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Langar

(Laangar, Langal, Langa)

Location : Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Country : India, Afghanistan

Languages : Rajasthani, Dhundhari

Religion : Hinduism

Langar (लांगर) Laangar (लांगर) Langal (लांगल) [1]Langa (लाङ्गा)/(लांगा)[2][3] gotra Jats live in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Langar clan is found in Afghanistan also.[4]

Origin

Langar/Lanjo/Lango/Lanja stands for Langaha (Solanki).[5] They have been mentioned in Bhagvata Purana as descendants of Suryavanshi King Langala (लांगल) in the Ancestry of Kusha, son of Rama..


Villages founded by Langar clan


Distribution in Madhya Pradesh

Villages in Mandsaur district

Ralayta (Multanpura), Ranayra (Sitamau),

Villages in Ratlam district

Villages in Ratlam district with population of this gotra are:

Banjali 4, Bardiya goyal 1, Bilpank 1, Kalmoda 1, Kanser 1,

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Alwar district

Baroda Meo, Langarwas, Narnol Kalan,

Villages in Tonk district

Bambor (3), Dodwadi (9), Golhad (2), Jaula (1), Kheda Langar (2), Khureda Pasrotya (9), Niwai Rural, Ramniwaspura (5),

Villages in Jaipur district

Bhojpura Madhorajpura(1), Chakwada Chauru(1),

Villages in Nagaur district

Manjhee (4), Rawaliyawas, Luniyas,

Villages in Barmer district

Langon Ki Dhani (t.Sheo),

Villages in Chittorgarh district

Kunwaliya (9),

Notable persons from this gotra

External links

See also

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ल-38
  2. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ल-68
  3. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.59,s.n. 2225
  4. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan, H. W. Bellew, p.79,82,112
  5. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.80,120,131,133,184

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