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Pannu is a Jat clan from Northern India, most commonly the Punjab region. They also reside in the Indian states of Delhi, Haryana (mainly Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Hoshiarpur), and some districts of Uttarakhand and Rajasthan.
Many Pannu were in Guru Hargobind Sahib's Army. Pannus and Riars were his only supporters during the battle of Sri Hargobindpur. Citation Needed. The Pannus of Naushehra Pannuan (Tarn Taran) belong to Baba Baghel Singh's 'Karor Singhia Misl'.
A list of people who bear the surname but may or may not be associated with the clan:
- Lieutenant Cololonel Kulwant Singh Pannu (Indian army) (village jaura)
- Jathedar Teja Singh Akerpuri (Pannu), Jathedar of Akal Takht, Amritsar, President of SGPC, President Akali Dal, Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur.
- S. Balbir Singh Pannu, Vice President of SGPC
- Lt.Col Atma singh pannu (village Akerpura), MBE mention in dispaches WW11.
- Mukhtar Singh Pannu, former President of Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple and Sikh community leader in Hong Kong, .
- Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, legal advisor of Sikhs for Justice and Punjab independence activist.
- Gurpreet Singh, Commonwealth Games 2010 shooting champion.
- Karanbir Singh Pannu, Producer/Film Maker.
- Lieutenant Cololonel Kulwant Singh Pannu (Indian army) led the 2nd Paras in the Tangail Airdrop to capture the Poongli Bridge over the River Jamuna on 11 December 1971, during the Bangladesh Liberation War. The battalion was airdropped near Tangail (now in Bangladesh) and tasked to cut off the 93 Brigade of Pakistani Army, which was retreating from the north to defend Dacca and its approaches. Awarded the Maha Vir Chakra.
- Sartaj Singh Pannu, Actor/Director/Film Maker
- Honorary Lieutenant Man Singh Pannu (Village Thurana), 9th Jat regiment.
- Taapsee Pannu, actress
- Sohan Singh Seetal (Punjabi writer)
- Jatinder Pannu, Head Editor Of Punjabi Newspaper Nawan Zamana.
- Lt Ragha Jubir Singh Pannu, shamsheer-e-hind INA of village Piddi (Tarn Taran), freedom fighter.