The place where many persons of the same family lives is called a Goth (गोठ).
The Scindia dynasty was founded by Ranuji Scindia, who was employed by the Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao to command a force. The Scindia family was alloted an area surrounding the town of Gwalior. The Scindias held command of the great Gwalior fort. After the death of Ranuji Scindia several of his sons ran the affairs of the family. After the Battle of Panipat with the Afghan Ahmad Shah Abdali only one son survived. Mahadji Scindia was rescued from the bodies left on the battlefield of Panipat by a Pathan water carrier named Rane Khan by hiding him in his musk.
Mahadji was severely injured but with the help of Rane Khan he was saved after extensive treatment. Mahadji Scindia thereafter treated Rane Khan as his brother and presented a Jageer (Estate).The goth (गोठ) of Rane Khan is situated in Daulatganj area of Gwalior.