Harshana

Harsana or Harshana is a sub-clan of warrior caste Gurjars.[1]

Origin

The Harsana/Harshana subclan is said to have taken its name from a famous king named Harish Chandra ruling under Pratiharas, near Jaisalmer. Harish Chandra was also called as "Harshu" and Harsha. After his name this clan was called Harishwane or Harshane which later corrupted to Harsana.

Places named after the clan

Villages named after the Harsana clan include:

  1. Harsana Kala in Sonipat, Haryana
  2. Harsana in Muzzafarnagar , Western Uttar Pardesh
  3. Harsana Khurd in Tonk, Rajasthan
  4. Harsanu Garhi in Gurgaon, Haryana
  5. Harsana in Laxmangarh, Alwar
  6. Harsana village aanadpura chaksuJaipur (Rajasthan) total population in village only harsana Gurjar
  7. Harsana village Yusufa Murahat in Bijnor, (Western U.P.)

There was a Harsana Kheda near village Mandori/Mandkola Palwal, Faridabad distt of Haryana, but during Muslim rule, inhabitants had to migrate somewhere else. But name still exists.

Harsana Gotra of Gurjars found in India . In various states like Delhi , Haryana ,Western Uttar Pardesh , Rajasthan , Madhya Pardesh .

Villages

In Delhi South District, West District,

In Haryana

Gurgaon District

Bandhwari Garhi Harsaru, Baliyawas, Bilaka, Mangaar, Jolaka,

Faridabad District

Mandkola, Khodika Palwal,

Sonipat District

Harsana Kalan, Harsanapur, Giwana , Baghsu Kalan, Jasrana Harsu, Garhi Hakikat, Mandaura, Sanoli Kalan,

Bhiwani District

In Uttar Pardesh

Bagpat District

Noorpur Harsana, Noorpur Khalsa, Hasanpur Masoorie, Garhi khadar,

Bijnore District

Harsana Yusufa Murahat,

Muzzafarnagar District

Harsana,

Gaziabad District Simbawli Bangholi, Harshu Sarwani, Faridpur, Fuldhera kalan, Haroda,

Dhaulana Gaziabad District

Hoshiyar pur, Bhadsyana, Harsana Garh,

Greater Noida District

Silarpur,

Chhata Mathura District

Bhadwal , Garhsauli, Lakhrauli , Garhi Gujjar Banger, Garhi Gujjar Barwari,

Goverdhan Mathura District

Gantholi, Mandori kalan, Mahroli,

Jagner Agra District

Hansela Achnera , Mangrol Gujar , Garhasni Bichpari,

Jaitpur kalan Agra District Madhepur kalan, Birauri Samsabad, Birhasnu kalan Saiyan Tehsil,

In Rajasthan

Jaisalmair District

Kali Dangi,

Alwar District 
 Harsana  Gothra

Bharatpur District

Bachamadi , Goojarwari, Bailara kalan, Gujarpur,

Jaipur District

Aanandpura Chaksu,

Sawai Madhopur District

Bholupura, Ramgarh Gujar, Bichparo Gujaran, Kheda bag,

Tonk District

Harsana Khurd,

Kota District
Bundi District

Gothra hindoli (Talera), Mandewar (Talera),

In Madhya Pardesh

Gwalior District

Gardhota, Gundhara, Hargarh, Bandholi,


Guna District Mangawar, Pipodra kalan, Mahdra,

Morena District

ransu, Tikatoli, Morena gaun,

Shivpuri District Harshapura, Bamhri, Harshana khedi, Girgaon,

Bhind District Kathwa Gujar,

Notable Harsanas in modern times

  • Kamal Ram Harsana was an Indian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy (1944)
  • Virendra Singh Harsana is the president of Akhil bhartiya Gurjar vikas sanghtan, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Vikrant Harsana is a bright model in the industry.

See also

References

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