Rajputs in india

The main lineages

The Rajputs are divided into clans, each clan belonging to one of three basic lineages (vanshas or vamshas):

  1. The Suryavanshi lineage, claiming descent from Surya, the Hindu Sun god. In English it is known as the Solar Dynasty;
  2. The Chandravanshi lineage, or Lunar dynasty lineage claims descent from Chandra (the moon or Budh). The Chandravanshi lineage is known as the Lunar Dynasty in English;
    1. The Yaduvanshi lineage are a major sub-branch of the Chandravanshi lineage. Lord Krishna was born a Yaduvanshi.
    2. The Puruvanshi lineage are a major sub-branch of the Chandravanshi Rajputs. The Kauravs and Pandavs of the epic poem Mahabharata were Puruvanshis.
  3. The Agnivanshi lineage claims descent from Agni, the Hindu god of fire. Four main Rajput clans are considered to be Agnivanshi. They are Chauhans, Paramara, Solanki and Pratiharas.[2]

Clan organization

Maharana Pratapwas a Sisodia ruler

Each of these Vanshas or lineages is divided into several clans (kula), all of whom claim direct patrilineage from a remote but common male ancestor who supposedly belonged to that Vansha. Some of these 36 main clans are further subdivided into shakhas or “branches”, again based on the same principle of patrilineage.

Each shakha or basic sub-clan has its individual genealogical creed, describing the essential peculiarities, religious tenets, and original domicile of the clan. This creed is a touchstone of traditional affinities and provides all information governing the laws of intermarriage.

Original royal Rajput clans

The following is a list of the 36 major royal Rajput clans as listed by James Tod in 1829.[3][4] Some ancient clans do not have any living members.

  1. Ahirs  2) Agnipala 3) Balla4)  Bargujar 5) Bhati 6) Byce 7) Chauhan 8) Chawura 9) Dahima 10) Dahiya 11) Doda12) Gahlot13)  Gaur 14) Gherwal 15)  Gora 16) Hun 17) Jaitwar (18)  Jhala 19) Jat 20) Johiya (21)  Kachwaha (22) Kirar (23)  Mohil
  2. (24) Nicumpa 25) Pala (26) Paramara(27)  Pratihara (28)  Rathore 29) Solanki (30) Sarwya (31) Sengar (32)  Sikarwar (33) Silar
  3.  34) Sisodia (35) Taank (36)  Tomara

Major Suryavanshi clans

Bais ( Byce ):-  The Bais Rajput, (also known as Bhains Rajput in certain regions), are a powerful and ancient Rajput clan composed of the wealthy, warriors, entrepreneurs, and Zimindar (land owners). The Bais claim descent from Lakshmana, brother of Rama. The Bais Rajput are renowned as warriors with the ability to maintain dominion over their empires. Their reputation was earned by their kings and landowners that ruled over northern India for and held vast tracts of land for the clan. Princely states of the Bais were Oudh, Lucknow, and Sialkot.  They are a numerous group, today found all over Northern India, particularly in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Bais Rajput clan never kill snakes, which they hold in great reverence. The Baise believe that no snake has destroyed, or ever can destroy, one of the clan. A cobra forms part of the clan’s flag.Bais surnames are: Bais, Badhelia, Baruliya, Basade, Beunse, Bhains, Bhaisade, Kataha, Khathabains, Rao, Tilokchandi, and Vense.

Chattar:- The most respected and highly distinguished amongst all the rajput clans as a rajput can not be a Kashatriya if not a Chattari.The mother caste of suryavanshi Rajputs which originated from Rajputana in Rajasthan. However, there are many Gotras and sub castes in other major dynasties which emerged from the Chattari lineage. Chattaris belong to the military and ruling order of the traditional Vedic-Hindu social system as outlined by the Vedas.

Gaur Rajputs (गौड़) The Suryavanshi rajputs of gaur are basically the descendants of the rajput ‘PALA DYNASTY’which once used to rule ancient bengal then known as gaur. Its capital was lakshmanabati named after the great pala king Lakshman pal under whose patronage the first literary work in bengali ‘Geet govindam’was composed by the great bengali poet JAYDEV.

Some old texts of the British raj refer to the PALA rajputs as Gour or Gaur rajputs . Government gazettes of the British era have references to Gaur Zamindars in Uttar Pradesh , Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan.Some of the other grest pala rulers were RAM PAL,DEV PAL, VIJAy PAL,etc.

