- Muslim Rajput clans
As well as Pakistan Joshua Project also reported that 2,310,000 Indians describing themselves as Muslim Rajputs. Largest States on file the Uttar Pradesh (1,528,000), the Jammu and Kashmir (176,000), the Haryana (161,000), the Rajasthan (91,000), the Delhi (68,000), the Uttarakhand (65,000), the Gujarat (57,000), the Punjab (28,000), the Maharashtra (28,000), the Andhra Pradesh (17,000).
Muslim Rajputs in Pakistan
According to the 1901 Census of India, the total Rajputs population in the Punjab was 1,798,000., of which 1,347,000 (75%) were Muslim. Traditionally, in the plains of Punjab, most of the Rajput clans had converted to Islam, while those of Punjab hills (modern Himachal Pradesh) remained Hindu.
Punjabi Rajput are vast holding landlords of Punjab. The members of Punjabi Rajput tribes are landowners, businessmen and they play an active role in politics and bureaucracy. In 1947, during the independence, almost all Punjabi Muslim Rajputs of India moved to Pakistan.
The Baghial clan is found mainly in Rawalpindi District. They are a clan of the Parmara Rajputs. The use the title Raja.
The Bangial are tribe found mainly in the Potohar region of Punjab and also in the Mirpur District of Azad Kashmir . Those of Rawalpindi District consider themselves Rajputs, while those in Jhelum and Gujrat consider themselves as Jats. This not uncommon in the Potohar region. The Rajput branch uses the title Raja. In addition to those in the Potohar region, the Bangial tribe is also found in Thal desert, especially Darya Khan in Bhakkar District. These use the title Malik. The Bangial are a clan of the Parmara Rajputs.
The Baitu are Rajput Panwars From Tehsil Fazilka District Ferozpur...They migrated to Pakistan Mainly in Pakpattan Region after the partitiion of 1947..And They Use Mian as their title..And usually Choose Agriculture / Law or Politics as their profession..Baitu is Their sub.caste..
There are two Muslim branches of the Bargujar clan, one of which was found in the Gurgaon District, in modern Haryana. After the independence in 1947, these Bargujar settled in Okara and Sahiwal District. They use the title Rao. Another Muslim branch, which remains in India are the Lalkhanis of Aligarh District in Uttar Pradesh, to which belongs the famous family of the Nawabs of Chhathari.
Bargujar families from Rohtak (village Beri) settled in Larkana and Karachi who are in large numbers now they have relatives settled in punjab near multan and khanewal these families belong to a same ancestor - Illahi buksh his son Qadir Buksh his son Rasool Buksh his son Juma his son Ramzan and Eddu were a Muslim elder of Bargujars in their ancestral village. In other parts of Sindh, there are families of Muslim Lalkhani among the Urdu speaking Mohajirs in Karachi
See also the Rao of Barauli.
The Bhao are found in Gujrat District of Punjab,and Bhimber District of Azad Kashmir. The Bhao are Dogras, and are a clan of the Raghbansi Rajputs. Like the Chibs, whom they closely resemble, the use Raja as title.
The Bharat are a Suryavanshi Rajput clan. They are found in Pind Dadan Khan Tehsil of Jhelum District. Some historians consider them to last remnants of the ancient clan of the Bharatas, the clan of the Pandav. They use the title Raja.
The largest Rajput tribe in the Punjab, found in every district of that province, particularly Nankana Shaib.They are a Chandravanshi clan, claim descent from Krishna. Prior to the independence, the Bhatti were found in almost all the districts of the British province, barring the extreme south east. Many other clans such as the Sidhu Jats, among other claim Bhatti descent. Those of Potohar use the title Raja, those from Jalandhar and Ludhiana use the title Rai or Rana. Specially Bhatti Rajputs from Riyasat Kapurthala uses the Title of Rana along With Khan, while those of Pindi Bhattian and Chakwal use the title Chawdhary. A lot of Bhatti Rajputs use the title of Khan or Rana as well.
Found in south west Punjab, especially atround Multan, the Bhutta are a Suryavanshi clan. They use the title Malik or Chaudhray. They should not be confused with the Bhutta clan of the Arain tribe, which is entirely distinct.
The Chadhar are a Tomara clan, and found throughout southern Punjab. The Jhang Chadhars call themselves Rajputs
The Suryavanshi clan found in Chiniot, Gujrat, Kharian, Lalamusa, Sri alamgir, Kallar Syedan and Azad Kashmir. Chattaris use the titles of Raja or Thakar, while some were given honorary titles of Sheikh or Malik after embracing Islam. Chattaris of Jammu region are classified as Dogra Rajputs.
