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Tandon is a surname from northern India, notably found in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. In Nepal Tandon is a Punjabi Khatri clan settled in India and Nepal. Tandon is a popular Khatri family name of both Hindus and Sikhs.

The Tandons are mostly settled in India, predominantly in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir and HP, and to a lesser extent in other states of India. Many of the wealthier Tandons are settled in the US and Europe.

Notable people with this name include:

Lavina Tandon, Indian actress Raveena Tandon (born 1974), Indian cinema actress, producer and model Lal Ji Tandon Tandon is mostly used by the members of the Khas Chhetri community.[1][2]


  1. ^ Shaha, Rishikesh (2008). Modern Nepal: 1769-1885. 
  2. ^ Shamshere, Pramode (2008). A Chronicle of Rana Rule. J. B. Rana.