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Tiwana or Tawana is a widespread Punjabi tribe that claims both Jat [1] [2] and 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. [3]

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  1. Amjad Mahmood (21 December 2020). "Sargodha's citrus claim to fame". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 26 February 2023. 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.
  2. Lamba, Puneet Singh (15 February 2003). "BiographiesKhushwant Singh: "Japji Sahib is Based on the Upanishads"". The Sikh Times. Retrieved 25 July 2023.
  3. Ian Talbot (2013). Khizr Tiwana, the Punjab Unionist Party and the Partition of India. Taylor & Francis. pp. 13–14. ISBN   978-1-136-79036-2.
  4. "Profile of Malik Khizr Hayat Khan Tiwana". Story of Pakistan website. Archived from the original on 30 October 2018. Retrieved 26 February 2023.
  5. Jinnah, M.A.; Wavell, A.P.W.E.; Garewal, S.M. (1986). Jinnah-Wavell Correspondence, 1943-47. Publication (Research Society of Pakistan). Research Society of Pakistan, University of the Punjab. Retrieved 25 July 2023. Khizr Hayat Khan, b. August 7, 1900; belonged to Tiwana (Jat) family of Sargodha
  6. "Politics of the region (read about Malik Khuda Buksh Tiwana under this title)". District Government Khushab website. Archived from the original on 8 January 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2023.