One of the surviving linages of this clan : PAWAYAN (Zamindari): Founded around 1705 by Raja Udai Singh, who was the son of Bhupat Singh, a leader of the ancient Gaur clan of Rajputs settled at Chandra and Katesar in Sitapur, U.P. He established Pawayan, the largest estate in the erstwhile Rohilkhand Area and the present District Shahjahanpur in U.P. Gaur Rajputs originated from Gaur Desh (country), in West Bengal. The Gaur Rajputs had dispersed to various parts of Northern and Central India after the onslaught of the Persian raider, Bhaktiar Khilji, around 1205.

Most of the Gaur clan is spread across the central India, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan Presently most of Gaur rajputs are spread across the state Rajasthan most of them were settled near Jaipur (Chandlai), Ajmer, Hudeel, Rajgarh, Maroth & Nagaur This clan was known as the greatest Riders, Fighters. they was the supporters of PrithviRaj Chauhan & also supported Rana Sanga in The battle of Khanwa against Mugal King Babar.

Kachwaha:-  The Kachwaha are a Suryavanshi Rajput clan who ruled a number of kingdoms and princely states in India such as Dhundhar, Alwar, and Maihar, while the largest and oldest state was Amber, now part of Jaipur. The Maharaja of Jaipur is regarded as the head of the extended Kachwaha clan. There are approximately 71 subclans of the Kachwaha, including the Rajawat, Shekhawat, Sheobramhpota, Naruka, Nathawat, Khangarot, and Kumbhani. They claim descent from Kusha, the younger of the twin sons of Rama.

The Kachwaha clan ruled in Jaipur right up until modern times. The last ruling Maharaja of Jaipur was Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur (1917–1970). Shortly after India’s independence in 1948, Sawai Man Singh peacefully acceded the state of Jaipur to the Government of India. He then was appointed the first Rajpramukh of Rajasthan.

Minhas :-  Minhas Rajputs are Suryavanshis and claim descent from Rama a legendary king of Ayodhya. In Rajputana, their closest cousins are the Kachwaha and Bargujar Rajputs of Jaipur. They trace their ancestry to the Ikshvaku dynasty of Northern India (The same clan in which Lord Rama was born. He, therefore is the ‘kuldevta'(family deity) of the Hindu Minhas Rajputs). Specifically, they claim descent from Kusha younger of the twin sons of Rama, hero of the Ramayana, to whom patrilineal descent from Surya is in turn ascribed Minhas Rajputs are spread throughout Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir Region in India. Hindu Minhas Rajputs reside in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Indian Punjab, Sikh Minhas Rajputs, mainly inhabit Punjab (India).

Pakhral :- Pakhral Rajput is a sub clan of Minhas Rajput. Pakhral Rajputs are the most dynamic rulers in the history of sub-continent and they deserve for holding the dinstinction of being the hero of sub-continent. The founders of the city and state of Jammu and its rulers from ancient times to 1948 C.E. Ansistors of Pakhral Rajputs are mostly Hindus, in early 18th and 19th century mostly Pakhral Rajputs embraced Islam and moved from Jaipur and Rajastan(India) to Kashmir and Pakistan. Punjab specially the area of Potohar and Azad jamu Kashmir is the origin of Pakhral Rajputs. Mirpur Azad jamu Kashmir and the Rawalpindi District mostly named as the area of potohar is very famous as the area of Pakhral Rajputs. Raja is mostly used as a title in Pakhral Rajputs which is derived from the word Rajput. Still a number of Pakhral Rajputs are living proudly in many regions of Pakistan and India.Pakhral Rajputs have also Contributed In British and Pakistan Army Raja Muhammad Akbar got 2 Medal of Courage in Both 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak War(He Belonged From The Village of Shohwa) Raja Fazaldad Khan was also a brave officer in the British Army.These People are also Termed as Zamindar. A Famous Village of Pakhral Clan Is The Village Of Shohwa (known in area as Karkan Shohwa) near Rawalpindi.

