Jadam is a clan of Yaduvanshi Ahirs found in indian state Punjab and Haryana.[1] The name got changed from Jadav/Yadav to Jadam.[2][3]

History change

Jadams are said to be the great ancestors of the Samma tribe in Sindh.[4] Bhati Rajputs and Jadaun Rajputs are together called descendants of the Jadamas.[5] Some of the Jadams later on became Jats.[6]

References change

  1. Ibbetson, Sir Denzil; Maclagan (1990). Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North West Frontier Province. Asian Educational Services. ISBN 978-81-206-0505-3.
  2. Dogra, R. C.; Mansukhani, Gobind Singh (1995). Encyclopaedia of Sikh Religion and Culture. Vikas Publishing House. ISBN 978-0-7069-8368-5.
  3. Fox, Richard Gabriel (1977). Realm and Region in Traditional India. Duke University, Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia. ISBN 978-0-916994-12-9.
  4. ʻAlī, Anṡārī ʻAlī Sher (1901). A Short Sketch, Historical and Traditional, of the Musalman Races Found in Sind, Baluchistan and Afghanistan, Their Genealogical Sub-divisions and Septs, Together with an Ethnological and Ethnographical Account. Printed at the Commissioner's Press.
  5. Yadav, J. N. Singh (1992). Yadavas Through the Ages, from Ancient Period to Date. Sharada Publishing House. ISBN 978-81-85616-03-2.
  6. Singh, Vir (2007). The Jats: Their Role & Contribution to the Socio-economic Life and Polity of North & North-west India. Low Price Publications. ISBN 978-81-88629-68-8.