The Ahir clans are the various subsets of the Ahir community of India. They include those in the following list.Madhurat(majaraut) subcaste of Yadav clan dominant in patna, nalanda ,chhapra, vaishali, samastipur, muzaffarpur madhubani, khagaria, saharsa, madhepura, supaul, purnia ,munger, jamui, bhagalpur, bhojpur, jehanabad.
Aheer clans in North India
The Yaduvanshi Ahir also spelled Jadubansis, Jadubans, Yadavanshi, Yadavamshi) are descent from the ancient Yadava tribe of Lord Krishna., The Yaduvanshi trace their origin to King Yadu.Mostly Yaduvanshi Ahirs Lives in the Ahirwal region .Where they are known for their great warriorhood as they participate in many war like battle of Karnal under the command of Rao Balkishan (King of Rewari) against Nadir Shah to help Delhi Sultnate , battle of Nasibpur (Narnaul in 1857),and post indipendence Battle of Rezangla , Badgam and many more.
A legendary story of the origin of the Nandvanshi Ahirs narrates that on his way to kill the rakshasas, Krishna crossed the river Yamuna accompanied by the Gawlis; those that crossed the river with him became the Ahir Nandavanshi.
The Ghosi are a community found mainly in North India. They were the Zamidaars and small kings of various parts of country. The Ghosi (Muslims) claim descent from Rathore Rajput, Gurjar and Ahir communities.
The Phatak is one of the clans of Ghosi Ahir Yadavs who were agriculturalists, soldiers and small Kings. One of the Ahir Phatak Rana a very brave soldier was married to the daughter of a Ghosi Ahir King Digpal of Mahaban.
The Ahar are a Hindu caste of agriculturists. The Ahar tribe are spread through Rohilkhand and other districts of N.W. provinces, following pastoral pursuits. They claim to descended from Yadu.
Gujarati Ahirs Clans
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