Chaandana is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community


Chaandana is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community

Chaandana (चंदना या चन्दने या चंद) is a subcaste of Kamboj clan and community found in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal and other parts of India. Some of people belongs to this Chaandana subcaste also found in Punjab state of Pakistan. Chaandana falls under 52 gotra (broad division) of Kamboj caste. Chaandana sub-caste alongside other Kamboj / Kamboh people belong to the group of Indo-Aryan peoples.

Etymology: The various variations / derivations for Chaandana are used: Chaandana or Chandna or Chandan or Chadana or Chaand

References: Kamboj Itihaas, 1972, H. S. Thind, p 42, Vishal Kamboj (Monthly Kamboj Magazine), Sher Singh Kamboj Nirmal , p 15, A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province, 1914, H. A. Rose, Vol III, p 524. H Rose, Vol II, p 145, in ASR

चंदना या चन्दने या चंद आधुनिक काम्बोज जाति का गोत्र / उपजाति है। यह गोत्र काम्बोज जाति के 52 गोत्र (व्यापक विभाजन) के अंतर्गत आता है।

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