Garewal (गरेवाल, ਗਰੇਵਾਲ), an important Jatt tribe in
Punjab, Hindu Garewal are also found in Montgomery.
There is no unanimity on the issue of the origin of this gotra. Some
believe that this gotra originated from the Chandelas. Some authors have
associated it with the Rathores .
Sikhs belonging to this gotra are known as Grewals. They have 52 villages
in district Ludhiana. In Dholpur they are called Ghurwal and in the Punjab,
Gharwar. In a lighter vein, they claim to be very ‘Sau’ ( Punjabi word,meaning
Whatever- one thing is for sure- Grewals Rock ….
‘Grewal Rocks’: This Grewal T Shirt is dedicated to these Rocking Jatts.
A list of notable Grewals :
Gurmant Grewal: Former 3-term Member of Parliament in Canada and Deputy
Nina Grewal: 4-term Member of Parliament in Canada. Nina and Gurmant Grewal
are the first married couple to consecutively serve in the Canadian
Gippy Grewal: Singer, Actor, Producer
Alexi Grewal: Olympic Gold medal cyclist
Garewal Singh: Olympic Gold medalist