The Taoni is a Rajput ethnic group who, dominated a region in Ambala district then a part of the Punjab until the period of the British India.[1] They are an offshoot of Bhati Rajputs of Jaisalmer State.[2] The Taoni (Bhatis) also ruled over Punjab Hill states such as in Sirmur State until 1948. In areas surrounding Rajpura and Patiala they had 14 chhats and 24 makans, the chhats – being Banur, Shamdo, Kauli, Ghanaur, Patton, Khera Gujju, Suhron, Ajrawar, Chamaru, Manakpur and Jausla, and in British territory Kharar, Khanpur and Morinda.

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  1. ^ Bakshi, S. R.; Pathak, Rashmi (2007). Punjab Through the Ages. Vol. 1. Sarup & Sons. p. 9. ISBN 978-8-17625-738-1.
  2. ^ Rajput Qabail by Azam Kamran. p. 246