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'Sahni' or 'Sawhney' is a Hindu surname. They belong to the Khukhrain sub-caste of Punjabi Khatris. The comprise of 8 clans who originally belonged to the (Indus-Jhelum interfluve) and (Jhelum-Chenab interfluve) region which mainly comprised that comprised Khushab, Pindi Gheb, Talagang, Chakwal, Mitihali, Nara, Pind Dadan Khan, Peshawar and Nowsherain in Undivided India which is now a part of Pakistan. After the Partition of India in 1947 they spread out all over India and also overseas.

While overall the clan has been enterprising some noted personalities are :-

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Sahani belongs to Kshatriya
Sahani mostly found in North India.