He and his party then mounted and, surrounded by the jats, rode to Bhurtpoor.
That the jats probably supplied the main stock has been admitted.
Converts, or recruits, came chiefly from the fighting tribes of the jats, but in theory admission was free.
The next day the jats, to the number of 20,000, attacked them on the march.
Yet the European Gipsies are all this, and at the same time ‘horsey’ like the jats.
Instant action was demanded and instantly the 2nd Battalion and a battalion of jats moved forward to the attack.
It was inhabited by a people called jats, who differed in many respects from the communities round them.
jats, are the principal race in the Punjab, where they number 4½ millions, and are engaged in agriculture.
Officer going down: 'They've Walers, and you can't feed 'em, and the —th are all jats.
They are unquestionably Gipsies, and it is probable that many of them accompanied the early migration of jats and Doms.