Thenua

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Thenua (also known as Thenuva, Thenewal, Thinwal) is a gotra of jats found in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. They originated from the Tanwars. They are said to have decided to oppose the Mughal Badshah hence called Thenua.[1]

History[edit]

Thenuas were the rulers of Aligarh, Hathras, Khair, Vrindavan and Baldevgarh, Mohkampur, all in Uttar Pradesh.[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr.Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar (1998). आधुनिक जाट इतिहास [Ādhunik Jat Itihasa] (The modern history of Jats) (in Hindi). Agra: Jaypal Agencies. p. 249. 
  2. ^ Thakur Deshraj: Jat Itihas (Hindi), Maharaja Suraj Mal Smarak Shiksha Sansthan, Delhi, 1934.