Jatav - History and Cultural Relations

Origins of the Jatavs, as well as most other Chamar and Untouchable castes, are mythical. Some say the Jatavs are the product of marriage of upper-caste Jats with Chamar women. Jatavs themselves deny such origins. In preindependent India they claimed upper-caste Kshatriya or warrior origin. In post-independent India many have claimed to be descendants of India's ancient Buddhists. This claim is in part a rejection of Untouchable status and in part an assertion of a political identity of equality rejecting the caste system.

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Nov 6, 2011 @ 1:01 am
1. what there is some evidence that JATAV origin is the product of marriage of upper-caste Jats with Chamar women ?
2.Jataves were survivors of the ancient war between Parashuram, the legend of the Brahmins, and Kshatriyas, forced into hiding. Proof of Kshatriya ancestry is found in a series of correspondences or status similarities between Jatav and Other Kshatriya clana. These includes identical gotras, and such Kshatriya-like ceremonies as shooting a cannon at wedding and the use of the bow and arrow at the birth.
3. change this history don't put any history without any referencess
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Dec 8, 2012 @ 6:18 pm
Jatav is a very progressive sub- caste of Scheduled Caste in India. The word "JATAV" is mainly used in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, while in other state they are known from different names. They strongly believes in Buddhism and Philosphy of Great Baba Saheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.Jatav is a very great cast of SC`s as they focused on education and their living style also this is only one cast who left their business of leather as they untouchable for that (which is now running by baniya`s. Also among all SC`s this is only the cast which is doing things good and also give respect every body also does hard work As we all know Dr. BR ambedkar was not from Jatav cast But Only this cast gives thanks to him as these people knows "Namak Halali" thats right he made a law for all but we think we are success because of him(baba sahab) only jatav has their photo in their house. we are like Rajput our ritual are like rajput. may be our origin is rajput.many time we are also called as chamar. but we are very loyal and we proude to be jatavs and thanks to baba sahab.we follow a good path not like yadav,jat,gujjar who got alots of money as muawja but still doing robbary,stealing,gundagardi. we are also have gotra. we follow all rule regulation like rajput.Just because of our this nature evry cast like us and among all sc only Jatavs are successfull very famous jatavs are: Mayawati (born 1956), Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh[citation needed]
Begraj, (born 1943 ) (social activist )
Miss Pooja, Punjabi Singer
Manoj Kumar Gautam ,MK Airways
Krishna Tirath (born 1955), Minister, central Government of India[citation needed]
Sarika Singh ,MP from Hathras
Sangh Priya Gautam , Ex Central Minister
Ashok Kumar Pradhan, MP & Ex. Central Minister
Ashok TanwarMP,Secretary of All India Congress Committee. Ex. president Indian Youth Congress & NSUI.
Tej Singh, Founder & President of Ambedkar Samaj Party
Amar Nath (jalebi wala) (born 1946), social worker and bjp leader
Upendra Kishor (born 1964) (A Modern Thinker)
Rinku Singh Rahi , PCS officer,Dalit activist
Ashok Vishrant(Born 1970) (progressive Thinker)
Divya Bharti, (born 1974) (actress)
Begraj, (born 1943 ) (social activist )
Kashiram ji Bahujan Samaaj Party
[ sukhveer singh,president of akhil bhartiya lok sewak sangh rajasthan ]
[ Jagganath Pahadia,*[ He was Chief Minister of Rajasthan state from 6 June 1980 to 14 July 1981]
Dr.Dharamveer Singh Ashok,Advocate (Former Minister in UP Govt.And he had sacrificed the ministry to in the interest of party organization,and now in-charge of odisha pradesh
Sonu nigam (singer)
Late punjabi singer chamkila
P N Jatav (rtd. IAS IRTS Indian Railway )
We are not cheaters and we are "yaro k yar hain, usoool k pakkke cast se jatav dusmano k chuda de chakke"
thats why so many jatav`s are in indian army/airforce/navy/police etc etc.
Thanks to all indians
Jai Hind
Shyam Sunder
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Jan 23, 2013 @ 6:06 am
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Mar 21, 2013 @ 6:06 am
Thank you very much, after go through your article , we are feeling very proud to belonging to jatav samaj, Thanks a lot
dev dutt lathet
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Jan 17, 2014 @ 3:03 am
good, keep it up..
Thank you very much, after go through your article , everyone will feel very proud to belonging to jatav samaj, Thanks a lot
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Jan 26, 2014 @ 3:15 pm
Jatav people should know one thing, we should keep only one title now n that is 'jatav' this is the only way now to come together n get organised as ONE.. but this is not sufficient, we should bring all our brothers together that is all castes of SC n OBC only then we can win.. we must think over it to start a new era that is JATAV'S ERA..
Gitam Singh
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Mar 30, 2014 @ 8:08 am
It is unbeliveble that Actor/Singer Sonu Nigam belongs to jatav comunity.
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Mar 30, 2014 @ 8:08 am
I feel that jatavs are very much short in defence services i.e. in Army/Airforce and navy specially in officers cadre. it will be really good if we uplift our Jatav comunity to join NDA/CDS and provid them some special tips/coching class to incourage jatav youth students to come in defence services
roshan lal gautam
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May 29, 2014 @ 7:07 am
It is very true that jatav are very freindly and putting more focus to impart higher education to their children. They believe in buddhism since this religion believen in equality and non violence. Jatav is more progressive compare to other community. I wish them for achieve more success and become assests of India. No body can say that Jatav any body belong to jatav ever involved in anti national activity. We love our country and its citizen as if they are our family members.
Nitesh Rajoriya
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Jul 3, 2014 @ 11:11 am
