List of Gurjars
Gurjar are an ethnic group in India, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Alternative spellings include Gurjara, Gujar, Gurjjar and Gujjar. Notable people from the community include:
- Kirori Singh Bainsla, a retired officer of the Indian Army and leader of a Gurjar reservation movement in Rajasthan
- Kamal Ram, He was the second youngest Indian to receive Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration in the British Empire.
Indian independence movement
- Dhan Singh Gurjar, Dhan Singh Gurjar was the Indian kotwal of Meerut, who participated in the 1857 uprising and led initial actions against the British East India Company in Meerut.
- Arjun Singh Gurjar, freedom fighter
- Ram Chandra Vikal, freedom fighter, Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
- Rao Kadam Singh, led Gurjar fight against the British during the Indian Rebellion of 1857
- Vijay Singh Pathik, an Indian freedom fighter
- Rajesh Pilot, Indian politician and Government minister for the Indian National Congress party and represented the Dausa in Lok Sabha.His Original Name is Rajeshwar Prasad Bidhuri
- Sachin Pilot, Sachin Rajesh Pilot is a politician and the President of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.
- Krishan Pal Gurjar, Minister of State in Govt of India, he was appointed state president of the BJP in Haryana. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, he contested from Faridabad constituency and won with the highest-ever margin of over 4.6 lakh votes.
- Govind Singh Gurjar, Govind Singh Gurjar (9 March 1932 – 6 April 2009), Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry & six-time MLA from Nasirabad (Ajmer)
- Ramesh Bidhuri, Ramesh Bidhuri is a Member of Parliament and a member of Bharatiya Janata Party.
- Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, Ramvir Singh Bidhuri is an Indian politician. he is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party
- Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, former President of Pakistan
- Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed,Former President of India
- Rukhsana Kausar, woman who received the National Bravery Award (the Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak) for killing a Lashkar-e-Taiba militant at her home.
- Manveer Gurjar, Manveer was declared as the winner of the 10th season of Bigg Boss.
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