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Madhuriputra was an Ahir[1] king from Yadav Rajputs.[2] The Nasik inscription speaks of king Madhuriputra Ishwarsena / Mathariputra Ishvarsena[3], the Abhir and a son of Shivadatta. This dynasty originated in AD 249-50, an era called Kalachuri or Chedi in later times. Some historians consider the Chutus to be a branch of the Satavahanas.[4] Historically, Ahirs founded Ahir Batak town (Ahrora) in Central Provinces and Ahirwada in Jhansi. Rudramurti Ahir, an Army General, who later became a king, Madhuriputr, Ishwarsena and Shivdatta[5] like well known kings of Ahir lineage mingled with Yadav Rajputs.[6]


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  2. ^ K. S. Singh (1 January 1998). People of India: Rajasthan. Popular Prakashan. pp. 44–. ISBN 978-81-7154-766-1. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
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  5. ^ Maharashtra (India) (1962). Maharashtra State gazetteers, Volume 3 Gazetteer of India Gazetteers of British India, 1833-1962 Imperial gazetteer. District series Imperial gazetteers of India India gazetteers Maharashtra State Gazetteers, Maharashtra (India). Directorate of Government Print., Stationery and Publications, Maharashtra State. p. 104. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 
  6. ^ K. S. Singh, B. K. Lavania (1998). Rajasthan, Volume 1 Volume 38 of People of India, Kumar Suresh Singh Part 1 of People of India: Rajasthan, Anthropological Survey of India Rajasthan, Anthropological Survey of Indi. Popular Prakashan. p. 44. ISBN 9788171547661. Retrieved 29 February 2016.