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Map of Sakastan showing Sigal around 100 BCE

Singala (सींगला)[1] [2] Singad (सींगड़)[3] Sigar (सीगड़)' Singroha (सिंगरोहा)Sangroha (संगरोहा) Sigroha (सिगरोहा) Sigroa (सिगरॊआ) Singhrowa (सिंघड़ोवा)Sigar (सीगड़ सुगड)[4] Sangroha (संगरोहा)[5] (Singroha, Sangroya‎, Singroya, Sigga, Sirotha, Singroda) Jat gotra is found in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Sigga, Sirotha and Singroda Sigar 'are same as Singroha.


  • According to Dr Mahendra Singh Arya and others, this gotra originated from place named Sigal. This place is the royal residence of the Sakas, in Sistan (सीस्तान) in Iran/Afghanistan. [12]

Jat Gotras Namesake

Jat Gotras Namesake

Mention by Pliny

Pliny[13] mentions 'The Indus.'....Below these deserts are the Dari and the Surve, and then deserts again for one hundred and eighty-seven miles, sands in general encircling these spots just as islands are surrounded by the sea. Below these deserts, again, are the Maltecoræ, the Singæ, the Marohæ, the Rarungæ, and the Morontes. These last peoples, who possess the mountains throughout the whole range of country as far as the shores of the ocean, are free, and independent of all kings, and hold numerous cities upon the declivities of the mountains.

Jat clans mentioned by Megasthenes

Megasthenes also described India's caste system and a number of clans out of these some have been identified with Jat clans by the Jat historians. Megasthenes has mentioned a large number of Jat clans. It seems that the Greeks added 'i' to names which had an 'i' ending. Identified probable Jat clans have been provided with active link within brackets. (See Jat clans mentioned by Megasthenes)

Jat clans as described by Megasthenes
Location Jat clans Information
10. Below the deserts are The Dari (Dar, Dara, Darwal), the Surae (Sur, Sauran, Soora, Surve), the Maltecorae (Maltiya), Singhae (Sangha, Singa, Singad, Singala, Singhal, Singhar, Singwa), Marohae (Maru, Maurya, Marohi), Rarungae (Rangi,Rara), Moruni (Mor) These inhabit the hills which in an unbroken chain run parallel to the shores of the ocean. They are free and have no kings, and occupy the mountain heights, whereon they have built many cities


They are mentioned by Cunningham[14] in an inscription at the Buddhist Stupa of Sanchi of the Ashoka period as under:

No. 163.— Bhadikiyasa Sanghilasa dānam.

" Gift of Bhadikriya, of Sanghila ;" or perhaps,
"Gift of Sanghila, of Bhadikriya."

Bhim Singh Dahiya has mentioned it as one of the Rigvedic tribes in the name Sigru : (RV Vll/18/19): This tribe was fighting against Sudas on the Yamuna. This tribe is to be identified with the Sigru/Sigarwal/Sigar clan of the Jats still on the Yamunain Haryana. A Sigru is noted in Luder's list of Brahmi inscriptions. (see - Rigvedic tribes)

The presence of the Sakas in Sakastan in the 1st century BCE is mentioned by Isidore of Charax in his "Parthian stations". He explained that they were bordered at that time by Greek cities to the east (Alexandria of the Caucasus and Alexandria of the Arachosians), and the Parthian-controlled territory of Arachosia to the south:

"Beyond is Sacastana of the Scythian Sacae, which is also Paraetacena, 63 schoeni. There are the city of Barda and the city of Min and the city of Palacenti and the city of Sigal; in that place is the royal residence of the Sacae; and nearby is the city of Alexandria (and nearby is the city of Alexandropolis), and six villages." Parthian stations, 18.[15]

Villages founded by Sigar clsan

XIII Sanderav Inscription of Kalhanadeva S.V. 1221 (1165 AD)

The Inscription is dated on Friday, the second half the dark half of Magha V.S. 1221 of the reign of Shri Kelhanadeva. It states that Analadevi, the queen mother of Kelhanadeva granted land which could be plaughed in one day from the king's personal property (bhoga) to the god Mahavira, the primeval deity of Sanderaka-gachchha, to celebrate kalyanika. One drumma was also given by the Rashtrakutas Patu and Kelhan and their brother's sons Uttamasiha, Mudrama, Kanhana,Ahada, Asala, Anatiga and others with reference to the same kalyanika. Similarly haela of Yugandhara was also granted by rathakaras or cart-builders Dhanapala, Murapala, Jopala, Sigada, Amiyapala, Jisahada, Delhana and so forth all residing at Sanderaka in connection with kalyanika falling on 13th of the bright half of chaitra.

