Dosanjh

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Dosanjh is a surname as well as Jat clan with origins in Punjab, India. Dosanjh is typically associated with the Jat people of South Asia. Tradition avers that Saroha, had five sons, Sangha, Malhi, Dhindsa, Dhillon and Dosanjh.[1] Most Dosanjhs originate from a village Dosanjh Kalan near Phagwara.[2][3]

Notable Dosanjhs

Ujjal Dosanjh, Premier of British Columbia, Canada

Diljit Dosanjh, Bollywood Actor and singer[4]

References

  1. ^ A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/D, p.251
  2. ^ Service, Tribune News (16 November 2015). "Snatcher ends his life in lock-up, 3 cops suspended...a resident of Dosanjh Kalan village". http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/cities/jalandhar/snatcher-ends-his-life-in-lock-up-3-cops-suspended/158876.html. Retrieved 20 April 2016.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Jaswant Singh, a resident of Dosanjh Kalan village of Jalandhar district". http://www.hindustantimes.com/. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2016.  External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ India (27 November 2015). "Diljit has come a long way from Dosanjh Kalan village". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 April 2016.