In the time of Mahmud of Ghazni (ruled 997 to 1030 AD) the chief of the Dors was Hardatta of Baran, who founded Meerut and Hapur. He succeeded the Baran dynasty founded by a Tomar chief, Ahibaran.
About the beginning of the 12th century, the power of the Dor began to wane. They were attacked by invaders. The Dor Raja, Pirthviraj, called in others to aid him, including a large band of Bargujar warriors. RaoRaja Pratap Singh ruler of Barauli Rao,was the general in charge of the war party entrusted the duty of subduing the invaders, and in a long and determined struggle he succeeded in driving them out. As a reward the Dor Raja gave him his daughter in marriage.
Pavars of Dhargadh, Chohans of Nagelgadh, Simal of Dodgadh, Ghelot of Ahirgadh, Kaba of Dhondgadh, Khavi of Modgadh, Solanki of Rohadgadh, Chauthan of Kampegadh, Mori of Chitodgadh, Nikumbh of Modgadh, Toka of Asirgadh, Gohel of Khedgadh, Chavda of patangadh, Jhala of Patargadh, Dodiye of Jaitpur, Vaghela of Budhelagadh, Huna of Akhilgadh, Survate of Bubbati, Gujaric of Palegadh, Padhikar of Sodhagadh, Nimbol of Jhatangadh, Devare of Taragadh. Bhagesa of Ramgadh, Kagva of Kalpigadh, Wanhol of Dhauhaligadh, Dode of Krishnagadh, Tovar of Delhi, Khapre of Gajyaiwadh, Khichi of Analvadgadh, Jadav of Junagadh, Makvane of Makdaigadh, Barod of Bahmangadh, Dabhi of Kapadvagadh, Harihar of Hormajgadh, Gaud of Ajmir, Javkhedye of Shvetbandha, Sakhele of Ranjea, Bhatele of Jotpur, Suryavanshi of Sarvargadh, Borsi or Borad of Borigadh, and Kalumba of Rumigadh. Mr. J. Pollen, C. S,] are said originally to have been Dor Rajputs. [Dor Rajputs have disappeared from Rajputana where they were once famous and included in the thirty-six royal races. (Tod's Rajasthan, I. 105).