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Nirban (Hindi: निर्बान, निर्बान हीर, or Narban, Nirwan) is a big gotra of Yaduvanshi Ahirs of Haryana, some of the villages of Nirban are in Mundawar, Mazarpur near Harsoli, Pataudi, Guliara, Balag Noshehr, Selana and in the Badli and Haidurpur villages of Delhi.
It is also a clan of Rajputs. According to historian Sir Henry Miers Elliot, the Nirban gotra is also found in Nandvanshi Ahirs. The Kalesa Pal are also called Nirban-Pahat and are from Agnivans of Chauhans.
Manik Rai, was lord of Ajmer and Sambhar, in the year S. 741, or AD 685. Prithiraj was the descendant of Manika Rae. Manika Rai, whom we may consider as the founder of the Chauhans of the north, recovered Ajmer. He had a numerous progeny, who established many petty dynasties throughout Western Rajwara, giving birth to various tribes, which are spread even to the Indus. The Khichi, the Hara, the Mohil, the Nirbana, Bhadauria, the Bhaurechahe Dhanetiya, and the Baghrecha, are all descended from him.[third-party source needed]
Rao Suja's younger son Rajah Raisal conquered Khandela from Nirbans and succeeded as the Raja Sahib of Khandela. He had 12 sons, five of which died in battle. His seventh son Raja Girdhar succeeded as the Rajah of Khandela and his descendants are known as Girdhar Ji Ka Shekhawats.[third-party source needed]
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