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Jat Clan
Location Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
Varna Kshatriya
Vansh Chandravansha
Branches Budhwar, Budhvar, Badhwar, Bodh, Bodha
Language Hindi and Rajasthani
Religion Hinduism

Budhwar is a clan or gotra of Jats found in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana in India. They are Chandravanshi kshatriyas.[citation needed] Maharaja Budh was son of Maharaja Chandra. Chandravansha in Hindus started after Maharaja Chandra. Budhwars are descendant of Maharaja Budh. Budhwar Jats inhabit villages Ismailpur, Jat nagla, Himpur, Narainkhedi of Bijnor district in Uttar Pradesh and village Sunaria of Rohtak in Haryana.


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389 news items

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:22:30 -0700

At Kayakalp, another NGO at Budhwar Peth that provides targeted interventions like distribution of condoms and checking for sexually transmitted infections among 1,000 female sex workers, coordinator Seema Waghmode has had no other option but to ...


Tue, 23 Jun 2015 05:59:21 -0700

Other prominent areas, where prostitution is a widely accepted profession are: Sonagachi, red light area in Kolkata, Kamathipura in Mumbai, Budhwar Peth in Pune, Itwari in Nagpur, Ganga Jamuna in Nagpur, Meergunj in Allahabad, Shivdaspur in Varanasi, ...


Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:07:01 -0700

Our information says many more women have landed up in brothels around the country in the past two months. We will soon be launching rescues at Budhwar Peth in Pune” Acharya says. Meanwhile, Purnkumar, president of Saathi Nepal, a group of Nepali ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:22:30 -0700

Just a handful of the 700-odd sex workers hailing from Nepal are left at Budhwar Peth in Pune, the city's red light area where about 20 per cent of these women are from the Himalayan nation that was hit by a devastating earthquake on April 5. As news ...

I am in dna of India

I am in dna of India
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:56:15 -0700

Scoring a 94.20% in his SSC board exams has not been an easy task for Sohail Ansari, student of the Hindi medium Colaba Municipal School. Topper among the municipal schools in Mumbai, Sohail lives near Colaba's Budhwar Chowk with his parents and ...

Indian Express

Indian Express
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:45:00 -0700

“Amhala saadi nako, ghar pahije (We do not want sarees, but a home)”. This is what a candidate for the elections seeking votes had to hear from Shanta Kamble, a female sex worker who travels from Yerawada to Budhwar Peth to lure customers. Female sex ...
Daily Bhaskar
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:20:22 -0700

After continuous raids by the police in the area, people running the business thought of making a page on Facebook which will ensure their customers to stay connected. They made a page by the name 'Budhwar Peth' which has pictures of call girls posted ...

Indian Express

Indian Express
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:22:21 -0700

A dip in the number of brothel-based commercial sex workers (CSWs) in the red-light area of Budhwar Peth should have been a positive sign. But according to social organisations and NGOs who work for their welfare this is not in any way an end to the ...

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