Basati, Basatia or Basanti
Basati , Basatia or Basanti ( ਬਸਾਤੀ or ਬਸਾਂਤੀ ) is a Gotra or Surname found in Jatt Sikh Community in Punjab, prominently in Eastern Punjab. People with this surname are primarily found in Eastern Districts of Punjab i.e. Roopnagar (Ropar), S.A.S Nagar (Mohali), Patiala, Ludhiana and Fatehgarh Sahib. Ancestry of Basati surname can be found in Villages such as, Guno Majra, Taprian, Sil, Kambala, Khuni Majra of District S.A.S Nagar (Mohali), Village Ror Majra, Asman Pur, Makrona Khurd, Makrona Kallan of District Ropar, Village Basant Pura, Chandu Majra of District Patiala and many more Villages of Ludhiana and Fatehgarh Sahib, where majority of inhabitants are Basatis.
Notable Basati- 1. Prem Singh Chandumajra , General Secretary and spokesman of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and former Member of Parliament from Anandpur Sahib and former constituency MP from Patiala seat.