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Rohilla
The Rohilla
Rohilla
Pathans, or Rohilla
Rohilla
Afghan, is a community of Urdu-speaking people of Pashtun ethnicity, historically found in Rohilkhand, a region in the state of Uttar Pradesh, North India. It forms the largest Pashtun diaspora
Pashtun diaspora
community in India, and has given its name to the Rohilkhand
Rohilkhand
region. Historically, the terms Pashtun and Afghan were synonymous, but the present-day Indian constitution does not recognise Pathan (the term used by those east of the Indus for Pashtuns) as being synonymous with Afghan.[1] The Rohilla
Rohilla
Pathans are found all over Uttar Pradesh, but are more concentrated in the Rohilkhand
Rohilkhand
regions of Bareilly, Shahjahanpur
Shahjahanpur
and Rampur district
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Khattak
The Khattak
Khattak
(Pashto: خټک‎ [xaˈʈak]), is a Pashtun tribe numbering over 3 million, which speaks a variant of the softer Kandahari Pashto. It is one of the oldest Pashtun tribes. The Khattaks are settled along the western bank of the Indus River
Indus River
from as north upwards as Lund Khwar, Katlang, Sawaldher, Sher Garh and near Malakand, Nowshera District, Kohat District, Mianwali District, Attock District & Karak District
Karak District
in Pakistan. Across the Durand line, a smaller number of Khattaks are scattered in Kandahar, Ghazni, Logar and Khost
Khost
in Afghanistan
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Yusafzai
The Yūsufzai, also called Yousafzai, is a tribe of Pashtun people found in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
of Pakistan, and in some eastern parts of Afghanistan. History[edit] The tribe are mentioned by Babur
Babur
in the 16th century. They were a pastoral nomadic tribe and served Babur
Babur
well in his campaign against Lodhis, Dilazaks and the Jahangeeri-Swatis. Due to their successful intrigues against their masters mentioned above Babur
Babur
even ordered that the daughter of Malik Shahmansur their elder at that time be included in his harem.[citation needed] It is claimed that by the 1580s the Yusufzai numbered about 100,000 households
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Sindh
Sindh
Sindh
/sɪnd/ (Sindhi: سنڌ‎ ; Urdu: سندھ‬‎) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, in the southeast of the country. Historically home to the Sindhi people, it is also locally known as the Mehran.[6][7] Sindh
Sindh
is the third largest province of Pakistan
Pakistan
by area, and second largest province by population after Punjab. Sindh
Sindh
is bordered by Balochistan
Balochistan
province to the west, and Punjab province to the north. Sindh
Sindh
also borders the Indian states of Gujarat
Gujarat
and Rajasthan
Rajasthan
to the east, and Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the south
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Nadir Shah
Khorasan CampaignMashhad Sangan SabzevarAfghan Campaigns1st Afghan CampaignKafer Qal'eh Herat
Herat
17292nd Afghan Campaign QandaharSafavid restorationDamghan Khwar pass Murche-Khort Isfahan ZarghanFirst Ottoman WarWest Persian CampaignNahavand MalayerTahmasp's CampaignYerevanMesopotamian Campaign1st Baghdad Samarra Kirkuk Caucasus <
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Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°N 65°E / 33°N 65°E / 33; 65Islamic Republic of Afghanistanد افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت‬ (Pashto) Da Afġānistān Islāmī Jumhoryat جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان‬ (Dari) Jomhūrīyyeh Eslāmīyyeh AfġānestānFlagCoat of armsMotto: لا إله إلا الله، محمد رسول الله‬ "Lā ʾilāha ʾillā llāh, Muhammadun rasūlu llāh" "There is no God but Allah; Muhammad
Muhammad
is the messenger of Allah. (Shahada)Anthem: Millī Surūd ملي سرود‬ (English: "National Anthem")Capital and larg
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Hindi-Urdu
Hindustani (Hindi: हिन्दुस्तानी,[a] Urdu: ہندوستانی‎,[b] [ˌɦɪnd̪ʊsˈt̪aːniː], lit. 'of Hindustan'[8]), colloquially known by some as Hamari/Apni Boli (lit. our language)[9][10] and historically also known as Hindavi, Dehlavi, Hindi-Urdu, and Rekhta, is the lingua franca of North India
India
and Pakistan.[11][12] It is an Indo-Aryan language, deriving its base primarily from the Khariboli
Khariboli
dialect of Delhi
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Mughal Empire
The Mughal Empire
Empire
(Urdu: مغلیہ سلطنت‬‎, translit. Mughliyah Saltanat)[8][2] or Mogul Empire[9] was an empire in the Indian subcontinent, founded in 1526
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Aurangzeb
Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad[3] (Persian: محي الدين محمد‎) (3 November 1618 – 3 March 1707),[1] commonly known by the sobriquet Aurangzeb
Aurangzeb
(Persian: اورنگ‌زیب‎ "Ornament of the Throne")[3] or by his regnal title Alamgir (Persian: عالمگير‎ "Conqueror of the World"),[4] was the sixth, and widely considered the last effective Mughal emperor
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Rajput
Rajput
Rajput
(from Sanskrit
Sanskrit
raja-putra, "son of a king") is a caste from the Indian subcontinent. The term Rajput
Rajput
