूचि नीचे है ---
Bara Khurd, Barakhur, Birrua, Bansi Rupbas, Chhokarwara Kalan, Chhokarwara Khurd, Dhanaa, Gadauli, Jatmasi, Jotroli, Kandholi, Kanjoli, Khan Surjapura, Nagla Bartai, Nagla Jatmasi, Nagla Kothari, Naroli Wair, Nagla Manjhi, Paharpur Rupbas, Sajjanwas, Salimpur, Sikroda Rupbas, Vinuan,
Abhaurra, Bharatpur, Burawai, Gunsara , Jatoli Rathman, Jharkai, Nagla Chaudhary, Rupbas, Ajan, Takha, Nagla Khuntela, Paharsar, Nagla Khuetala, Mahganva, Baas Daddu, Talfara, Santrook, Sajola, Astawan(10), Kawai(15),
Villages in Churu district
Villages in Dausa district
Villages in Chittorgarh
Villages in Sawai Madhopur district
Villages in Hanumangarh district
Village in ganganagar district
Villages in Alwar district
Villages in Karauli district
Villages in Tonk district
Village in Bundi District
Village in kota district
Tomar jats live in one village near kota city
Villages in Baran district
Distribution in Delhi
Villages in Delhi
Locations in Delhi city
Dwarka , Adarsh Nagar, Karawal Nagar, ,Timarpur, Bhajanpura,Yamuna pur, Gangavihar ,Gokalpuri, Inderpur, Janakpuri ,Shalimar Park,Bholanath Nagar Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi Near Bhoomia Chowk Mehrauli,
Distribution in Uttarakhand
Villages in Haridwar district
village in Dehradun district
village in nainitaal district
village in udhamsingh nagar
Village in chandigarh
Distribution in Punjab
Village in Fatehgarh sahib district
shira tomar jat lives in 25 village near sarhind (Tanwar hind)
Village in Ludhiana district
Mullanpur Dakha,Seerha, Sawaddi kalan ,Sawaddi Khurd, Kohara,Dhandari Kalan,Dhandari Khurd,Jijju Kalan,Barmalipur,Talwandi Kalan, Talwandi Khurd, Talwandi Nauabad Mazara,Jawaddi,Siddwan Bet,Madhopur ,Sherpur kalan, Sherpur Khurd,Dugri.,Chakar,Daad, Threeke, Raul,Meharwan,Mazari,Bilga,Kothay Jeeva, Shankar Ludhiana
Villages in Patiala district
Village in Firozpur district
Village in Amritsar
Village in Bhatinda district
Village in Sangrur
Village in faridkot district
Village in Hoshiarpur district
Village in kapurthala district
Village in jalandar district
Villages in Moga district
village in Gurdaspur district
Villages in Tarantaran district
Village in Kapoorthala
Village in Rupnagar district
Village in mansa district
Distribution in Himmachal Pradesh
Village in Chamba district
Village in Kangra district
Distribution in Pakistan
Notable persons from this gotra
- Jajan Singh Kuntal (Tomar)
- Chandro Tomar - Sooter
- Prakasho Tomar - Shooter
- Seema Tomar - Silver Medallist Trap Shooter World Cup 2010, from village Johadi, Baghpat, UP
- Baba Shahmal Jat - Freedom fighter
- Chaudhary Kanwar Pal Singh Tomar- (President Jat mahasabha Dausa and Ex.Jaipur rural Bassi, former vice President Rajasthan Agricultural Union)
- Chandro Tomar -Setting the world record for the Oldest professional sharpshooter
- Satveer Chaudhary - In 2000, Satveer Chaudhary (Tomar) became the first Asian-Indian senator in American history.
- Kirshan Kumar Tomar - President of AJA was the frist Jat In USA who has JAT Plate made in 1980.
- Dr Hari Singh Nalwa-Dr. Hari Singh Nalwa is the President/CEO of American Scientific Publishers .
- S K Tomar - National Unity Award - 2007
- Baba Rk dev Tomar-
- Dr.Mahak Dev singh
- Prithvi Singh Bedharak (Tanwar) - Nationalist poet, Freedom fighter
- Havildar Vir Singh Tomar - Winner of Vir Chakra.
- Yuvika Chaudhary
- Ajay Singh Tomar - Ex Mla Uttar Pradesh
- Arindam Tomar - IFS Rajasthan, 1989
- Om Pal Tomar - Former MLC
- Umesh Chand Tomar- RAS ,Rajasthan
- Smt. Sunaina Tomar - IAS, Haryana ( Gujarat Cadre-1989 )
- Sukhvir Singh Tomar - Engineer.
- B. P. Tomer - RAS ,Rajasthan
- Fool Singh Tomar - RJS ,Rajasthan
- Satyendra P. Singh , IPS - DGP ,Maharastra (First non-marathi to hold the post)
- Ravindra Pal Tomar - I.G IN CRPF
- Ram Prasad Bismil - The famous freedom fighter, revolutionary, poet. He was born in Shahjehanpur, where his forefathers had migrated from 'Tomardhar' area of Gwalior state (now under Murena district of UP).
