Origin of Jats is a highly controversial topic. There are many theories who believe that Jats are the ancient ruler or true descendent of Aryans. Some of them believe in their mythical origin. They say that Jats are the descendent of Lord Shiva etc. While some other sources of medieval India tells another view about the origin of this peasant community. This paper will analyse all perspective about their origin and try to find out which theory is very near about their origin.
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Vikas Malik. Origins of the Jats: Myth and Reality. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences. 2017; 5(4):223-230.