Pundir :- The Pundir (also spelled Pandeer, Pandir, Pundhir, Pundeer, Poondir or Poondeer) is a Suryavanshi branch of Rajputs. The word itself is derived from the Sanskrit word Purandara literally meaning “the destroyer of forts”. The Pundir Rajputs hold riyasat in Nahan, Garhwal, Nagaur and Saharanpur where their Kuldevis are situated. Their shakha is Koolwal and their Kuldevis are Shakumbhri Devi in Saharanpur and Rajasthan along with Punyakshini Devi in Garhwal with their gotra being Pulastya and Parashar. Most of the Pundirs are today based mainly around the North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana. Elliot writes that in the Haridwar region of Uttar Pradesh, where they are most prominent today, over 1,440 villages are claimed by Pundir Rajputs with high concentrations in the districts of Dehradun, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Aligarh and Etawah. According to the British census of 1891 the population of the Pundir Rajputs was recorded at approximately 29,000. The Pundir clan has its origins with Raja Pundarik, the fourth king in line after Kusha. Pundarik is revered as a Rishi and his temple is situated in Katheugi village of the Kullu district in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The rishi is depicted as a white Nāga and in the Puranic lore Pundarik is the name of a White Naga and the legend of Pundarik Rishi also affirms his birth as a Naga from an earthen pot. Kusha, the second born of Sita & Ram, is said to have been the progenitor of the Pundirs.

Naru:- The Narus of Hoshiarpur District claim that their ancestor was a Suryavanshi Rajput of Muttra, named Nipal Chand, and descended from Raja Ram Chand. He was converted in the time of Mahmud of Ghazni and took the name of Naru Shah. Naru Shah settled at Mau in Jalandhar, Whence his son, Ratan Pal, founded Phillaur hence founded the four Naru parganas of Hariana, Bajwara, Sham Chaurasi and Ghorewaha in Hoshiarpur and that of Bahram in Jullunder. The chief men of these parganas are still called Rai or Rana. Some kept Brahmans of the Baadeo got.

Mahmud of Ghazni conquered the country on both sides of the Sutlej, and placed Talochar in charge of it. After leaving Mau he made Bajwara his capital, but the attacks made on him by the hill chiefs compelled him to invoke Mahmud’s aid, and Pathan troops were sent him who were cantoned along the foot of the Siwaliks and are still settled there. Rana Sihra, Naru Khan’s descendant in the fifth generation, returned to Ajudhia, whence Talochar had come, and re-conquered his ancient kingdom, over which he appointed a viceroy. He died at his way back to Punjab at Sunam. His third descendant Rana Mal, had five sons-Kilcha, Bhoja, Dhuni, Massa and Jassa, who divided the territory. Kilcha got the Hariana ilaqa with 750 villages, including Nandachuar, Bahram, Bulhowal, with the title of Tika. Bhoja got Bajwara, Sham Chaurasi, Ahrana, Ajram, Baroti and their dependent villages. Dhuni got the Dhuniat, i.e., Patti, Khanaura, Muna, Badla, Harta, etc. Naru Khan’s grandson Baripal had already seized Bhangala, and Dasuya. Basically naru rajputs are surajbansi rajputs. Historically they are from Rajastan and many of them now living in punjab. They are now mostly Muslims. Some are in Pakistan and few ones are living in India. In Pakistan they mostly found in Sialkot, lahore,shiekhupura, gujranwala,Mianwali and faisalabad. some are satelled in Sindh provence. They use the title Rana or Chaudry.

Rathore:-  The Rathore are a major Rajput clan originally descended from the Gahadvala Dynasty in Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh. At the time of the end of the British Raj in 1947 they were rulers in 14 different princely states in Marwar, Jangladesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh. The largest and oldest among these was Jodhpur, in Marwar and Bikaner. The Maharaja of Jodhpur is regarded as the head of the extended Rathore clan of Hindu Rajputs. Today the clan is numerous and spread over a wide geographical area. Many Rathores have pursued successful careers in politics.At the time of Todd’s list in 1820, the Rathore clan had 24 branches, including the Barmera, Bika, Boola, Champawat, Dangi, Jaitawat, Jaitmallot, Jodha, Khabaria, Khokhar, Kotaria, Kumpawat, Mahecha, Mertiya,  Pokharan,  Mohania,  Mopa,  Randa,  Sagawat,  Sihamalot, Sunda,  Udawat,  Vanar , and  Vikramayat.

Sisodia:-        Chittorgarh Fort,was a  historic seat of the Sisodia clan. The Sisodias are Suryavanshi Rajputs claiming descent from Lord Rama through his son Lava. They were known as the Ranas of Mewar, which was a princely state under the British Raj. The earliest history of the clan claims that they moved from Lahore to Shiv Desh or Chitor in 134 AD. They established themselves as rulers of Mewar in 734 AD, ruling from the fortress of Chittorgarh. They trace their descent from  Bappa Rawal  (ruled 1734–1753), eighth ruler of the Guhilot Dynasty.