The Chib are a clan of the Katoch Rajputs of Kangra, and are Dogras. They are found in Bharot Sharif and the Kharian Tehsil of Gujrat District, and to the north and east of Mirpur in the old hill states of Azad Kashmir, Like other Rajputs of these regions, they use Raja as their title.
The Chandel are a Chandravanshi clan, historically found in the Doaba and Malwa regions of Indian Punjab. Like other East Punjab clans, they emigrated to Pakistan after partition. The use the title Rana.
The Chauhan are a widespread clan, and together with Parmar, come from the Agnivanshi branch of the Rajputs. The Chauhans were also one of the main clans of the old Punjab, who are Hindus.
The Chauhans found in Attock, Rawalpindi and Jhelum of the Potohar region use the title Raja. The Chauhans of Lahore, Sheikhupura as well as those once settled in Amritsar and Jalandhar use the title Rana. The Chauhans form the main element of the Ranghar of Haryana. Like other Haryana Muslims, they emigrated to Pakistan. They use the title Rao.
The Dhamial are a clan of the Janjua Rajputs. They are found mainly in Rawalpindi District, a few families are also found in Jhelum. Like other Potohar tribes, they have both Rajput and Jat section. The Dhamial of Mirpur District, and Jhelum district areJ at.
The Dhudhi are a clan of Parmara Rajputs. They are found mainly in Sargodha, Jhang, Faisalabad, Multan and Khanewal districts. Like other Rajput clans of southern Punjab, they use Rai,Rana & Mian as a title.
The Ghuman (also spelt Ghumman) are a branch of the Janjua Rajputs. They are found mainly in Sialkot, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Gujrat and Sargodha districts. The Ghummans are of both Rajput and Jat status. They use the title Raja and Chaudhary.
The Gaharwal are a clan of the Janjua Rajputs. They are found in the Kahuta Tehsil of Rawalpindi District. They use the title Raja.
Perhaps the largest of the central Punjab clans, found historically in Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar and Ludhiana districts. They are a clan of the Kachwaha Rajputs. After the division of the Punjab, in 1947, they all migrated to Pakistan. However, two Hindu branchs of the tribe are still found in Nawanshahr (Jadla) and Hoshiarpur. They are now found mainly in Faisalabad District, Sargodha, Silanwali and use the title Rana.
The Hattar are a branch of the Bhatti Rajputs. They are found mainly in Chakwal, Jhelum, Sargodha and Attock districts. The Pothohar branch use Raja as the title, while those of Sargodha and Mandi Bahauddin use Malik as a title.
- Jhaydoo (Matyana)
This is the sub clan of Panwar.,are found in Okara,Bahawalpur,Bahawalnagar,Lahore,Multan,Sahiwal and some Districts of Sind.They are descendent from Jagdev singh Panwar.They use title Khan and Mian.They are agrarian.
One of the most important of the Potohar Rajput clans. They are found in Jhelum, Chakwal, Khushab and Rawalpindi Districts. They generally use the title Raja, but certain families have the additional title of Malik.
The only rajput royal lineage in Punjab, are the Jarrals found in Wazirabad Tehsil of Gujranwala District. They ruled Princely State of Rajaur for over 650 years that at one time included Munawar near Marala-Poonch-Bhimber-Khairkhyali and Reasi one of the largest Punjab Hill States. They are not a Dogra clan but have fought Dogras and subdued them for many centuries. Some use the title Raja, while others uniquely among Rajputs, use the title Mirza given by Mughal Emperor Akbar.Princess Nawab Bai Begum Sahiba, a jarral rajput princess (Rajauri) was wife of Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir and mother of Emperor Moazzam Shah Alam-1.
The Jaswal are a Katoch clan, who are overwhelmingly Hindu. The Muslim section lived in Hoshiarpur District. They emigrted to Pakistan, after partion. They use the title Mian.
The Jatu are a Tonwar clan, found mainly in what is now Haryana state. They now form part of the Ranghar community settled in Okara, Kasur and Multan districts. They use the title Rao.
One of 36 original clans of Rajputs, belonging to the Chandravanshi division. Historically found as far east as Sirsa, in what is now Haryana, to Mianwali in the west of Punjab. The Firozpur, Fazilka and Sirsa Johiya use Rana as a title, while the Johiya of southern Punjab and those of Sargodha and Mianwali, use Malik as a title.
