Vavan

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Vavan (वावन) Bavan (बावन)[1] is gotra of Jats.

Origin

This gotra started from their ancestor king Vavana (वावन) of Nagavanshi. [2]

History

Behustun Inscription Line (45) reads :That Vahyazdâta, who called himself Smerdis, sent men to Arachosia (Harauvati) against a Persian named Vivâna, my servant, the satrap of Arachosia. He appointed a certain man to be their leader, and thus he spoke to him, saying: 'Go smite Vivâna and the host which acknowledges king Darius!' Then that army that Vahyazdâta had sent marched against Vivâna to give him battle. At a fortress called Kapiša-kaniš [= Kandahar ] they fought the battle. Ahuramazda brought me help; by the grace of Ahuramazda my army utterly overthrew that rebel host. On the thirteenth day of the month Anâmaka (29 December 522) was the battle fought by them.


Behustun Inscription Line (46) reads : King Darius says: The rebels assembled a second time and went out against Vivâna to give him battle. At a place called Gandutava they fought a battle. Ahuramazda brought me help; by the grace of Ahuramazda my army utterly overthrew that rebel host. On the seventh day of the month Viyaxana (21 February 521) the battle was fought by them.

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