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bhati-logo.gifBhati Rajputs mostly reside in region of Jaisalmer and partly in border villages of Bikaner and some tehsils of jodhpur (Osian and Shergarh). Rawal Jaisal was descendent of the Yadu vansi Clan and a Bhati Rajput. Bhati Rajputs were chandra vansi Rajputs. Rawal Jaisal founded the city of Jaisalmer in 1156 AD. The new fort he built was on hill called Trikuta.

Bhati Rajputs were great camel riders and warriors. Their reign spread as far as punjab, pakistan and Afganistan. Their are certain monuments in Lahore such as Bhati gate which states their rule on Lahore which they conquered from Mahmood Ghazanavi.

The state of Jaisalmer was positioned right in the way of the route from Afganistan- Pakistan - Delhi. Taking advantage of this strategic position they levied taxes on the passing carvan. Bhati Rajputs were said to be great shooters with gun.

Sidhu, who are Sikhs has their origin from the Bhati Rajputs of Jaisalmer. Bhatti rajputs of Punjab and Pakistan have their origin from Bhati Rajputs of Jaisalmer.

According to the Rajput bards the Chauhan is one of the four Agnikula or 'fire sprung' tribes who were created by the gods in the anali kund or 'fountain of fire' on Mount Abu to fight against the Asuras or demons. Chauhan is also one of the 36 (royal) ruling races of the Rajputs.

Chauhan dynasty flourished from the 8th to 12th centuries AD. It was one of the four main Rajput dynasties of that era, the others being Pratiharas, Paramaras and Chalukyas. The Chauhans dominated Delhi, Ajmer, Ranthambhor. They were also prominent at Sirohi in the southwest of Rajputana, and at Bundi and Kota in the east. Inscriptions also associate them with Sambhar, the salt lake area in the Amber (later Jaipur) district. Chauhan politics were largely campaigns against the Chalukyas and the invading Muslim hordes. In the 11th century they founded the city of Ajayameru (Ajmer) in the southern part of their kingdom, and in the 12th century captured Dhilika (the ancient name of Delhi) from the Tomaras and annexed some of their territory along the Yamuna River. Prithviraj III has become famous in folk tales and historical literature as the Chauhan king of Delhi who resisted the Muslim attack in the first Battle of TARAIN (1191). Armies from other Rajput kingdoms, including Mewar assisted him. However, Prithviraj was defeated in a second battle at Tarain the following year. This failure ushered in Muslim rule in North India in the form of the SLAVE DYNASTY, the first of the Delhi Sultanates.

The city of Jhalawar is situated in the south-eastern region of Rajasthan, a region widely known as Hadoti (Hadavati), the land of Hadas. The Hadas are a major branch of the great Chauhan clan of Agnikula Rajputs.

In the 12th century A.D., Hada Rao Deva conquered this territory and founded Bundi state and Hadauti. Later in the early 17th century A. D. during the reign of Mughal emperor Jahangir, the Ruler of Bundi, Rao Ratan Singh gave the smaller principality of Kota to his son, Madho Singh, but when Sahajahan became the emperor, he issued a Farmaan in the name of Madho Singh, recognizing as him the King of Kota. The domain of the Hadas of Bundi and Kota extended from the hills of Bundi in the west to the Malwa plateau in the east, with a similar expense from north to south.

The State of Jhalawar was founded on 8 April, 1838, out of the Kota territory. Jhalawar state got rise as a result of a treaty between English rulers, Kota state, and Malwa state.

Kachawaha has been a distinguished Rajvans of the 36 Rajput Rajvans, well known person Ram of history is worshiped as god. Descendants of Kush, son of Ram were known as Kushwah (Kachawaha). Raja Suryapal founded Gwalior, Raja Vazaradama of Gwalior was a famous ruler of this vans.

