From the tag of 'India’s most backward district', Mewat in Haryana has come a long way to now being the best performer amongst all the Aspirational Districts of India.
Gujjar quota stir: Today’s protesters are descendants of the Gurjar-Pratiharas, once among India's grandest empires
They once held sway over great expanses and wielded huge power. But the British classifying the Gurjars as “Criminal Tribes” because of their participation in the Revolt of 1857 deterred their progress.
The Jat rebellion raged on through 1669; in November, Aurangzeb himself marched to Mathura. But putting down this revolt was far from simple.