History notes for SSC: Who were Aryans?

There is a big debate about the origin of the Aryans. Some people say that Aryans were indigenous of India while others say that they were invaders who came and pushed the native Indians to South India (Dravidians). We will not get into the discussion. Rather we will see some facts which may be relevant foe our exams.

Facts about Aryans:

  • The meaning of the word Aryan is “High Born”
  • They used the language “Sanskrit”
  • Aryans wrote all the Vedic texts
  • According to different historians they have different origin

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