Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Saryupareen generally dwell in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh with a significant amount of them concentrated in the eastern region of Uttar Pradesh known as Purvanchal. There are also minority Saryupareen communities in Mauritius, where Bhojpuri is a commonly spoken language and the Caribbean.

Some famous saryupareen Brahmins:

  • Shweta Tiwari - Big Boss-4 Winner, Bollywood actress
  • Vinay Shukla - Indian film director
  • Jhanak Shukla - Indian actress
  • Shilpa Shukla- Indian actress
  • Saurabh Shukla - Indian actor
  • Mukesh Tiwari - Bollywood and Tamil, Telugu actor
  • Manish Tiwary, * Chandraprakash Dwivedi - Indian film director and script writer
  • Nikhil Dwivedi - Bollywood actor
  • Rati Pandey - Indian TV Actress

Freedom struggle

  • Pandit Raj Kumar Shukla persuaded Mahatma Gandhi to visit Champaran and the "Champaran Satyagraha" began
  • Mangal Pandey - Great Freedom Fighter of Mutiny of 1857 (Meerut) from Ballia (U.P.)
  • Chandrashekhar Azad (Chandrashekhar Sitaram Tiwari) - Freedom Fighter
  • Chittu Pandey - Great Freedom Fighter of Ballia up
  • Dr. Yogendra Nath Tiwari - Great Freedom Fighter of Ballia UP
  • Pt. Abhayjeet Dubey - Great Freedom Fighter of Jaunpur UP

Literature and Art

  • Tulsidas- Tulsidas Dubey - writer of Ramcharitmanas
  • Hazari Prasad Dwivedi- Writer, poet
  • Ramchandra Shukla - The first codifier of the history of Hindi literature in a scientific system by efforting great research with scanty resources.
  • Ram Chandra Shukla - Indian painter
  • Nilkanth Tiwari, an Indian poet
  • Acharya Shukla, Indian literary figure
  • Pankaj Mishra, an Indian essayist and novelist
  • Makhanlal Chaturvedi - Poet
  • Sudama Panday 'Dhoomil' - a renowned Hindi poet.
  • Bhawani Prasad Mishra - a Hindi poet and author.
  • Geet Chaturvedi - a well-known Hindi poet, short story author and journalist.
  • Shail Chaturvedi - a Hindi poet, humorist, lyricist and actor
  • Shrilal Shukla - is a Hindi writer,notable for his satire
  • Vidya Niwas Mishra - a scholar, a noted Hindi-Sanskrit littérateur, and a journalist
  • Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi - a noted Indian Hindi writer
  • Laxmi Narayan Mishra - a popular play writer of HINDI
  • Kalanath Mishra - a Hindi author
  • Bal Govind Dwivedi - a prolific Hindi poet
  • Ram Chandra Dwivedi - aka Kavi Pradeep, renowned poet and songwriter
  • Rewa Prasad Dwivedi - Sanskrit scholar and poet
  • Dr. Janardan Chaturvedi - Translated Sheemad Bhagvat Geeta into Bhojpuri language


  • Kailashpati Mishra- Quit India Movement nationalist and senior politician of Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra– Indian National Congress politician, eminent Parliamentarian and Central Minister.
  • Kamalapati Tripathi - former Minister
  • Dwarika Prasad Mishra Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Brajesh Mishra-former national security advisor of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,son of Dwarika Prasad Mishra
  • Narayan Dutt Tiwari- Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh three times during the 1970s and 1980s and was Chief Minister of Uttarkhand from 2002 to 2007.
  • Keshari Nath Tripathi - a former speaker of Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly and president of Uttar Pradesh state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • Manish Tewari - a current Member of Parliament from Ludhiana. He is the official spokesperson of the All India Congress Committee.
  • Hari Shankar Tiwari - Former Minister and Politician of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Sriniwas Tiwari - former Speaker and minister of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Ramapati Ram Tripathi - A former president of Bharatiya Janata Party Uttar Pradesh state unit in India . He is a member of Uttar Pradesh legislative Council
  • Sanjay Pathak - Congress MLA and Mining King of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Ravindranath Tewari
  • Rajeev Shukla - Ex-secretary of the All India Congress Committee,MP.
  • Sriniwas Tiwari, an Indian politician who was a former Madhya Pradesh Speaker and Minister
  • Ghanshyam Tiwari, an Indian politician who is an education minister in the Government of Rajasthan
  • Brij Bhushan Tiwari, an Indian politician from the Samajwadi Party
  • Ravindranath Tewari, an Indian politician and former Cabinet minister of Uttar Pradesh
  • Chaturanan Mishra - former Indian Agriculture Minister
  • Kalraj Mishra (Bhumihar Brahmin) - Senior BJP Leader Uttar Pradesh
  • Satish Chandra Mishra - BSP Leader,Closest political Adviser of Mayawati, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Ravi Shankar Shukla - Premier of CP & Berar & First Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
  • Shyama Charan Shukla - Technocrat Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, A Great Irrigation Visionary and Aviation Flyer
  • Vidya Charan Shukla, Big Game Hunter of Global Repute, Indian Cabinet Minister in various portfolios, agriculturist
  • Amarmani Tripathi - well known politician, UP.
  • Janardan Dwivedi - senior politician of Indian National Congress party
  • Satya Narayana Dubey - senior politician of samajwadi party,Cabinet Rank Minister of U.P Dep. electronics & I.T Corporation of U.P 2006-2007