Saharan (gotra):- Saharan means (King of the world). Saharan (Gotra) is an ancient Kshatriya Rajput. They use title Shah, Rana, Chaudhary and Malik. Earlier they were in Central Asia than they migrated to northern salt-range Punjab region in India and at the time of Alexander invasion in Punjab in 326 B.C. they fought with Alexander The Great and than Saran along with Sihag ,Punia ,Godara ,Beniwal and Johiya migrated to north Rajasthan region known as Jangladesh and ruled there till 15th century. Megasthenes described them as Syrieni (Saharan), a powerful warrior race in his book Indica. Some of them adopted the profession of agriculture and consider as Jatts. They claim fom Yaduvanshi king Maharaja Gaj of Ghazni. Some Saharans in India and Pakistan still claim from Kshatriya rajputs and their lineage go to Lord Rama (Ram Chandra)included Saharans of Syedwala in Punjab. Some Saharan come from Bhatti Rajput and some connect their linage to Saharan who was the brother of Sindu (Two rulers of Gujrat, India). Some come from Raja Saharan of Thanesar who embraced Islam and this raja also belonged to Gujrat. Some Saharans come from Nagavanshi Rajput linage which also go back to Lord Rama.

Chittorgarh Fort, the seat of the Sisodia kingdom of Mewar, was the site of the three most famous Jauhars recorded in history. When defeat in a siege became certain, the ladies of the fort committed collective self-immolation (Jauhar). Wearing their wedding dresses, and holding their young children by the hand, the women would commit themselves to the flames of a massive, collective pyre, thereby escaping molestation and dishonour at the hands of the invading army. This immolation would occur during the night, to the accompaniment of Vedic chants. Early the next morning, the men would wear saffron-colored garments, apply the ash from the pyres of their wives and children on their foreheads, and put a tulsi leaf in their mouth. Then the gates would be opened and men would ride out for one final, hopeless battle in which death was certain (performing Saka). These acts of Jauhar and Saka are still remembered and have become an important part of Rajput culture and ethos.

Major Chandravanshi clans

Bhati:- Bhati Rajputs are a chandravanshi Rajput clan from the Jaiselmer region of western Rajasthan. The Maharajas of Jaisalmer trace their lineage back to Jaitsimha, a ruler of the Bhati Rajput clan. The major opponents of the Bhati Rajputs were the powerful Rathor clans of Jodhpur and Bikaner. They used to fight battles for the possession of forts, waterholes or cattle. Jaisalmer was positioned strategically and was a halting point along a traditional trade route traversed by the camel caravans of Indian and Asian merchants. The route linked India to Central Asia, Egypt, Arabia, Persia, Africa and the West. Bhati Rajputs were proficient horse riders, marksman and warriors. Their reign spread to the Punjab, Sindh and beyond, to Afghanistan. The City of Ghazni was named after a brave Bhatti warrior. In Lahore, a monument exists to this day, which is called the Bhati Gate, named so probably because it opens in the direction of the “Sandal Bar”, an area ruled by Rai Sandal Khan Bhati Rajput. They earned too much by imposing the taxes levies on the passing Carvans.they were known as a great shooter with Gun.

Chandelas : In the early 10th century, the Chandelas (Chandravanshi lineage) ruled the fortress-city of Kalinjar. A dynastic struggle (c.912-914 CE) among the Pratiharas provided them with the opportunity to extend their domain. They captured the strategic fortress of Gwalior (c.950) under the leadership of Dhanga (ruled 950-1008).

Jadeja : Jadeja (Gujarati: જાડેજા Hindi: जाडेजा) is the name of a major clan of Yadav[5] Yaduvanshi[citation needed] [1] or Chandravanshi Rajputs. The Chandravanshi[2], claiming descent from Chandra, the Hindu Moon-god, in English known as the Lunar Dynasty. They ruled huge parts of Kathiawar peninsula and Kutch as kings and princes for several centuries.jadeja’s spread hug dynasty in kutch and saurastra. jamnagar,dhrol, rajkot, gondal,morabi had ruled by jadeja’s since 450 years above.

