Kundu

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The Kundu (कुंडू) gotra (clan) of Jats found inIndia.

History[edit]

In Northern West Bengal most of the Kundu people are associated with agriculture.Dilip Singh Ahlawat has mention it as one of the ruling Jat clans in Central Asia.[1] A city named Kundila is mentioned in Mahabharata, the inhabitants of this were known as Kundu. They are also mentioned as descendants of rishi Kondilya.[2]

The Mahabharata Tribe - Kundivisa (कुण्डी विष) - A tribe with professional soldiers who fought on both sides in Great War, they constituted a wing in Yudhisthira's army in Mahabharata (VI.46.49).

पिशाचा दरदाश चैव पुण्ड्राः कुण्डी विषैः सह
मडका कडकाश चैव तङ्गणाः परपङ्गणाः (VI.46.49)

The Mahabharata Tribe - Kundivisa (कुण्डी विष) may be identified with Jat Gotra - Kundu (कुंडू)

Mahabharata Shalya Parva mentions names of combatants armed with diverse weapons and clad in diverse kinds of robes and ornaments, All of them came to the ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo. Shalya Parva in Sanskrit mentions in shloka 53 Kundu along with Kapahis as under:

द्रॊण शरवाः कपिस्कन्धः काञ्चनाक्षॊ जलं धमः
अक्षसंतर्जनॊ राजन कुनदीकस तमॊ ऽभरकृत ।। 53 ।।

Panini mentions Kaunduparatha, as a part of Trigarta, Jullundur kingdom. The Kulun, Mentioned by Panini, are the Kahlon Jats, Kuluta, Kālān, Krishna of the Puranas, Resident of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. The Kuninda, however, are the Kundus. The Coins of Their King Amogha Bhuti, (King of Kunindas) have been found at Tappamev District Hoshiarpur, Punjab. According to Vayu Purana the Kundus were living on the banks of the Sita river in Central Asia. It is identified as the Tarim river.[3] J.C. Vidyalankar says it is the Yarkand river or Jarafshan, still called Sito, by the Chinese.[4] A city, Kundus on the Pamirs, is named after them (116- Through the Pamirs. p. 209) Sabha Parva Mentions a people called Kundaman, along with the Hans, Sibi and Paur.[5]

Distribution[edit]

They are found in Alwar, Jaipur districts of Rajasthan, in Meerut District of Uttar Pradesh and in Madhya Pradesh. Kundu's are also found in Haryana, West Bengal and Bangladesh.

Distribution in Rajasthan[edit]

Locations in Jaipur city Himmat Nagar, Tonk Road,

Locations in ALWAR A-145 Budh Vihar,

Distribution in Madhya Pradesh[edit]

Bhopal,

Distribution in Haryana[edit]

Kundu Jats are found in Jind, Hissar, Bhiwani, Kaithal, Panipat, Rohtak, Sonipat, Palwal, Allika, Rajola, Yadupur, Kerako , Kakrali Districts in Haryana. Only and only Khark Gagar village is famous in Jind (Haryana) Kundu's village. Khark Gagar village is also called Ramphal Kundu's Khark(ex.MLA)

Villages in Hisar district[edit]

In Hisar district they live in tehsil Barwala where Pabra, Kinala, Faridpur, Khairi, Kandool are the five villages having much stregnth of Kundu Jat gotra.

village in jhajjar district

we found a village of COWERED kundu'S IN JHAJJAR that is CHANDPUR ON REWARI ROAD. and MR. RAMNIWAS KUNDU is the leader OF THESE PEOPLE'S

Villages in Karnal district[edit]

Bhusli(also known as Bhagwanpur) Villages in Rohtak district Titoli.

Berla & Shivani are the Villages in Bhiwani Districts where Kundu Jats are found.

''''Villages in Jind District'''''''

Kalwa,Kalawati,khark gagar,Pilukhera,Bhurain & Pilukhera Mandi,Hoshiarpura are the villages in Jind District where Kundu Jats are found.

Villages in Palwal district[edit]

Allika (अल्लिका)(Also known as Gareka), Village in Palwal district and tehsil is also palwal.Allika is known as Jat village. In Allika village all peoples pray for Mansha Ram Baba. Allika, Village in Palwal District and Tehsil is known as Palwal, Jat Village. The Allika village located 11 KM from Palwal on Sohna - Palwal (NH71B)road. Allika is 2 KM from NH-71B high way. The population of Allika is more than 2,500 voters. Mansharam Baba Hospital is under construction on Allika - Yadupur road when you go to High School Allika in village. All are most welcome you in Allika by Jyoti Prakash Kundu and All Kundu's families. On Budhi Teez there will be a Kusti (wristling) & Mela programme in every year. On cricket season a cricket Tournament ia also programmed by Kundu Team. In our team Bobu, Jasvir Rambir & Joginder is main player those organized a tournament annually. Gov.Senior Secondary School Allika (Palwal) [952] Block: Palwal. Our village code is 08090030003000300081. A Gurgaon Grameen Bank is also in our village. Allika PIN code is - 121102.

Village in Rohtak District[edit]

Titoli, Village in Rohtak District and tehsil is known as Kundu, Jat Village. The Titoli village located 9 KM from Rohtak on Jind high way. Titoli is 1.5 KM from Jind high way. The population of Titoki is more than 10,000 volters. Kundu Bhawan in Titoli is under construction on main bus stand when you entering in village. All are most welcome you in Titoli by Subedar Rohtas Singh and their family. On Seeli Satam there will be a Kusti (wristling) programme in every year. Also Kusti celeberation in the last 15 days of fagun month daily at evening in Govt High School Titoli.

VILLAGES in sonipat district[edit]

butana,chandpur are there.... BUTANA is one of the biggest village in district.....

Distribution in Uttar Pradesh[edit]

village of hewa are found in (west up) meerut

village bharsi(west up)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dilip Singh Ahlawat: Jat viron ka Itihasa
  2. ^ Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihasa (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998, p. 229
  3. ^ S.M.Ali,op cit. p.105
  4. ^ Bharat Bhumi, p. 123
  5. ^ Sabha Parva, 52/ 13-8