Wednesday, May 29, 2024


The people of Haryana belong to the Indo Aryan type and in parts to the Indo-Dravidian type. Harayan's population,are divided into a number of castes (jatis).

The main classes of people in Haryana are the Brahmins, the Rajputs,the Jats,the Ahirs and the allied agricultural communities. From the ancient past to the present, religion provides the main basis of the structure of the Haryana society. In the early times people professed Hinduism. After some time Jainism and Buddhism came to have their hold on the people. In the medieval times came Islam, followed by Sikhism and Christianity.

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