- 1 Origin
- 2 History
- 3 Distribution in Punjab
- 3.1 Village in Bhatinda District
- 3.2 Village in Mansa District
- 3.3 Village in Sangrur district
- 3.4 Village in Faridkot District
- 3.5 Villages in Moga district
- 3.6 Villages in Firozpur district
- 3.7 Village in Barnala district
- 3.8 Villages in Patiala district
- 3.9 Villages in Amritsar district
- 3.10 Villages in Ludhiana district
- 3.11 Villages in Jalandhar district
- 4 Distribution in Uttar Pradesh
- 5 Distribution in Madhya Pradesh
- 6 Distribution in Rajasthan
- 7 Distribution in Haryana
- 8 Distribution in Pakistan
- 9 Notable persons from this gotra
- 10 Gallery of Siddhu people
- 11 References
The ancestor of this gotra was Siddhu Barar. The gotra was named after him and came to be known as Siddhu. The people inhabitant of Sidhmukh mountain were called Sidhu (सीधू). This is the largest clan and the Royal family of the former Patiala state belonged to this very clan.
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Khiva Rao sired Sidhu Rao in around 1250 AD. Sidhu Rao’s descendants merged back with the Jat community. Sidhu is the founder of the Sidhu Clan.
Sidhu was also married into a Gill Jat family. He sired six sons from this marriage:
'Dhar’s descendants are know as Pirkotias.
Suro’s progeny are know as Meharmia.
Bhura’s descendants are known as Harikas and Brars.
Hari Rao was born in the family of Sita Rao, the elder son of Bhura. He was the founder of the Harkike Sidhu branch. Kaonke, Attari, Harike and Fattanke belong to this lineage. They are not of Brar lineage.
Jarth, the second son of Sita Rao, sired Brar who founded the Brar Clan.
Sidhus have seven sub-clans:
Among his descendants Phul was a fortunate one, as his five sons founded five kingdoms. All of them together are called Phulkiyan states including Nabha, Patiala, Jind, Malot and Kapurthala. The Bhatti Rajputs are just a branch of the Madrak Jat gotra.
Kings of Patiala
- Raja Ala Singh (1695–1765)
- Maharaja Amar Singh (b. 1747-d.1781)
- Maharaja Sahib Singh (b.1774-d.26 March 1813)
- Maharaja Karam Singh (r.30 June 1813- 23 Dec.1845)
- Maharaja Narendra Singh (r.18 January 1846-13 Nov.1858)
- Maharaja Mahendra Singh (b.16 Sept.1852, r.29 Jan.1863-1875 )
- Maharaja Rajinder Singh (25 May 1872-8 November 1900)
- Maharaja Bhupinder Singh (12 October, 1891 –23 March 1938)
- Maharaja Yadavindra Singh (January 17, 1913-June 17, 1974)
- Maharaja Amarinder Singh (born March 11, 1942) (Though the Privy purses, special privileges like gun salute and the titles of the Princely states' rulers were abolished in 1970 by the Government of India yet the erstwhile rulers continue to use the titles nominally as past practice)
Distribution in Punjab
Village in Bhatinda District
Near Maharaj village sidhus established 22 viilages" called the "bahias".
Aaklia, Abloo, Bhagsar, Bhai Rupa, Bhodipura, Daan Singh Wala, Dade, Doda, Ganga Bhatinda, Gurusar, Hakamwala, Hamirgarh, Jhutti Patti, Jodhpur Bagga Singh Alias Phalran, Kauni, Kili, Koir Singh Wala, Kotli, Kundal, Malkana, Matta, Mehma Sarja, Patti Kala Mehraj, Patti Karam Chand Mehraj, Patti Sandli Mehraj, Poohla, Rampur Phul, Rampura Dashmesh, Rampura Rural, Ramuwal, Saol Mehraj,
Village in Mansa District
Village in Sangrur district
Village in Faridkot District
Villages in Moga district
Villages in Firozpur district
Village in Barnala district
Villages in Patiala district
Villages in Amritsar district
Villages in Ludhiana district
In Ludhiana district the Sidhu population is 24,741. It is believed that this clan originally came from the Faridkot area of Punjab about 350 years ago and own a good many villages around the town of Jagraon.
Villages in Jalandhar district
Distribution in Uttar Pradesh
Villages in Muzaffarnagar District
Villages in Hapur district
Villages in Meerut district
Villages in Saharanpur district
Villages in Ghaziabad district
Villages in J.P. Nagar district
Distribution in Madhya Pradesh
Villages in Gwalior District
Distribution in Rajasthan
Villages in Baran District
Locations in Jaipur city
Villages in Bikaner District
Villages in Hanumangarh district
Distribution in Haryana
Villages in Kaithal district
Villages in Kurukshetra district
Villages in Sirsa District
Distribution in Pakistan
Sidhu - The Sidhu are the largest Muslim Jat clan in the Punjab. According to the 1911 Census of India, one-third of the Sidhu were Muslim and rest were Sikh. They were found throughout central Punjab, stretching from Sargodha and Gujrat in the west to Karnal in the east. Lahore was and remains a stronghold of the tribe. In addition to Lahore, they are found in Kasur, Okara, Vehari, Sahiwal, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sargodha, Gujrat, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin and Narowal district. They are also found in Sanghar District of Sindh. According to 1911 census the Siddhu were the principal Muslim Jat clan in districs:
- Sialkot District - Sidhu (404)
- Gujranwala District - Sidhu (196)
- Lahore District - Sidhu (1,022)
- Amritsar District - Sidhu (879)
- Gurdaspur District - Sidhu (1,155)
- Lyalpur District (Faisalabad District) - Sidhu (224)
Notable persons from this gotra
- Sidhu Moose Wala - Punjabi Singer, Rapper, Actor , Producer.