श्रीषंडेरकवास्‍तव्‍य रथकारधणपालमूरपालजोपालसिगडाअमियपालजिसहडदेल्‍हणादिभि [चै] त्र सुदि 13 कल्‍याणके

Distribution in Rajasthan

Locations in Jaipur city

Ambabari, Khatipura, Murlipura Scheme,

Villages in Bhilwara District


Villages in Jaipur District

Itawa Tejya Ka Bas,

Villages in Jhunjhunu District

Sigar found in: Barwasi, Dhirasar, Meethwas (7),

Villages in Sikar district

Khicharon Ka Bas,

Villages in Tonk district

Bagdi (1),

Villages in Chittorgarh district

Seegaron Ka Khera (t. Arnod),

Villages in Churu district


Villages in Pali district

Seengla (t. Raipur Pali),

Villages in Hanumangarh district

Goluwala Niwadan,

Villages in Jodhpur district


Distribution in Uttar Pradesh

Villages in Meerut district


Villages in Sambhal district

SalaKhana (सलखना),

Distribution in Madhya Pradesh

Villages in Sehore district

Richhadiya Kadeem, Nasrullaganj (Sehore),

Villages in Dhar district

Singad Jats found in villages: Dhamnod, Gulwa, Kothda, Patwar, Tawalai Khurd

Distribution In Haryana

Villages In Kurukshetra District

Barwa, Dhola Majra, Hathira, Rattan Dera, Sonti Shadipur Ladwa,

Villages in Jind district

Amrawali Khera, Bhairavkhera (Bhairokhera), Budha Khera, Dhigana, Hathwala, Jamni, Kakrod,

