Dahiya

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Dahiya is a Rajput[1] and Jat clan[2] in India.

History[edit]

Traditionally, the Rajput Dahiyas claimed descent from the mythological sage Dadhichi, and Dahiya may be an Apabhransha form of "Dadhya" (derived from Dadhichi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jai Narayan Asopa (1976). Origin of the Rajputs. Bharatiya Publishing House. p. 134. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Chandhoke, S. K. (1990). Nature and Structure of Rural Habitations. Concept Publishing Company. p. 82. ISBN 978-8-170-22253-8.