Tiwana or Tawana is a widespread Punjabi tribe that claims both Jatand Rajput affiliation.
Some Tiwana claim to be descended from Jagadev Parmar through his direct descendant Rai Shankar's son Teo. The lore further states that Teos descendants founded the village of Mataur in what is now Jind district and from there they spread through the rest of Punjab.
Notable people with this surname include:
Sir Malik Khizar Hayat TiwanaKCSI, OBE was an Indian statesman, landowner, army officer, politician belonging to the Punjab Unionist Party. He served as the prime minister of the Punjab Province of British India between 1942 and 1947. He opposed the Partition of India and the ideology of Muslim League. He was eventually ousted from office by the Muslim League through a civil disobedience campaign, plunging Punjab into communal violence that led to the parition of the province between India and Pakistan.
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Cheema is a Punjabi Jat clan of India and Pakistan.
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Hadali is a town located in Khushab District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. The town is administratively subdivided into two Union Councils, including Hadali-Ii.
Khan Sahib, Qazi Zafar Hussain came from a qadi's family which had, since the 16th century, been prominent among the landed aristocracy of the Soon Valley. He belonged to Awans tribe of ancient repute. He was awarded the title of Khan Sahib by the British Crown. This was a formal title, a compound of khan (leader) and sahib (Lord), which was conferred in Mughal Empire and British India. Although his father, Qazi Mian Muhammad Amjad forbade his descendants to establish Dargah, he was considered Sajjada Nashin by the people of his area. "Sajjada nashins" David Gilmartin asserts, "claimed to be the descendants of the Sufi, 'saints', intermediaries between the Faithful and their God, and this cut against the grain of Islamic orthodoxy ... in kind, of their special religious status, these sajjada nashins had become men of local standing in their own right." However he never claimed to be a Sajjada Nashin. In the Punjab, the sajjada nashin or pir families were not so rich in terms of land as the great land lords of Punjab but these sajjada nashin or pir families exerted great political and religious influence over the people. The British could not administer the area without their help and no political party could win the election without their help.
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Qazi Mazhar Qayyum 'Raees-Azam Naushera', is a Pakistani politician. He came from a qadi's family that had been prominent among the landed aristocracy of the Soon Valley since the 16th century.
Umerpura Chak No.50 R/B ਟਿਵਾਨਾ, ٹوانہ Tiwana is a village in Shahkot tehsil, Nankana Sahib District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is 1.5 kilometres (0.9 mi) from Shahkot on the road to Sangla Hill. It has a primary school and a girls' middle school.
Behak Mekan is a small town located in the Sargodha District ضلع سرگودھا of the Punjab province, Pakistan, that was formed when the area was part of the British Empire. The town is placed 16.5 kilometres (10.3 mi) away from the city of Sargodha and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) away from Dhreema. Due to the town's ecological site, the British Royal Air Force (RAF) built an airstrip near "godhay wala" that become of great significance to the Pakistan Air Force after the Pakistan Movement independence of Pakistan.
Khakh is surname belonging to the Jat clan. Most of those with the name are followers of Sikhism and Islam, but a large number of Sikhs also exist among those identifying with the name. Just like many other Jatt castes, the Khakh originate in the historical Punjab region of South Asia. Today, the surname is widely popular across Indian Punjab, New Delhi and Pakistani Punjab.
Malik Khuda Buksh Tiwana is a political leader from Hassanpur Tiwana, Khushab District of Punjab, Pakistan.
Malik Sahib Khan TiwanaCSI was a Punjabi Muslim Rajput landowner during the British India.
The Tiwana family of Shahpur is a Punjabi Muslim feudal family part of the larger Tiwana tribe. They are one of the largest landowning families in the Punjab and have played an influential role in Punjabi politics since the seventeenth century.History reveals that the Shahpur District was once headed by Council Member Mr. Mehr Khan Tiwana back in 1862 while his predecessors include Major Ishaq Tiwana, Mr. Razzaq Tiwana, Chief Engineer Mumtaz Tiwana, Mr. Aasim Tiwana, Malik Khuda Baksh Tiwana, Malik Ghulam Muhammad Tiwana, Malik Ehsan Ullah Tiwana (MNA) and Ms. Sidra Tiwana . Other notables of Tiwana clan of Shahpur include Mr. Khaliq Yar Tiwana, Mr. Asim Yar Tiwana, Mr. Shokat Tiwana & Shehzadi Omarzadi Tiwana who is also daughter of former Premier of Punjab Sir Khizar Hayat Tiwana son of General Omar Hayat Tiwana.
Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu also known by the name of Waris Shad was a Pakistani politician from Khushab District. who was a Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, from 2002 to 12 March 2021.
Malik Muhammad Ehsan Ullah Tiwanaملک محمد احسان اللہ ٹوانہ is a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from August 2018 till January 2023.
Elections to the Punjab Provincial Assembly were held in January 1946 as part of the 1946 Indian provincial elections.
Noon is a surname and Punjabi Jat clan of India and Pakistan. They are also found in Europe, and North America. It can also be a variant of Noone, a surname of gaelic origin.
With a population of around 4.9m in the district, Jatt is the major tribe whose sub-clans like Noons, Ranjhas, Pirachas, Cheemas, Gondals, Midhianas, Chatthas, Tiwanas and Luks are mostly engaged with farming.
Khizr Hayat Khan, b. August 7, 1900; belonged to Tiwana (Jat) family of Sargodha