In what ways was the history of the Gonds different from that of the Ahoms? Were there any similarities?

The histories of Ahoms and Gonds were different in the way that:

1. Gonds were completely annexed by the Mughals, while the Ahoms managed to reclaim their independence soon after their annexation.

2. Gonds lived in vast forest region called Gondwana while Ahoms were migrated to Brahmaputra velley.

3. Gonds practiced shifting cultivation and Ahoms didn’t.

They were similar in the fact that:

● Both had risen from being small tribal communities to becoming powerful tribal states.

● Both the tribes modeled themselves on other centralized kingdoms.

● Both the tribes had centralized administration system.