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Nirban (Hindi: निर्बान, निर्बान हीर, or Narban, Nirwan) is a big gotra of Yaduvanshi Ahirs[1] of Haryana, some of the villages of Nirban are in Mundawar, Mazarpur near Harsoli,[2] Pataudi, Guliara, Balag Noshehr, Selana and in the Samaypur, Badli and Haidurpur villages of Delhi.[3]

It is also a clan of Rajputs.[4] According to historian Sir Henry Miers Elliot, the Nirban gotra is also found in Nandvanshi Ahirs.[5][6] The Kalesa Pal are also called Nirban-Pahat and are from Agnivans of Chauhans.[7]


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.[8][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.[9][third-party source needed]

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  3. ^ Yadava, J. S. (1971). "History and development of a village settlement in North India". Ethnohistory (Duke University Press) 18 (3): 239–244. JSTOR 481533. 
  4. ^ "Proceedings of the session of the Indian Historical Records Commission" 47. Indian Historical Records Commission. 1981. p. 60. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  5. ^ Elliot, Sir Henry Miers (1869). Beames, John, ed. Memoirs on the history, folk-lore, and distribution of the races of the North-Western provinces of India. Trübner & Co. p. 4. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  6. ^ Sherring, M. A. (1872). Hindu tribes and castes, Volume 1. Thacker, Spink. p. 333. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  7. ^ Mayaram, Shail (1997). Resisting regimes: myth, memory, and the shaping of a Muslim identity. Oxford University Press. pp. 131, 256. ISBN 978-0-19-563955-1. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  8. ^ "Rajput Surname". Retrieved 2011-02-21. 
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