The name Nagpur is probably taken from Nagavanshis, who ruled in this part of the country in ancient times. Chota is a corruption of the word Chutia, a village in the outskirts of Ranchi, which has the remains of an old fort belonging to the Nagavanshis.
- Chusia (चुसिया) Chusiya (चुसिया) is gotra of Jats. This gotra started after people who moved out from place called Chutia Nagpur in Madhya Pradesh (now Chhattisgarh). 
- Agharia (अघरिया) Aghariya (अघरिया) Agaria (अगरिया) are Jat Kshatriyas found in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Chhota Nagpur. They have originated from Agra region and hence known as Agaria which changed to Agharia due to linguistic variations.
According to Dilip Singh Ahlawat , The Naga Jats ruled over Kantipur, Mathura, Padmavati, Kausambi, Nagpur, Champavati, (Bahgalpur) and in the central India, in western Malwa, Nagaur (Jodhpur- Rajasthan). In addition they ruled the ancient land of Shergarh, (Kotah Rajasthan), Madhya Pradesh (Central India), Chutiya Nagpur, Khairagarh, Chakra Kotiya and Kawardha. The great scholar, Jat Emperor, Bhoja Parmar, mother Shashiprabha was a maiden of a Naga Clan.
Chhotta Nagpur Plateau
Chhotta Nagpur Plateau is one of the primary topographical division of Chhattisgarh. In the north of this plateau lies the Indo Gangetic plain and in its south river Mahanadi has formed its riverine basin. The topography of Chhota Nagpur Plateau is undulating and it is dotted with small hillocks and mounds.
The Chhota Nagpur Plateau can be divided into three parts. The plateau region occupies an area of about 65,509 sq km. The smaller plateau regions of Kodarma, Hazaribagh and Ranchi form parts of Chhota Nagpur Plateau region. Of these three plateaus, the Ranchi plateau is the largest one. The elevation of the plateau land in this part is about 700 meter. Chhottanagpur Plateau is formed of ancient Precambrian rocks.
Chhota Nagpur Plateau is one of the oldest geographical division of India. It is associated with the ancient civilizations of India. This plateau region is also associated with the glorious history of India. The plateau region of India is rich in mineral deposits. There are some tourists sites located near Chhota Nagpur plateau region.
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