I love to know about our cast & cast fellow, I apeal to all cast fellow to make our officiel website to help in our unity.
Gyan Parkash
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Jul 7, 2014 @ 2:14 pm
We are proud to be jatav. I have happy to know our cast. What are we
abhishek gautam
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Jul 27, 2014 @ 10:22 pm
many people says that jatav is chamar but now i am confim and satisfy about jatav read this article. In finally go and improve your future for us and show our power. Make a powerful people.
Kuldeep Kumar
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Aug 22, 2014 @ 10:22 pm
I proud to be Jatav. Very very nice article. Keep it up
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Oct 25, 2014 @ 4:04 am
I proud to my community and guru .Every body know who i am But the think is that . I am Clearly Know Who I AM .
We Are a Idias Maker not Order Taker.
lakh veer singh
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Oct 25, 2014 @ 9:09 am
i proud to be jatav.it is very true that jatav are very friendly.
izhar ahmed
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Nov 26, 2014 @ 12:00 am
i proud to be jatav & sonu nigam i have happy to know always our cast.
kapil suryansh
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Jan 23, 2015 @ 10:22 pm
I m thankful to u also happy for that I m JATAV .
satwinder singh
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Feb 18, 2015 @ 10:10 am
as a member of caste of Baba sahib I respect all my family members. Doubt has no place when ur committed to ideology of baba sahib.caste has no place amongst sc,st,BC,obc, and religious miniorties converted from these peoples if they r honest towards country and original Indians.to consider ourselves as from higher castes is brahmin mat.we peoples as mentioned above r also followers of Mahatama Buddha and Guru nanak.they teach us sarbat da bhala.those peoples which hate us r anti national elements.amongst us if any body hate us he is of doubtful origin.
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Mar 29, 2015 @ 7:07 am
Today i read this article and i feel very much proud to be jatav and more than that to know about sonu migam^s caste.In the present scenerio it is much required to up lift ourselves than criticise other castes. Today we are so capable that we can provide better education as well as higher job oriented courses to our forthcoming generations. taking the example of Baba sahab if he were not so highly qualified,learned and scholar anybody would revered him.
thanks .
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Apr 18, 2015 @ 1:13 pm
i read this article and i feel very much proud to be jatav
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Apr 29, 2015 @ 7:07 am
Yes this is what we need to develop ourselves and change mindsets ,today iam feeling immense proud to say tht i am a jatav and yes what we need is fidm determination to prove ourselves and we are doing tht .the most imp thing tht i liked about the article is tht its genuiness andi wish evry personall the best ..:-))
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Jul 13, 2015 @ 10:10 am
I had not know any relation between Chamar and Jatav but after reading above article I understood the reality. Today I understood that both are same. Thanks.
pankaj kumar
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Jul 14, 2015 @ 6:18 pm
I always feel to be a jatav ,but I really sad about that cheep thinkers should not want to think that humanity is the our main cast .there is no place for cast if we think good or do good ,due to castism our nation back than any other country. No one said that we r Hindu or Hindustan.
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Jul 21, 2015 @ 11:23 pm
Hi guys... I am researcher and would like to tell about this strong cast "jatav"..first of all I would like to tell u that in early/old India approx BC...there were tWO fighter cast "Hoond" & "Jatiyas"..in India..after knowing there potentials they started "roti beti ka sambandh with each other..so that mix but pure strong blood of these casts became "jatav"..frankly if u research in right manner from history "not man made" but research of true history will actually tell what happened with jatavas by mangoles & aaryans..what they did to jatavas so that supressingly & helplessly they took such all "neech works" in India for surviving..they were never "chamars"..the details which are available on net about jatavs is posted by normal people or by the outsiders.."normal people who don't know about jatavas but jus wanna do discrimination will always say such stupid statements that "jatavs & chamars are same"..so please before saying anything for such respected cast do research a lot..thanks..Jai Hind..!
suryavanshi sachin
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Jul 25, 2015 @ 4:04 am
What is difference between jatav and chambhar. I can't understood from this send me reply
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Jul 31, 2015 @ 11:11 am
The difference between jatav & chamars are that..jatav is the fighter cast who took the responsibility to take cares of all SC'c rights..cares about femenin status of all SC females so that nobody will exploit females or poor's of this cast in ancient era but chamars do the bafellow skin work like making shoes..and lots.
But because other casts always wanted to insult SC'c..so that they categorize all SC'c as chamars..but the only thing which I never understood..on which standard other casts think that they are high cast..see
if there is no barber (naai)..who will cut there heir..
If there is no cobbler who will stich there shoes
If there is no sweeper who will clean there nasty toilets
If there is no chamar (leather worker) who will make leather so that people wear shoes/purse etc by wearing/keeping they show there fake fashionable class
If tailor (darji) is not there what people will wear..
Lots more work is done by SC'c...if they are not in the society.. Then think which kind of mess will appear in the society..
What an unbelievable pitty...that 99.9% this lower cast make society liveable place..everyone should be thankful to this cast..
Please stop such discrimination as these people are also humans as every human..please live and let live with respect & dignity to these people..thanks!
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Aug 2, 2015 @ 7:07 am

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