It may be
mentioned, incidentally, that it is pertinent to hold that the Rajputs, as a caste, are a
conglomerated body and have taken in various warrior families from Kashmir downwards.
carving outs a small principality of his own with the help of swords and men had the
liberty to call he subsequently accepted as such. In this a Rajput and was light also,
since at least from the beginning of the Christian era the Nagavanshi line of Chotanagpur
has had a highly Hinduised set-up, it will be futile to call them Mundas in origin.
To further the tempo of consolidation of power, the Maharaja of Chotanagpur brought in
a large number of and settled them with lands and tenures. This was to facilitate the
marriage of the boys and girls of the Nagavanshi chiefs and of their branches with the
descendants of the Rajput families.
Similarly, the Nagavanshi Rajputs and their tenureholders or Khorposdars brought in a
large number of Brahmins mostly from Orissa and gave them extensive lands so that the
priestly services could be done by them.