Religion, Sanskrit and spirituality

  • Rambhadracharya
  • Tulsidas
  • Swaminarayan
  • Akhandanand
  • Swami Karpatri
  • Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
  • Amit Shankar Tripathi

Social services

  • Rajiv Dixit
  • Yogendra Shukla
  • Veer Bhadra Mishra
  • Dr.Smt.Anamika Tripathi
  • Ram Chandra Pandey (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Pracharak in Africa)
  • Rani Tripathi social activists from Mumbai against the dowry system
  • Amit Shankar Tripathi- Founder-Human Unity Mission


  • Ashwant Dwivedi - Canadian businessman and former diplomat

Defence and intelligence

  • Brajesh Mishra
  • Manoj Kumar Pandey
  • Colonel Balbhadra Dikshit

Administration, law and justice

  • Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra - Currently only Women Justice in Supreme Court of India
  • Justice Ranganath Misra - former Chief Justice of India, Famous for Mishra Commission
  • Roopa Mishra - First Oriya Lady to top IAS
  • Justice N D Ojha - former chief justice of India

Sports and adventures

  • Rajeev Shukla
  • Saurabh Tiwary
  • Manoj Tiwary
  • Amit Mishra
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla
  • Tanmay Mishra
  • Manish Pandey
  • Mike Pandey
  • Gyanendra Pandey
  • Ishant Sharma Gaur Brahmin
  • Rohit Sharma 
  • Hardik Pandya 
  • Kunal Pandya


  • Rajeev Shukla
  • Sourav Mishra
  • Ram Sagar Tripathi
  • Sushma Pandey
  • Dr.Hari Ram Tripathi


  • Jayanti Prasad Tiwari
  • Ajay Tiwari
  • Saroj Pandey
  • Pratima Barua Pandey
  • Laxminarayan Pandey
  • Kamla Kant Pandey
  • Pt. Tarkeshwar Pandey
  • Sarjoo Pandey
  • Nirmal Pandey
  • Sudhanshu Pandey
  • Rati Pandey
  • Satyendra Dubey
  • Amit Dubey
  • Bhoopesh Pandey :Bikapur,Faizabad
  • Prof.Narendra Mani Tripathi,EDUCATIONIST.                                                        
  • Prem Tripathi (Its Me) last but not the least dear all please comment your name and about you thanks                                                                                                                                                             


  1. Beautiful Compilation Mr. Prem. Great to see the Saryupareen Iconic names.

  2. Thanks, this is very informative & helpful

  3. I wanted some more information. But it's a good start. Thanks

  4. Great to know about saryuparins.... Thanks for the knowledge... feeling proud... Soon, will give you another name to add... I am a delhi based professional artist teaching poor children nation wide.
    - Rajesh Pandey

  5. Mangal Pandey was a Bhumihar Brahmin.Sharma brahmins are Saraswat Brahmins/Brahmbhatt Brahmins. Many Mishras and other are from Kanmubj and Maithil Brahmin. Mere common surnames isn't indication that they belong to Saryuparin Brahmins

    1. Navneet ji I have given this information as per my research on Google. If you have any alterations or suggestions then it's most welcome.

      Thanks and regards,

    2. Navneet ji I have given this information as per my research on Google. If you have any alterations or suggestions then it's most welcome.

      Thanks and regards,

    3. Shilpa Shukla, Pandit Rajkumar Shukla are also bhumihars but their origin lies in saryupareen fold only.