In 10th century descendent of Varzadama Dulhe Rai founded the Kachawa rule in Rajasthan in 12th century. It is said Kankil became the ruler of Amber. Pajwan of Amber was the contemporary of Prithviraj Chauhan (1178-1192 AD.) OF Ajmer. was called the crown Sanwants of Prithviraj. He was killed in the fight to win over Sanyogita. Later in Amber Rajvans Raja Man Singh who showed his bravery from Kabul to far south, Gujarat and Bengal.

Kachawaha are the suryavansi rajputs, they reined over area in and around Jaipur. Present districts under them were Jaipur, Dausa, Sikar ,Jhunjhunu, Churu, Sawai Madhopur.

Rathore are the people from the west Rajasthan. Their area spreads from Marwar (Jodhpur) region, Barmer, Churu, Bikaner. They had kingdoms in Rajasthan, Jodhpur (Marwar) and Bikaner (Jangladesh), Nagaur. Rathore's have many gotras, most of these gotras are from the name of the great warriors of the past and gotras are being used by their family members. Some of these gotras are: Jodha, Bidawat, Banirot, Champawat, mertiya and so forth.

Rathore's were said to be the worshipers of sun. To understand the huge clan of Rathore's we will have understand their areas they occupy. Rathore's of Jodhpur were supreme in present districts such as - Jodhpur, Pali, Ajmer, Nagaur, Barmer, Sirohi. Rathore,s of Bikaner were occupant of the area that included districts Bikaner, Churu, Ganganagar, Hanumangarh.

These two states (Jodhpur and Bikaner) had many major and minor thikana's ( Thikana was the jagir and each Jagir included many villages as per the thikana). Each Thikana had a Thakur. Who in turn paid revenue to the Maharaja of the state and also provided with well trained soldiers to the Maharaja in Battle

Shekhawat are the most prominent of the all the Kachawahas. They are offsprings of the great Kachawaha Rajput warrior Rao Shekha ( 1443 - 1488). He ruled over the region called 'Shekhawati' , comprising of the districts of Sikar, Jhunjhunu, Churu.

He was son of Thakur of Nan Mokal Kachawaha and Nirwan Queen. He was born on 24 sept. 1433, at Amra Dhabai ki Dhani. Later in the memory Amra Rao shekh founded Amarsar.On death of his old father Rao Mokal, Rao Shekha took over the reigns in 1459, at that time he was only 12.

Shekhawt's and Shekhawati (area in which they reside) has given maximum number of soldiers to the country. And about 30,000 of this regions soldiers have died in first and second world war. Maximum causalities of soldiers in Kargil conflict were of Shekhawati region. This area is also recipient of the first Param veer chakra in India, which was won by Piru Singh Shekhawat of village Rampura beri (district- Churu). He was from 6th Rajputana Rifles. Most of the Rajput troops from shekhawati are enrolled in Rajputana Rifles, rajput regiment and grenadiers regiment.

Mewar is the oldest kingdom of the world. Mewar or Udaipur state was founded by Guhil 568 AD, and his descendants have ruled over the area ever since. Separated from the rePicturest of India by mountains and dense forests, Mewar developed the spirit of iron discipline and stoic resolve, which was to become its most salient feature and to arm its determined resistance.

Sisodia, the major clan of Mewar since Maharana HAMIR SINGH I (1326-1364). Prior to that, since Guhil (569-586) founded the dynasty, the original Guhilot family ruled Mewar. However, in the 12th century, Chittor came under attack and the Mewar capital was relocated at AHAR. It was during this period that there was a FAMILY SPLIT. For reasons unknown, the breakaway occurred possibly towards the end of the reign of Rawal KARAN (RAN) SINGH I (1158-1168). Two of his sons, Mahap and Rahap, quit Ahar, possibly in anger that another son, KSHEM SINGH had been declared Karan's heir. Mahap established a small, independent kingdom at Dungarpur. Rahap defeated Mokal, the Paramara (Parihara) Prince of Mandor at SISODA. He established a junior branch of the Guhilot family at Sisoda, naming his clan Sisodias after the town, and taking the title of 'Rana'.

