Randhawa

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Randhawa is a Jat clan in the Punjab Region of India and Pakistan.[1][2]

The word "Randhawa" is derived from two terms, "Rann" which means war and "dhawa" which means to attack. Randhawa were known as a warrior who attacks in a war with a great courage. Hence Randhawa may be known as a warrior who attacks in a war with a great courage and valor. Randhawa is associated with being a royal blooded clan and also considered at the peak of the Jatt pyramid. the well known warriors of the Indian soil, which had ruled from 6th century to 20th century. After the founding of Sikhism during Mughal era, the royal clan of Hindu Randhawas converged into Sikhs. Notable people who bear the name and may or may not be associated with the clan include:

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  1. ^ Singh, Khushwant (2009). Why I Supported the Emergency: Essays and Profiles. Penguin UK. p. 193. ISBN 978-8-18475-241-0. Now that caste has raised its ugly head, many have reattached caste names like Randhawa, Brar, Gill, Sandhu, Sidhu (all Jat agriculturist tribes) ...
  2. ^ Biographical Encyclopedia of Pakistan: Millennium 2000. Research Institute of Historiography, Biography and Philosophy (Lahore). 2001. p. 454. OCLC 50495187.