Chudasama : The Chudasama and their collaterals the Raizada are a branch of the Lunar or Chandravanshi line of Rajputs, who trace their origin to Lord Krishna.Prince Hemachandra, a chudasama, was called Abhira and Yadav.[6][7] They are also called Ahir Ranas.[8]

They were rulers and a powerful and highly warlike clan of Chandravanshi Rajputs. They have a very colorful history full of brave princes and soldiers who valliantly fought and martyred themselves for just causes. These Rajputs, concentrated in eastern Saurashtra, are spread in 52 small villages and towns in that area. They are believed to have bifurcated from the larger Jadeja clan who claim descent the famous Yadavas from the Bhagavata Purana. The originator of the Chudasama clan is said to be an ancient prince named Gajpat, who had hidden in the bangle (chuda) of Hinglaj mataji, to escape persecution from a Muslim invader, who wanted to convert all the people in his way to Islam. Kuldevi: Khodiyar Mataji (Temples are at Rajapara, near Bhavnagar, Matel -near Rajkot and Gorasu, near Dholera in Gujarat.)Gotra: Atri

Katoch :The Katoch clan of the Chandravanshi lineage is considered to be one of the oldest surviving clan in the world. They first find mention in the mythological Hindu epic The Mahabharta and the second mentions in the recorded history of Alexander the Great’s war records. One of the Indian kings who fought Alexander on the river Beas was a Katoch king Parmanand Chandra famously known as Porus. In past centuries, they ruled several princely states in the region. The originator of the clan was Rajanaka Bhumi Chand. Their famous Maharaja Sansar Chand-II was a great ruler. The ruler Rajanaka Bhumi Chand Katoch founded the Jwalaji Temple (now in Himachal Pradesh).

Bhangalia : The Bhangalia Clan are he erstwhile rulers of Chota and Burra Bhangal in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh

Pahore : The Pahur or Pahor or Pahore are a clan of Chandravanshi Rajputs. They are found in Mumbai, Jalgaon District, Pahur village, Rajistan, Kan Pur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Sindh, and Maharashtra Districts. They use Khan or Jam or Malik as title. 

Soam OR Som : Soam or Som or Somvanshi are Chandravanshi Rajputs. They have descended from Mahabharata. They are the direct descendants of Som (or Moon). As the name “SOM” indicates, this community belongs to lunar dynasty. King Dushyant, his son Bharat, all Pandavas and Kauravas were Somvanshis(Chandravanshi Rajputs). Majority of Somvanshis live in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Pratapgarh and Hardoi districts of Uttar Pradesh. 

Tomaras : Tomaras, or Tuvars, or Tanwars, are Chandravanshi Rajputs, and descended from Mahabharat’s great hero, Arjun, through his son Abhimanyu, and grandson, Parikshat. Chakravarti Samrat (King) Yudhishtra, founded Indraprastha, present day Delhi. King Anangpal conquered and re-established the Delhi Kingdom in CE 792 and founded the city of ‘Dhillika,’ (modern Delhi). Besides Delhi, He covered western U.P. and most of present day Haryana and Punjab. Tomar’s rule lasted until CE 1162 when last Tomar King Anangpal II appointed Prithviraj Chauhan, his grandson (his daughter’s son), and King of Ajmer- as ‘catetaker,’ since his own sons were very young at that time. According to the accounts kept by Tomar/ Tanwar ‘Jagas,’ King Anangpal Tomar appointed Prithviraj Chauhan as caretaker only when he went on a religious pilgrimage. It is also said by Tanwar ‘Jagas’ that when King Anangpal returned, Prithviraj refused to hand over the kingdom to him. It is worth mentioning that ‘Jagas’ are a caste in Rajasthen who are hereditary keepers of genealogical records of Rajputs, and present ‘Jagas’ of Tomar/Tanwar Rajputs reside near Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Major Agnivanshi clans

Bhaal :  The bhaal gotra of rajputs belong to Garhmukteshwar Bulandshar Siyana Aligarh and many parts of UP and Rajasthan.There are 62 villages in Garhmukteshwar and Siyana tehseel.In these villages various gotras of Rajput/Chauhans are lived and married in different gotras of rajput clans.Mainly all rajput gotra of this area called Chauhan and this palace called Chauhanpuri.The gotras are mostly Vats Gahlot Bhaal Kuchawah Kemlaksha Bhati Parihar Tomar and many more.GARHMUKTESHWAR have the glorious history of Rajputs since VEDAS.FOURT UNCHAGAUN is the part of the glory of Rajputs of this area of UP West.

Chauhan : The Chauhan (also spelled as Nirwan) are of Agnivanshi lineage. Their state was initially centered around khetri, khandela, alsisar malsisar, srimadhopur, alwar, jhunjhunu, sikar, churu, According to legend and clan history, the Nirwan are with Maharana Pratap against Akbar in Haldighati Battle. Nirwan’s have many gotras, most of these gotras are Baloji, Pithoraji, Kaluji.