covers various patrilineal clans historically associated with warriorhood: several clans claim Rajput status, although not all claims are universally accepted. The term "Rajput" acquired its present meaning only in the 16th century, although it is also anachronistically used to describe the earlier lineages that emerged in northern India from 6th century onwards. In the 11th century, the term "rajaputra" appeared as a non-hereditary designation for royal officials. Gradually, the Rajputs emerged as a social class comprising people from a variety of ethnic and geographical backgrounds
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Ghilzai
The Ghilji
Ghilji
(Pashto: غلجي‎ Ghəljī), Persian: غل‌زایی‎), also called Khaljī (خلجي), Khiljī, Ghilzai, or Gharzai (غرزی; ghar means "mountain" and zai "born of"), are the largest Pashtun tribal confederacy.[1] The Ghilji
Ghilji
at various times became rulers of present Afghanistan region and were the most dominant Pashtun confederacy from c. 1000 A.D. until 1747 A.D., when power shifted to the Durranis.[2] The Ghilji
Ghilji
tribes are today scattered all over Afghanistan
Afghanistan
and some parts of Pakistan, but most are concentrated in the region from Zabul to Kabul province, with Ghazni and Paktika provinces in the center of their region. The Ghilji
Ghilji
tribes are also settled in Balochistan[3] and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan
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Safdar Jang
Abul Mansur Mirza
Mirza
Muhammad Muqim Ali Khan better known as Safdar Jang (Urdu: صفدرجنگ‎, Hindi: सफ़्दरजंग),(b. c. 1708 – d. 5 October 1754), was the Subadar
Subadar
Nawab
Nawab
of Oudh
Oudh
(the ruler of the Indian state of Oudh, also known as Awadh) from 19 March 1739 to 5 October 1754.[1] He was a descendant of Qara Yusuf from the Kara Koyunlu.Contents1 Biography 2 Tomb 3 See also 4 References 5 Notes 6 External linksBiography[edit] In 1739 he succeeded his father-in-law and maternal uncle, the Burhan ul Mulk Saadat Ali Khan I
Saadat Ali Khan I
to the throne of Oudh, apparently by paying Nadir Shah
Nadir Shah
twenty million rupees
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Marwat
The Marwat (Pashto: مروت‎) is a Pashtun tribe, a branch of the Lohani[1] tribe and belong to Lodi section of the Mati Afghans, located primarily in Lakki Marwat
Lakki Marwat
District, parts of Dera Ismail Khan District, some villages of Tank district and in the Katawaz
Katawaz
area of Afghanistan. The Marwats are also known as Spin Lohani (White faction of Lohanis), and their most closely related kin are other Lohani tribes like Miya Khel, Daulat Khel and Tatur. In the Afghan dynasty of Hind (1451-1526), Lohanis were the most powerful among the Lodi Afghans and were in possession of one quarter of jagirs in India
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Durrani
Durrani[pronunciation?] (Pashto: دراني‎) or Abdali[pronunciation?] (Pashto: ابدالي‎) is the name of a prominent Sarbani Pashtun tribal confederation in Afghanistan
Afghanistan
and Pakistan. They have been called Durrani
Durrani
since the beginning of the Durrani Empire
Durrani Empire
in 1747.[1] Durrani
Durrani
are found throughout Afghanistan and Pakistan; although large concentrations are found in southern Afghanistan, they are also found to a lesser extent in east, west and central Afghanistan. Many Durranis are found in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
and Punjab provinces of Pakistan. The Durrani
Durrani
Pashtuns of the Afghan capital Kabul are usually bilingual in Pashto and Dari Persian
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Tareen
The Tareen
Tareen
(or Tarin) (Pashto: ترین‎) is a tribe of Western Pashtun who inhabit Southern Afghanistan, the Balochistan
Balochistan
province of Pakistan
Pakistan
and Hazara region of northwestern Pakistan.[1][2]Contents1 History 2 Branches (septs) 3 Languages 4 Diaspora4.1 Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan 4.2 India 4.3 Afghanistan 4.4 Balochistan5 Notable people of Tareen
Tareen
descent 6 ReferencesHistory[edit] Little is known of the Tareen
Tareen
prior to Muhammad Ghori's incursions into India
India
in the late 12th century. However, much of the tribe is still living a mostly nomadic life in their native lands of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
and Pishin.[3][4] The Tareen
Tareen
people identify with descent from Sharkbun, a grandson of Qais Abdur Rasheed
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Kakar
The Kakar
Kakar
(Pashto: کاکړ, Urdu: کاکڑ, Hindi: काकड़) is a Gharghashti Pashtun tribe, based mostly in the Balochistan Province of Pakistan, and Loy Kandahar in Afghanistan. After the partition of British India, Hindu
Hindu
members of the Kakar tribe, known as Sheen Khalai (Pashto: شین خالئی, Hindi: शीन ख़लाई), became settled in Unniara, Rajasthan, India.[1]Contents1 Legendary origin 2 History 3 Notable people 4 Further reading 5 ReferencesLegendary origin[edit] Kakars are sons of Gharghasht (Gharghakht), who was the son of Qais Abdul Rashid. According to historians, Gharghasht was alive in 388 Ahmed Shakil bambo (Hijri). In Herat, the Kakar
Kakar
are locally called Kak. Historically, the tribe has been called Kak-kor (lit. family of Kak)
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