Gwalvanshi Ahir

The Gwalvanshi Ahir are descendants of Gopas (cowherds). The Ahirs (Yadavs) are divided into different subdivisions (Gwalvanshi, Yaduvanshi and Nandvanshi).[1] They belong to Yaduvanshi stock.[2]


  1. Heath, Anthony F.; Jeffery, Roger (2010-04-15). Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches. OUP/British Academy. ISBN 978-0-19-726451-5.
  2. Sherring, Matthew Atmore (1872). Hindu Tribes and Castes. Thacker, Spink & Company.