Chauhans : Chauhans [ ચૌહાણ.]s, an Agnivanshi clan, originated as feudatories of the Pratiharas and rose to power in the wake of the decline of that power. Their state was initially centered around Sambhar in present-day Rajasthan. In the 11th century, they founded the city of Ajmer which became their capital. In the 12th century, their the then King Prithviraj Chauhan acquired Delhi from his maternal grand father, the then King Anangpal. Their most famous ruler was Prithviraj Chauhan, who won the First Battle of Tarain against an invading Muslim army but lost the Second Battle of Tarain the following year. This loss heralded a prolonged period of Muslim rule over northern India.

Mori : Mori clan is one of the 36 royal clans of Rajputs & falls in 24 eka clans which are not divided further. Mori Rajputs are sub clan of Parmara Rajputs of Agnivansh. They ruled Chittor & Malwa till early part of eighth century & built the biggest fort in India at Chittor in the reign of Chitrangad Mori (Ref: Archaeological survey of India)). Last king of Mori Dynasty of Chittor was Maan Singh Mori who fought against Arab invasion. Qasim attacked Chittor via Mathura. Bappa, of guhilote (Sisodia) dynasty, was a commander in Mori army. After defeating Bin Qasim, Bappa Rawal obtained Chittor in dowry from Maan Singh Mori in 734 A.D. Then onwards Chittor is ruled by Sisodia Rajputs.Later Mori & Parmar Rajputs continued to rule Malwa until Muslim incursions. Of late they remained as smaller royal states & jagirdars in the central India in present state of Madhya Pradesh, presently settled in Dhar, Ujjain, Indore, bhopal, Narsinghpur & Raisen.

Naga : The Naga (Sanskrit: नाग) were one of the ancient most kshatriya tribes of India who evolved from Suryawansha (the Solar Clan of ancient Kshtriyas of India) and ruled large parts of the country at different times. They spread throughout India during the period of the epic Mahabharata. Anthropologist Gelek Lonbsang believes they have distant ancestry with East Asians based on their similar physical features.[1] The demi-god tribe called Suparnas (in which Garuda belonged) were arch-rivals of the Nagas. However, the Nagas near Kashmir seems to be the original abode of all of them. Places like Anantnag attests this theory.

The worshipers of Nāga were supposedly known as Nāgā or Nāgil. Some Nair and Bunt clans claims to be of Nagvanshi origin. The trace of nagvanshi can be find out in Chotanagpur i.e. Jharkhand (Rai) community and (Shahdeo) community are also nagvanshi Rajput.

Paramaras : Paramaras are Agnivanshi Rajputs that were near-neighbours of the Solankis. They originated as feudatories of the Rashtrakutas and rose to power in the 10th century. They ruled Malwa and the area at the border between present-day Gujarat and Rajasthan. Bhoja, the celebrated king of Malwa, belonged to this dynasty. In the 12th century, the Paramaras declined in power due to conflict with the Solankis and succumbed to attack from the Delhi sultanate in 1305.

Solankis : Solankis are an Agnivanshi group descended from the Chalukyas of Karnataka who ruled much of peninsular India between the 6th and 12th centuries. In the 10th century, a local branch of the clan established control over Gujarat and ruled a state centered around the town of Patan. They went into decline in the 13th century and were displaced by the Vaghela.


Chandravanshi :- Asia in 1200 AD, showing the Yadava Dynasty and its neighbors. Aharwar ,,Aheers ,Ahir ,Andotra ,Ahluwalia, anthal * Banaphar, Bhati, Bundela, Chadhar ,Chandel, Chavda,  Chib, Chudasama ,Dabhi ,Dahia ,Dhangar Hiravanshi/Rabari/Raika  Harral ,Jadeja ,Yadav, Jarral ,Jadon ,Jadon, Johiya ,Kanhpuria ,Katoch Kashyap, KhanzadaKharal, Kinwar ,Kutlahria, Mankotia  ,Marral ,Pahur, Pal-Pali, Pathani Pathania ,Prashar Rawat, Saini ,Som/Soam ,Sulehria,Tak ,Tomar

Agnivanshi:- Bhadoria, Bhojawat, Bisht ,Bhaal ,Garhmukteshwar Siyana with 62 villages of bhaal rajput under chauhan dynesty Chauhan Deora Dhanetiya Dhudhi: (Mouza Dewan Chawli Mashaikh Pakistan) Dodia: Piploda