For other uses, see Nanda (disambiguation).
Nanda (also Nandha and Nandhra) is a Tarkhan (Punjab), Rajput and Khatri surname. Various clans of Tarkhan (Punjab), Lohar, Gujjar, Ahluwalia, Khatri, Rajput, Sonar, Lubana, Tonk Kshatriya/Chhimba tribes have a close genetic and ancestral relationship with each other, and together they are the descendants of ancient Kamboja/Kamboh/Kamboj tribe . Same is the case of Nanda clan.
Gujjar Clan, Kamboj Clan, Lohar Clan, Tarkhan Clan,: Nanda
Punjab (Pakistan), Punjab (India), Haryana, North-West Frontier Province, Balochistan, etc.
Chechen, Georgian, Abkhaz
Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism
Punjabi, Haryanvi, Rajasthani, Urdu, Balochi
Nanda, Nandhra, Nandey, Nandhrah, Nandra, Nandhar, Nandharah, Nandhera, Nandha, Nandan, Nandal, Wattu, Wattoo
1 Among Kamboj people,
2 Among people of the Tarkhan (Punjab) tribe,
3 Notable Nandas,
4 See also,
Among Kamboj people:
Nanda (and Nandha) is a Kamboj clan name found among the Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus Kamboj of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan .
Among people of the Tarkhan (Punjab) tribe:
Some of the Tarkhan people such as Ramgarhias of Mohali, Jallandhar, Amritsar, and Chandigarh have Nanda as their surname.
Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian Prime Minister,
Gulshan Nanda (d. 1984), Indian novelist and screenwriter,
Meera Nanda, Indian writer, historian and philosopher of science,
Nikhil Nanda (b. 1974), Indian businessman, Joint Managing Director of Escorts Group,
Ritu Nanda, daughter of Raj Kapoor,
Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda (1915-2009), Indian Navy admiral,
Diwan Rahul Nanda, Global Chairman of TOPSGRUP, an Indian MNC to acquire Great Britain's leading security company