- Jaskaran Sidhu
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
- Shivinder Singh Sidhu (13.10.1929 – 25.10.2018) was an IAS officer, 1952 class of the Uttar Pradesh state cadre.
- Dr. Gurbachan Singh Sidhu: Padma Shri - 1976, UP, Science & Social Service. 
- H.S. Brar, Governor of Haryana was scion of this clan.
- Samarpal Singh - is born on19 decmber 1923 into siddhu jat family in the village Ahrola mafi of dhanaura tehsil and amroha district, now samar pal singh is living in kundeswari village of kashipur district (uttrakhand). He was Cooperative Advisor to Chief Minister of Punjab from 1961-62, also was Dy. Director (Farms) in Pantnagar Agricultural University, He was Vice-chairman Nainital District Cooperative Bank (1964-65). Shri Singh, in his quest for knowledge, has visited many countries in Europe and America to acquire valuable information about Agriculture and cooperation. He is a prolific writer and many of his articles on Agriculture and Cooperation have been published in Leading National magazines. mla from kanth vidhansabha U.P(1985-89) ,minister of co operative U.P (1988-89), state minister uttranchal (2005) ,several time iffco director (1997-1993) ,vice presiedent of iffco(1977-1984), studied at belgrade university subject- agriculture co operative(1957-1959),
- CAPT NAVPAL SINGH SIDHU - Rashtriya Rifles, OP PARAKRAM MARTYR 30-12-2002, Home state Rajasthan
- Mr Jagbir Singh Sidhu - Govt Service, Dy Excise & Tax Comm, 716-D, Model Town, Panipat, Haryana Ph: 0180-2650716 (PP-895)
- Mr. K. K. Sidhu - IPS, DIG Home Haryana Govt. H.No 9, Officers Colony, Civil Lines, Gurgaon, Haryana, Ph: Ph: 0124-2321607, Email: email@example.com (PP-970)
- Balwant Singh Atariwala, Sidhu - Jat, From Amritsar district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs.
- Asa Singh of Bhilowal, Sidhu - Jat, From Amritsar district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs.
- Shamsher Singh of Arnauli, Sidhu - Jat, From Karnal district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs.
- Sardar Sant Singh, Sidhu - Jat, From Lahore district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs of Pakistan.
- Sanjiv Sidhu - Founder i2 Technologies
- Anjali Siddhu - Anjali Siddhu is co-founder & chief organising officer at Racolb Legal- She has profound interest in intellectual property law.
- Lt Col Sidhu Battle of Burki 
- Col. T. S. Sidhu - Gurpratap Singh Sidhu has provided this information. His ancestral village is Mehraj. My father, Lt. Col. T. S. Sidhu is an Ex-Armd Corps Veteran (45 Calvary Regiment) having lead the Indian Army offensive against Pakistan at the Battle of Garibpur 1971 resulting in the subsequent liberation of Bangladesh. My father being the youngest officer was leading his battery of tanks against the Pakistani 'Peepa's'. You would be pleased to know that a motion picture named 'Peepa' is under way production depicting the same Battle of Garibpur with Ishaan Khattar as the protagonist. They actors would be playing the part of Brig. Balram Mehta & his colleague, i.e. my beloved Father, Col. Sidhu. Though it's anyone's guess how true to the facts do the motion picture production team stays. My father was gravely injured in the offensive having an enemy AP (Armour Piercing) shell hitting his tank blasting through Dad's gunner's chest and landing between my father's legs. He had to climb out of the utterly damaged tank and crawl using just his elbows before he was luckily picked up by one of the front line army ambulances. Dad's legs still have multiple lead pellets embedded within them since the AP shell hit him. They too have become a part of the legend that he is. (Source:Gurpratap Singh Sidhu, S/O Lt. Col. Tejinder Singh Sidhu, 45 Cavalry Regiment - 42 Armd Regiment, PT-76 Tanks, Email:<firstname.lastname@example.org>)
Gallery of Siddhu people
- Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. स-43
- O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.62,s.n. 2443
- B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.243, s.n.222
- Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p.282
- Ram Swarup Joon: History of the Jats/Chapter V, p. 101
- Book VII (i) (p.295), Book IV (p.92),
- Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Jat Clan in India,p. 270
- wilson’s Edition p. 158
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.127
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.126
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.124
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.123
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.127
- Ministry Of Home Affairs (Public Section), Padma Awards Directory (1954-2013), Year-Wise List
- R S Joon:History of the Jats/Chapter XIII, p-246
- Ram Swarup Joon: History of the Jats, Rohtak, India (1938, 1967)
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