or Harshana is a sub-clan of Gurjars
. It is mainly found in Delhi, Gurgaon, Garh Ganga (Sambhawli), Bundi and Kota, Agra, Alwar, Bharatpur, Savai Madhopur, Sonipat, Tonk, mathura, Gwalior and nearby areas.
The Harsana/Harshana subclan is said to have taken its name from a famous king named Harish Chandra ruling under Pratiharas
, near Jaisalmer. Harish Chandra was also called as "Harshu" and Harsha. After his name this clan was called Harishwane or Harshane which later corrupted to Harsana.
Places named after the clan
Villages named after the Harsana clan include:
- Harsana Kala in Sonipat, Haryana
- Harsana Khurd in tonk, Rajasthan
- Harsanu Garhi in Gurgaon, Haryana
- Harsana in Laxmangarh, Alwar
There was a Harsana Kheda nr village Mandori/Mandkola Palwal, Faridabad distt of Haryana, but during Muslim rule, inhabitants had to migrate somewhere else. But name still exists.
Notable Harsanas in modern times
- Kamal_Ram Harsana was an Indian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy (1944)
- Virendra Singh Harsana is the president of Akhil bhartiya Gurjar mahsabha, Madhya Pradesh.