Chauhan, Chouhan or Chohan is a clan that ruled parts of northern India in the medieval period. Prithviraj Chauhan, the last Hindu king of Delhi, was a member of this community.
|Common Ancestry:||Cheema, Chahal, Chohan Chahar, Chatha, Chhillar|
|Branches:||Sanchora, Songara, Lonia Hada, Deora, Bhadurias, Chavan, Rajkunwar.|
|Ruled in:||Nadol, Jalor, Dhundhar, Ajmer, Delhi, Haryana, Neemrana, Hadoti, Godwar, Awadh|
Ajmer (7th c.-1365)
Tulsipur (7th c.-1857 AD)
Rajput bardic accounts describe the Chauhans as one of the four Agnikula Rajput clans which claims to have originated from a sacrificial fire-pit (agnikunda) at Mount Abu to fight against the Asuras or demons whereas in context Agnikula is considered as another branch of Suryavanshi Rajput descent.
Descendants of these Chauhan Rajput ruled princely states in Western and Northern India until the pre-independence era.
Manik Rai (AD 685), progenitor of Chauhan dynasty was lord of Ajmer and Sambhar in Western Rajwara.
Chauhan Dynasty Provinces
|Bhaddaiyan Raj||Princely State||23rd Jan, 2015|
|Chandrapur & Padampur||Zamindari||15th Dec, 2014|
|Changbhakar||Princely State||15th Dec, 2014|
|Deara||Taluq||15th Sep, 2014|
|Dhami||Princely State||14th May, 2013|
|Garhi||Jagir||16th Oct, 2014|
|Jashpur||Princely State||2nd Feb, 2013|
|Jhargram||Zamindari||30th Jun, 2013|
|Karaudia||Princely State||1st Dec, 2014|
|Khariar||Zamindari||30th Sep, 2013|
|Korea||Princely State||23rd Jul, 2014|
|Kotharia||Jagir||21st May, 2013|
|Mainpuri||Zamindari||28th Aug, 2014|
|Nimkhera||Princely State||23rd Jul, 2014|
|Nimrana||Thikana||20th Jan, 2015|
|Palanhera||Thikana||30th Jul, 2014|
|Parsoli||Jagir||9th Sep, 2013|
|Patna||Princely State||3rd Mar, 2015|
|Raipur Rani||Zamindari||23rd Jul, 2014|
|Sanjeli||Princely State||7th Apr, 2014|
|Saraswa||Jagir||15th Oct, 2013|
|Sonepur||Princely State||5th May, 2013|
|Tulsipur||Princely State||30th Oct, 2014|