Dhanju is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community


Dhanju is prominent subcaste of Kamboj community

Dhanju (धन्जू) 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 Dhanju subcaste also found in Punjab state of Pakistan. Dhanju falls under 52 gotra (broad division) of Kamboj caste. Dhanju sub-caste alongside other Kamboj / Kamboh people belong to the group of Indo-Aryan peoples.

Etymology: The various variations / derivations for Dhanju are used: Dhanju or Dhinju or Thinju

Nanak Chand Kamboj, National President and founder of All India Kamboj Maha Sabha was from Dhanju subcaste.

References: Kamboj Itihaas, 1972, H. S. Thind, p 42, Vishal Kamboj (Monthly Kamboj Magazine), Sher Singh Kamboj Nirmal , p 15

धन्जू आधुनिक काम्बोज जाति का गोत्र / उपजाति है। यह गोत्र काम्बोज जाति के 52 गोत्र (व्यापक विभाजन) के अंतर्गत आता है।

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj started and conceptualized the powerful interactive platform - KambojSociety.com in September 2002, which today is the biggest and most popular online community portal for Kambojas in the world. He was inspired by the social and community work carried out by his father Shri Nanak Chand Kamboj. He has done research on the history, social aspects, political growth and economical situation of the Kamboj community. Deepak Kamboj is an author of various articles about the history of Kamboj community and people.