List of Gurjars
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Gurjar are an ethnic group in India, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Alternative spellings include Gurjara, Gujar, Gurjjar and Gujjar.
The following is a partial list of notable Gurjars.
- Kirori Singh Bainsla, is a retired officer of the Indian Army and was leader of Gurjar reservation movement
- Kuldip Singh Chandpuri MVC,VSM, is a retired officer in the Indian Army. He is known for his heroic leadership in the famous Battle of Longewala
Indian Independence Movement
- Vallabhbhai Patel, (1875–1950) barrister, statesman, one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India
- Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi popularly known as K. M. Munshi, was an Indian independence movement activist, politician, writer and educationist
- Vijay Singh Pathik, an Indian freedom fighter
- Rao Kadam Singh, led Gurjar fight against the British during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
- Rajesh Pilot, Indian politician and Government minister for the Indian National Congress party and represented the Dausa in Lok Sabha. His original name was Rajesh Bidhuri.
- Sachin Pilot , an Indian polititician from Rajasthan
- Chaudhry Muhammad Jaffar Iqbal, a Pakistani politician
- Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar, Pakistani politician and Chairperson in a Privilege Community
- Avtar Singh Bhadana, former Member of Indian Parliament
- Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, former President of India.
- Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, former President of Pakistan.
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Indian cricketer
- Shoaib Akhtar , Pakistan cricketer and fast bowler
- The Great Gama, a British Indian Wrestlar
- Rukhsana Kausar, woman who received the National Bravery Award (the Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak) for killing a Lashkar-e-Taiba militant at her home.
- Choudhry Rahmat Ali, creater of word Pakistan