Pandey

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Pandey (Hindi: पाण्डेय), Pande (Nepali: पाण्डे वा पाँडे) is a surname found among the Hindu Brahmin communities of India and both Bahun and Chhetri communities of Nepal. Pande of Nepal belonged to Thar Ghar aristocracy group which assisted the rulers of Gorkha Kingdom.[1] Deshpande and other variations of this surname, ending in "-pande", are found in the Deccan region of India.

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  1. ^ Pradhan, Kumar L. (2012). Thapa Politics in Nepal: With Special Reference to Bhim Sen Thapa, 1806–1839. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company. p. 8. ISBN 9788180698132.