Sisoda, a town about 15 km. northwest of NATHDWARA, which became the headquarters of the breakaway branch of the ruling Guhilot family of Mewar, naming themselves SISODIA after the town. See following entry, and MEWAR FAMILY SPLIT.

Genealogy: The line of succession of the Sisodia Ranas was Rahap, Narpat, Dinkaran, Jaskaran Nagpal, Puran Pal, Prithi Pal, Bhuvan Singh, Bhim Singh, Jai Singh and Laksha (or Lakshman) Singh.

Laksha was killed at the first sack of Chittor (1303), as was the ruler of Mewar, Rawal RATAN SINGH I. Laksha's grandson, Hamir succeeded him, and also the king. Thus the Sisodias became the ruling family of Mewar with HAMIR SINGH I (1326-1364), who replaced the age-old, traditional title of 'Rawal' with that of the Sisodias, 'Rana', extending it to 'Maharana'.

In his Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, James TOD recounts an amusing story of the origin of the name Sisodia. He claims an old holy man near Bhainsrorgarh told it to him.

In these wilds, an ancient Rana of Chittor (actually Ahar, as his patronymic in this tale is Ahariya) sat down to a got (feast) consisting of the game slain in the chase: and being very hungry, he hastily swallowed a piece of meat to which a gadfly adhered. The fly grievously tormented the Rana's stomach, and he sent for a physician. The wise man (bedi) secretly ordered an attendant to cut off the tip of a cow's ear, as the only means of saving the monarch's life. On obtaining this forbidden morsel (the cow being sacred to a Hindu, the consumption of beef is therefore anathema), the bedi folded it in a piece of thin cloth, and attaching a string to it, made the royal patient swallow it. The gadfly fastened on to the bait, and was dragged to light. The physician was rewarded; but the curious Rana insisted on knowing by what means the cure was effected. When he heard that a piece of sacred kine had passed his lips, he determined to expiate the enormity in a manner that its heinousness required, and to swallow boiling lead (sisa)! A vessel was put on the fire, and half a ser soon melted, when, praying that his involuntary offence might be forgiven, he boldly drank it off; but lo! It passed through him like water. From that day, the name of the tribe was changed from Aharya to Sisodia (possibly after the miraculous dose of molten lead, 'sisa').

Told called it "an absurd tale"; as stated above, the name Sisodia was derived from the village of Sesoda in western Mewar. Author, Chandradioji Sisodia, writing in the time of Maharana Fateh Singh, paid the clan this eulogistic (and, of course, biased) tribute:

The noblest of the noble race of Rajputs, represent the elder branch of the Suryanvanshi (Children of the Sun) Raghuvansi, another patronymic derived from the predecessor of Rama from whom (as genealogists state), all the solar lines descended. The titles of many of these families are disputed. But the entire Aryan or Hindu race yield unanimous franchise to the Chief of the Sisodias, as the legitimate heir to the throne of Many, Ishwaku, Delipa, Raghu, Darasratha, and Rama, and style him 'Hindua Suraj' (sun of the Hindu race) and 'Yavadaryakulakamladhivarkara' (sun of the entire Aryan race). He is universally allowed to be the first of the 36 royal clans, therefore, as the crowning ornament of the Aryan aristocracy is quite beyond all question of rivalry.



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(Ashok kashyap, 2012-06-06 16:47)

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(Rana Tayyab, 2012-06-04 11:52)

aik rajput ho aur oper se wo musalman ho to non muslim kuch b nhi un k aagy.non muslim abhi muslims ko janty nhi hm musalmano ki dain hai zindgi agr fatah makka pr katna shuro krty to na india hota no non muslims hoty.hm jis ki ummat hain unho ne hm ko sulah rehmi aur bhai chaara apnana sikhaya hai danga fasaad nhi.musalamo ko kmzor mt smjhna aik din is dunya mein koi nhi hoga lekin musalman zror hoga tb aye gi qiyamat.


