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.