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Patial is a Suryavanshi Rajput clan of Chattari lineage in North India that claims direct descent from Rama Chandra of the Raghav (Raghuvanshi) Rajput clan.

They are a branch of Sisodya Rajputs of Rajputana who moved out of Mewar during the reign of Rana Amar Singh as he accepted the Mughal supremacy of Jehangir and settled in Eastern Hills.

Patial women wear Gold jewellery on their feet as a tradition. Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur explains

Because they respected Gold, ordinary (Rajput) women did not wear gold on their feet. Only if you were of royal blood did you wear gold on your feet and if you were that class you never put on silver.[1]

Ordinarily, Rajput women and women of all other Kshatriya groups use silver jewellery on their feet.


  1. ^ Lives of the Indian Princes, by Charles Allen and Sharada Dwivedi. ISBN 81-86982-05-1, Pub: Business Publications Inc, Page 168.