Villages in Rohtak District


Villages in Kaithal District

Geong, Sangatpura, Sinand , Gulyana , Chandana,

Villages in Panipat District

Dharamgarh, Narsinghpura Khotpura,

Villages in Karnal District

Chandana, Ballah, Dabkoli, Risalva

Villages in Ambala District

Manu Majra, Shergarh, Humayunpur, Ugala,

Villages in Sonipat District


Villages in Bhiwani District

Dhanana, Siwada, Golagarh,

Villages in Hisar district

Dalodi, Hindwan, Rawalwas Khurd,

Notable Persons

  • Two IAS officers of surname Singala were selected in 2008
  • Rajendra Singh (Sigad) - Lecturer, S K College Sikar, Mob:9414664283, From Meethwas (मीठवास) village in Jhunjhunun tehsil & district in Rajasthan.
  • Chaudhari Tara Chand Sigar - Adhyaksh Rajasthan Jat Samaj Sansthan, Jaipur
  • Col. Bhagirath Singh Sigar - 126, Officers Campus Extn, Sirsi Road, Jaipur, Ph:0141-2350120, Mob:09413285089
  • Sanjeet Kumar (Singroha) is an Indian boxer from Haryana. He is from Ritauli village in Rohtak tehsil/district of Haryana. He won Gold Medal in 2021 Asian Boxing Championships.
  • Akshay Singroha, Geong - International Handball Player
  • Captain Yashveer Singh- Ex pradhan currently active in Bhartiya kisan union.
  • Ch. Jitendra Singh- 1st Gram Pardhan from Singroha Gotr and very notable politician.
  • Ch. Ram subak Singh urf Guddu- one of the best advocate in Bulandshahr
  • CR Geong (Singroha), Geong - Famous Poet of Haryana
  • Dashrath Jat( Sigga Singroha )- Panchayat Samanvayak Adhikari, Dhar,Sigga Krishi Farm, Manasa Dhar, Madhya Pradesh Mob:9425968246.[2]
  • Dr. Jaiveer Singh Singroha - Deputy Registrar (Conduct) Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra Haryana. From village Siwada, Bhiwani Haryana
  • Dr. Nagendra Chaudhry Singroha- Additional Director Health Department - Uttrakhand Government. He was from Village Baddha wazidpur Bulandshahar UP
  • Late Ch. Bishan Singh- Freedom fighter
  • Late Ch. Maha Singh retd. B.E.O social worker. He belonged to the village Dharamgarh.
  • Late Ch. Maha Singh, Cheeka, Kaithal, Social worker who lead the creation of Gaushala, Shamsan Ghat, Govt School upgrade etc. in Cheeka. Originally, He was from village Dhigana,
  • Late Ch. Ramkala from Geong, Kaithal, Famous person of Haryana.
  • Late Ch. Ratan Singh- Freedom Fighter
  • Late CH. Ruli Ram Singroha EX-MLA, Sangrur
  • Late Surender Geong
  • Mewa Singh Singroha - He is Ex-Chairman Zila Parishad Kurukshetra, MLA Ladwa, Haryana He was from Village Rattandera
  • Pinki Singroha wrestler - Gold Medalist in Asian Game
  • Rakesh Singroha, Geong - Gold Medlist in National Style Kabaddi
  • Sailender Singh Singroha - Former deputy advocate general Haryana
  • Sanjeet Sigroha - Boxer
  • Satinder Singh Singroha - Ex-President of District Bar Association of Panipat, member of Bar Council of Punjab & Haryana High Court, 4 times president of district bar association Panipat.
  • Vikas Singroha (founder vsingroha film productions) - Awarded Best DOP Editor in 2019
  • Rajendra Singh (Sigad) - Lecturer, S K College Sikar, Mob:9414664283, From Meethwas (मीठवास) village in Jhunjhunun tehsil & district in Rajasthan.
  • Chaudhari Tara Chand Sigar - Adhyaksh Rajasthan Jat Samaj Sansthan, Jaipur
  • Col. Bhagirath Singh Sigar - 126, Officers Campus Extn, Sirsi Road, Jaipur, Ph:0141-2350120, Mob:09413285089
  • Kuldeep Singroha Rattandera and Surender Singroha Hathwala both of them had laid the foundation of Singroha Khap. It is because of these two that the Singroha Khap came into existence.
  • Kuldeep Singroha Mob-9812239100
  • Surender Singroha Mob - 8814002121

Gallery of people of this gotra


  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. स-14
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.62,s.n. 2456
  3. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. स-16
  4. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. स-17
  5. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.61,s.n. 2359
  6. Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 40:तरुणस तस्य पुत्रॊ ऽभूत तिग्मतेजा महातपाः । शृङ्गी नाम महाक्रॊधॊ दुष्प्रसादॊ महाव्रतः।।(I.36.21);तेजस्विनस तव पिता तथैव च तपस्विनः। शवं सकन्धेन वहति मा शृङ्गिन गर्वितॊ भव ।।(I.36.24)
  7. The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations/The Scythic origin of the Jats, p.183
  8. .The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations/An Historico-Somatometrical study bearing on the origin of the Jats, pp.151-152
  9. Shrimadacharya Shrinivasacharya, Jat Itihas, Calcutta, n.d. pp. 9-16. Niranjan Singh Chaudhary, Jat Gotravali, Jat Hitkari Prakashan, Gopinath Bazar,Varindavan, Mathura, n.d. pp. 1-10. Jat Gotras are given in alphabetic order in Hindi in both of the booklets.
  10. Ibid.
  11. आवदिन्द्रं यमुना तर्त्सवश्च परात्र भेदं सर्वतातामुषायत | अजासश्च शिग्रवो यक्षवश्च बलिं शीर्षाणि जभ्रुरश्व्यानि || (RV Vll/18/19)
  12. Mahendra Singh Arya et al: Adhunik Jat Itihas, p.282
  13. Natural History by Pliny Book VI/Chapter 23
  14. The Bhilsa topes: Inscriptions, P. 257
  15. Parthian stations

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