Randhawa

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Randhawa
JātiJat
ReligionsKhanda.svg Sikhism, Om.svg Hinduism [1] [2] [3], Star and Crescent.svg Islam
LanguagesPunjabi
CountryIndia, Pakistan
RegionPunjab
EthnicityPunjabi

Randhawa is a Jat clan in the Punjab Region of India and Pakistan.[4][5][6] The Randhawa name has special significance in the history of the Sikh faith, the first appointed Granthi (Principal religious official and custodian of the holy book- Guru Granth Sahib) was a Randhawa (Baba Buddha Ji Randhawa)[7]

Notable people who bear the name and may or may not be associated with the clan are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://hindustantimes.com/india-news/jammu-and-kashmir-bjp-sacks-party-secretary-vikram-randhawa-over-provocative-remarks-101635873829909-amp.html. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ https://dailytimes.com.pk/130483/hindu-leader-asks-people-experience-cultural-diversity/amp/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/20008/IN. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Neelam Grover, Kashi N. Singh (2004). Cultural Geography, Form and Process: Essays in Honour of Prof. A.B. Mukerji. pp. 138, 141, 142. ISBN 9788180690747. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  5. ^ Singh, Khushwant (2009). Why I Supported the Emergency: Essays and Profiles. Penguin UK. 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 sikh agriculturist tribes) ...
  6. ^ Biographical Encyclopedia of Pakistan: Millennium 2000. Research Institute of Historiography, Biography and Philosophy (Lahore). 2001. p. 454. OCLC 50495187.
  7. ^ Aulakh, Dr. Ajit Singh (2006). Illustrated Life Stories Of Baba Buddha Sahib Ji. B. Chattar Singh Jiwan Singh. pp. 3, 22. ISBN 81-7601-775-2.