Gautam Khanzada

Gautam Khanzada

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Gautam Khanzada are a sub-group wirthin the Khanzada community found in eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. They also refer to themselves as Gautam Thakurs. The Gautam Khanzada are Muslim converts from the Gautam community. At various times in history, different lineages of the Gautam Khanzada converted to Islam. The Gautam Khanzada of Fatehpur District are said to have converted during the rule of the Mughal Emperor Jehangir. This group of Gautams claim descent from Ratan Sen, who is said to be married to the daughter of Jaichand of Kannauj. Through him descended two brothers, Bijai Singh and Bahrawat Singh. Bijai Singh took the name Bijli Khan, and his descendents are now found mainly in Bhainsauli.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Pon Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136464683
  • 9786136464688