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About the Kanwar surname

Kanwar Pal

The origin of Vaids can be traced back almost 2,600 years. At that time Kedar Sharma ruled in Kannauj. After him, Raja Kanwar Pal established a dynasty in Kannauj (Chandel-Rajput). He himself ruled for sixty-four years, until 520 BC, and his kingdom extended up to the river Jhelum in the Punjab to Madhya Pradeh

Gotpal, Sajanpal and Bodhpal

King Kanwar was succeeded by his son Gotpal Kanwar who built a city named Goti Pal on the banks of the Jhelum. His reign was marked by friendly relations with the rulers of Iran and there was mutual exchange of trade and army personnel between the two countries. He ruled for fifty years and was succeeded by his son Sajanpal Kanwar

Later the Gotpal kanwar and his 11 Sons become origin of Kanwar Surname