- Subhash Tomar - awarded arjun award in 1987 AND RET.SP FROM BSF.
- Shokindra Tomar-WRESTLER OF INDIA BELONGS Malakpur .he awarded arjun award in 2003
- Rajeev Tomar - PRESENTLY NO.1 WRESTLER OF INDIA IN HEAVY WEIGHT .VILLAGE HARIT PARDESH (Malakpur)
- Iqbal Singh Tomar-mayar of bareilly is also a tomar jat.
- Akash Tomar -RAS, Alwar, Rajasthan
- Rajveer Singh Tomer - Gernal Manager in co-operative sugar industry U.P.-where ever he is posted..laid mile-stones.
- Bijendra Pal Tomar - RAS (1996) Rajasthan, Home district - Bagpat
- Late Mahavir Singh Tomar (1932-1979) - Indian Forest Service in Madhya Pradesh cadre. His wife smt Satya Tomar awards a shield to a brilliant Jat student who obtains maximum marks in 12th exame.
- Dr. Dharam Pal (Tomar ) Ex. Vice Chancellor, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar R/o Patti Chowdhran Baraut UP is Great Grans son Mahashay Chowdhary Umrao Singh, Founder, Janta Veidic College Baraut UP.
- Dr. R.S. Tanwar - Technical Officer (Agriculture Chemistry) IARI, Agriculture,D-3, IARI Campus, New DelhiPh: 011-25841390, 011-25849160, 9968279160 (PP-72)
- Mr. Sher Singh Tanwar - Govt. Service Asst. Engg. DDA Urban Development, A-568, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi-110076 Ph: 9560596078, 9891266810 (PP-727)
- Mr. Yogesh Tanwar - Economist NCEAR, S-164, 1st Floor, Greater Kailash, Pt-I, New DelhiPh: 011-23379861, 011-29232260, 9899097345 (PP-849)
- Dharmendra Singh Tomar -Machnical Engineer Bandikui .
- Rajeev Kumar Tomar - Civil Engineer
- Dr.Omsingh tomar - ex md ndri karnal
- Magan singh tomar - ex director dda
- Satbir singh tomar - cabinat sachiv up govt
- Deeraj singh tomar - PPS up police
- Anurag tomar - chief editor zee news soop
- Omprakash tomar - BRIGADIER indian army soop
- Mangeram tomar - CORNEL IN INDIAN ARMY
- Ajeet Tomar - Owner of A Salt Company Address-Ibrahimpur
- Ajay Tomar - IPS, IG (BSF), New Delhi (on deputation)
- Dr karanpal singh den in American University
- Shahid Ajendra Singh Tomar - From Bijwara, Baraut tahsil in Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh became martyr in 1999 on Rajasthan Border. 
- Akash Tomar: IPS 2013, Ot at HIPA Gurgaon, (UP Cadre), M: 9044000111
- Akash Tomar: RAS 1997, Dy. Commissioner, Food, Civil supplies & consumer forum & ex-officio Dy. secy. to Govt., Jaipur-I, From Alwar, M: 9414055255
- Nishant Tomar: From Sri Ganganagar, IAAS-2016, M: 85889 83780
- Sudarshan Singh Tomar: RAS Batch-2011, SDM- Mundawar (Alwar), From- Bharatpur, M: 9828410620
- Vivek Tomar: Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Posted at Ellenabad, Sirsa, Haryana, Native place - Rohtak, Haryana, M: 9671810110
- Ajay Singh Tomar: IAS (CSE-2011), Rank 88, Cadre Assam Meghalaya, From:Delhi
- Nitin Tomar- Winner Kabaddi World Cup-2016
- Master Sohan Singh Tanwar (मास्टर सोहनसिंह तंवर), from ----, Mathura, was a social worker in Nagaur and Jodhpur Rajasthan.
- Shri(late) Kunwar Devendra Pal Singh (Pisawa) M.L.C.
- Smt.Usharani Tomar M.P.(Loksabha Sansad) Aligarh U.P.
- Ranvir Singh (Tomar) - Retired additional Chief Engineer (M.P.State Electricity Board)MPSEB. Gwalior. Native Place, Nagala BhupSingh, P.O.Pisawa, district Aligarh. Mobile: 9425137463, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Raghuraj Singh (Tomar) - Retired Superintending Engineer MPSEB Gwalior. Native Place.village Nagala BhupSingh, P.O.Pisawa, District Aligarh U.P., Mobile 9406902340
- Dr. Satyapal Singh (Tomar) is currently the Member of Parliament, BJP and Ex. minister of state education Deptt.
- Tanu Tomar - Topper UP Board 12th class in 2019
- Tomar Gotra Ka Itihas
- पांडववंशी तोमर(कौन्तेय,कुन्तल ,तूर) जाट राजवंश का सम्पूर्ण इतिहास लेखक ------मानवेन्द्र सिंह तोमर
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