Mian are Rajput clans of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh states in India.[1][2]

The Mian Rajputs, are the clan, to which the rulers of Jammu & Kashmir and rulers of erstwhile princely states of Himachal Pradesh belong. They do not generally engage in trade or agriculture. They are major land owners and prefer to join cavalry or army by choice. The ruling family of Jamwal Rajput call themselves Mian Rajputs[1] [3][4]


  1. ^ a b History of the PUNJAB Hill States,Volume 1, J. Hutchinson and J.Ph. Vogel, P - 61, 1933, by Superintendent, Government Printing, Lahore, Punjab
  2. ^ India, Anthropological Survey of (1996). Himachal Pradesh. Anthropological Survey of India. p. 458. ISBN 978-81-7304-094-8. Retrieved 22 April 2021.
  3. ^ Bowles, Gordon Townsend (1977). The People of Asia. Scribner. p. 160. ISBN 978-0-684-15625-5. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  4. ^ Rai, Mridu (2004). Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects: Islam, Rights, and the History of Kashmir. Hurst. p. 160. ISBN 978-1-85065-701-9. Retrieved 23 April 2021.