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Agrawal - Meaning, People, Religion, Samaj, Gotra, Caste, Kuldevi & History

Guru / Ideal Maharaja Agrasen
Meaning 'Children of Agrasen' or 'People of Agroha'
Religions Hinduism, Jainism
Languages Hindi, Rajasthani, Punjabi, Hariyanvi Sanskrit
Country India
Populated States Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab (Pakistan), Sindh (Pakistan)
Region North India
Population 13 Million
Surnames Agrawal, Goel, Goyal, Singhal, Mittal, Bansal, Goenka, Jindal, Jhunjhunwala, Harishchandra, Bindal
Alternative Names Agarwal, Agerwal, Agrawala, Agarwala, Agarwalla, Aggarwal, Agarawal, Agarawala
Festivals Agrasen Jayanti, Hindu and Jain Festivals

Who are Agrawal

Agrawal is a community found throughout northern, central and western india.the agarwal community were also found in what are now the pakistani provinces of punjab and sindh. the name agrawal is derived from the agragan state said to be founded by maharaja agrasen some 5000 years ago. most agrawals follow Hinduism, although some are jains.
Members of the agrawal community are known for their business skills and have for many years been influential and prosperous in india.
the agrawals claim descent from kshatriya king maharaja agrasen of the mythological solar dynasty. they are at the forefront of the larger bania community, which includes other mercantile communities like Maheshwari and Oswal.

Agrawal Clan (Gotra)

Popular Agrawal Clans (Gotra)
GoyalGargKucchal
KansalBindalDharan
SinghalJindalMittal
TingaTayalBansal
BhandalNagalMangal
AiranMadhukulGoyan
KotrivalaPasariMudgal

Is Agrawal a Rajput?

Rajput and Agarawal both are distict caste. but founder of Agarawal Maharaja Agrasen was Rajput (Kshatriya King of the Solar Dynasty) who adopted Vanika dharma (Vaishyas varnas of Hinduism) for the benefit of his people.

Is Agrawal a Vaishya?

Agarawal are Vaishya because they are followes of Maharaja Agrasen who changes his varnas Kshatriya to Vaishyas.

Famous People of the Rajpurohit Community

NameProfession / Popular
Sir Ganga Ram AgrawalThe Father of Modern-Day Lahore
Bhagwan DasBharat Ratna Awardee
Bharatendu HarishchandraFather of Modern Hindi Literature and Hindi Theatre
Anand JainChairman of Jai Corp Limited
Anil AgarwalChairman Vedanta Resources Plc
Arvind KejriwalChief Minister of Delhi
Ashok SinghalPresident of the Hindu organisation VHP
Bhavish AggarwalCo-founder of Ola Cabs
Binny BansalCo-founder of Flipkart
Deepinder GoyalCo-founder of Zomato
Dinesh AgarwalFounder of IndiaMART
Kajal AgarwalActress and Model
Lakshmi MittalCEO ArcelorMittal
Mukesh BansalFounder of Myntra
Peyush BansalFounder at Lenskart
Rahul BajajChairman of Indian conglomerate Bajaj Group
Rakesh JhunjhunwalaOwner of Rare Enterprises
Rohit BansalFounder of Snapdeal
Sachin BansalFounder of Flipkart
Mukesh BansalFounder of Myntra

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