Kansujiya

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Kansujiya (कानसूजिया) Kansujia (कानसूजिया) [1] gotra Jats live in Rajasthan.

Origin

It is a prakrat form of Sanskrit name for tribe Kanakapida (कनकापीड).

History

In Mahabharata

Shalya Parva, Mahabharata/Book IX Chapter 44 mentions the ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo and various tribes who joined it. Kanakapida is one of them.

कषेमवापः सुजातश च सिद्धयात्रश च भारत
गॊव्रजः कनकापीडॊ महापारिषदेश्वरः (Mahabharata:IX.44.61)

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Hisar district

Ladwi,

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Jhunjhunu district

Bajawa, Kairu,

Villages in Churu district

Rajpura Churu, Mitasar,

Villages in Hanumangarh district

Nathwana, Sangaria,

Locations in Jaipur city

Murlipura Scheme,

Villages in Nagaur district

Manda Basni (7),

Notable persons

External links

Gallery of Kansujiya people

References

  1. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.297

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