(Rana Tayyab, 2012-06-04 11:41)

I m proud to Be A rajput.becoz rajput r greats & strong.


(DILIP SINGH, 2012-06-04 11:19)


Veer Bhoggya Vashundhra........Jai Rajputana........

(Ram Nivas Chauhan, 2012-05-23 14:57)

Kon kahta hai ke mushalman(Katwe) Rajput hote hai,

Are Rajput to wo hote hai jinke hath me talwar or mathe par keshri tilak hota hai

Or aik baat yaad rakhna mullo......ke jab katwe kate jayenge........to ram-ram chillayenge

Re: Veer Bhoggya Vashundhra........Jai Rajputana........

(Rana Rizwan, 2012-05-31 14:44)

Bahi Jan Ham Sb Ko Ek Hona Chaheye Apni Qom K Liye Aur Ye Such Hai Rajput Non Muslim Cast Hai Par App Ko Patah Hai Khuwaja Mooen Deen Chishti Jab India Aaye Thay Dawat Di Deen KI To History Hai App Nay 9200000 Lakh Logo Ko MUslim KIya Aksiriyat Rajput KI Thi Ham Logo Ki thi Matlab aur ajj be ajmeer ka nazara dekh lo khud muslim se ziyada tum lo nazar aaty ho wahan bhi haq islam hai ye khuwaja ki shaan hai snsaar ki sundar nagri main waliyan k raja rehtay hain ek din tum b ham main hogay koi ek muslim dikha do jo pehlay muslim tha non muslim ho gaya main kitnay none muslim dikhun jo khud apni muhabbat se muslim huway hain ha ko pehchan kar

Beta Jani Rajput Is Rajput Buet Religion Is Religien Haq Islam He Mazhab

(Rana Rizwan, 2012-05-31 14:41)

Bahi Jan Ham Sb Ko Ek Hona Chaheye Apni Qom K Liye Aur Ye Such Hai Rajput Non Muslim Cast Hai Par App Ko Patah Hai Khuwaja Mooen Deen Chishti Jab India Aaye Thay Dawat Di Deen KI To History Hai App Nay 9200000 Lakh Logo Ko MUslim KIya Aksiriyat Rajput KI Thi Ham Logo Ki thi Matlab aur ajj be ajmeer ka nazara dekh lo khud muslim se ziyada tum lo nazar aaty ho wahan bhi haq islam hai ye khuwaja ki shaan hai snsaar ki sundar nagri main waliyan k raja rehtay hain ek din tum b ham main hogay koi ek muslim dikha do jo pehlay muslim tha non muslim ho gaya main kitnay none muslim dikhun jo khud apni muhabbat se muslim huway hain ha ko pehchan kar


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(Ajit chauhan, 2012-05-25 06:22)

Aao hm ak ho jaye or duniya ko dikha de ki hm yaro k yar or dusmno k dusman hai. Aao desh me fir se ram rajye laye aao hm ak ho jaye.
Jay bhawani.
Jay rajput


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(Amit Singh Bhandari, 2012-05-19 16:49)

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(AmIT Singh Bhandari, 2012-05-19 16:37)

At the time of Mughals lots of Hindu Rajputs were converted forcefully ....and also some feared Rajputs Married their Daughters with Mughals to save thier people from Akbar's Army .....that why some of them Were borned from Rajput mother's and called them Rajput....But what ever ...those converted can ....reconvert to Hinduism.......Jai Shri Ram...JAi Shurya VAnsh

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(AK ZALA, 2012-05-14 06:55)

Just Sword in hand is not the only symbol of Rajput.... banna....
neki, imandari, dayaa, tyaag, grandeour with simplicity..... the person who posseas this qualities is a true rajput...

jai rajputana . .

(parihar rajput, 2012-05-12 05:59)

j rajput hove ta jigra na hove goli mar do. . .bkz rajput is d name of braviour .

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