Manju

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Manju

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Manju (मांजू) Maju (माजु)[1] is gotra of Jats found in Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. It is a branch of Johiya.

Origin

History

Villages founded by Manju clan

One of six Mede (Manda) tribes in Herodotus

Manju is one of six Mede Manda tribes described by Herodotus as Buddi. Herodotus, i. 101, lists the names of six Mede (Manda) tribes: Thus Deioces collected the Medes (Manda) into a nation, and ruled over them alone. Now these are the tribes of which they consist: the Busae, the Paretaceni, the Struchates, the Arizanti ( Aryan Jats), the Budii (Budhwar), and the Magi (Manju). [4]

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Sikar district

Dantru (3), Palsana

Villages in Churu district

Galar, Ghanghu (), Mundi Tal, Sirsali Churu, Sujangarh (1),

Villages in Jhunjhunu district

Angasar (4), Manju Ki Dhani, Bhurasar, Bhurasar Ka Bas, Dhewa Ka Bas, Samaspur Jhunjhunu,

Villages in Jodhpur district

Bambore Darjiyan, Chadi,

Villages in Nagaur district

Budsoo, Derwa, Indas, Jakhli Manjuwas, Sarunda,

Villages in Hanumangarh district

Kainchiya, Ramgarh, Ramgarh Ujjalwas, Sangariya, Lakhuwali

Villages in Ganganagar district

Manjhuwas,

Villages in Bikaner district

Suratsinghpura,

Villages in Pali district

Lalki,

Distribution in Punjab

Khanpur,

Distribution in Madhya Pradesh

Villages in Mandsaur district

Betikheri, Kacharia Jat, Laduna (Sitamau), Pipalkhuta, Rajnagar (Sitamau),

Villages in Ratlam district

Villages in Ratlam district with population of this gotra are:

Bangrod 1 Dheekwa 1 Kanchan khedi 1 Kanser 1 Lapatia 5 Madhopura Ratlam 2 Mundari 1 Narayangarh sailana 1 Negarda 1 Panchewa 18 Ratlam 2 Sinod 10

Villages in Dewas district

Khal, Sanwer,

Villages in Harda district

Pura Nausar,

Distribution in Haryana

Villages in Hisar district

Kharkari,

Natable persons

  • Chaudhary Bhajanlal Manjhu (Bishnoi) (6 October 1930 – 3 June 2011) was a politician and three-time chief minister from the northern Indian state of Haryana. He first became the Chief Minister in 1979, again in 1982 and once again in 1991. He also served as Union Agricultural Minister

Gallery

Reference

  1. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.56,s.n. 2031
  2. See: Khichar, Source-Prabodh Khichar (Mob: 9414079295, Email: prabodhkumar9594@gmail.com)
  3. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya etc,: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, p. 275
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medes Six Mede tribes in Herodotus on Wikipedia]
  5. Thakur Deshraj:Jat Jan Sewak, 1949, p.198

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