The Kanyal are a clan of Minhas Rajputs. They are found mainly in Jhelum District and Gujar Khan Tehsil. Like some other Potohar clans, they have both Rajput and Jat sections. The Rajput section uses Raja as a title, whilst the Jats use the traditional Jat title of Chaudhary.
The Kharal are a clan of Agnivanshi clan of Rajputs. They are found mainly in Okara, Vehari, Khanewal, Faisalabad and Sahiwal districts. Prior to independence, there were several Kharal villages in Jalandhar and Firozpur districts of Indian Punjab. They use the title Rai.
One of the largest Rajput tribes in Punjab. Historically the Khokhar were found in Lahore, Gujranwala, Kasur, Sialkot and Gujrat districts of central Punjab and Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Amritsar and Jallandhar districts of East Punjab. Most of the East Punjab Khokhars emigrated to Pakistan after the partition of British India. The Khokhars of central and eastern Punjab use Rana as a title. Smaller numbers of Khokhars can also be found in Sargodha, Multan, Mianwali, Jhang and Sahiwal districts, these Khokhars use Malik as a title. Finally, the Pind Dadan Khan Tehsil, of Jhelum District is home to a prominent family, who use the title Raja.
The Langrial according to some traditions are of Brahmin ancestry, according to others they are a Bhatti clan. Those of Rawalpindi District consider themselves to be Rajputs, while those in other districts
The Mahaar are a Chandravanshi Rajput clan. They are found all along the valley of the Sutlej river, in Okara, Sahiwal, and Lodhran districts. They were also found in Sirsa, this branch of was known as the Sanwrepotre. Like other Haryana Muslim Rajputs, the migrated to Pakistan, after independence. The Mahaar are distinct from the Mahar, another Rajput tribe of Chandravanshi ancestry, who are found mainly in Sindh and southern Punjab.
The Manj are a Bhatti Chandravanshi clan. Historically, they were found in Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Hoshiarpur districts. There were and still are a few villages in Lahore District. Like other Muslim Rajputs of East Punjab, they migrated to Pakistan after the independence. They are now found in Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Okara, Sahiwal and Toba Tek Singh districts. They use the title of Rai,Rana,Raja and Chaudary. They are Said to be Bhatti Rajputs.
The Meo are a clan of Jadubansi Rajputs, claiming descent from Krishna. They were and many are still found in the Mewat region of India. The districts of Gurgaon, Alwar and Bharatpur formed the Mewat region. After independence, many Meos became refugees. In Punjab, they are found in Narowal, Lahore, Kasur and Okara districts. They use the title Chawdhary.
The Maliks are a Suryavanshi Rajput clan, and are Dogras. The Hindu branch provided the Maharajas of Jammu and Kashmir. Prior to independence, the districts of Hoshiarpur and Gurdaspur were home to a large number of Muslim Maliks. In what became Pakistani territory, they were and are found in numbers in Sialkot, Gujrat, Jhelum and Rawalpindi districts, which all bordered Jammu and Kashmir. The Mair Minhas, are found in Chakwal District, while the Manes and Lodhra branches were found in south Punjab. The Sialkot and East Punjab Minhas used Mian as a title, and so do the Manes and Lodhra. The Mair Minhas use Chawdhary as a title, while the Gujrat and Potohar Minhas use Raja as a title.
The Nagyal are a Minhas clan. They are found mainly in Rawalpindi and Jhelum Districts. Like other Potohar clans, they have both a Rajput & Jat section. The Rajput section uses Raja as a title, whilst the Jats use the traditional Jat title of Chaudhary.
The Naru are a Suryavanshi Rajput clan. Historically found in Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Ambala districts. Like other Muslim Rajputs, they emigrated to Pakistan after independence. Now found in Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Okara and Sheikhupura districts. They use Rana as a title.
The Noon are a clan of the Bhatti Rajputs. They are found in Sargodha, Multan and Bhakkar. The Sargodha Noon use Malik as a title, and have historically been connected with the Tiwana tribe. The Multan and Bhakkar Noon use Rana as a tiyle.
Pahor (पहोर) Pahore (पहोरे) Pahur (पहर) Pohal (पोहल) Pohar (पोहर) are a clan of Chandravanshi Rajputs. They are found in Chachran, Mauza Pahoran, Hasanabad, Zahir Pir, Khan Pur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bhawal Pur, Melsi and Rajanpur Districts. They use Khan or Jam or Malik as title.
Pakhral is the Sub Tribe of Minhas Rajputs.They are mostly found in Rawalpindi District.Shohawa(Known in area as Krakan Shohawa) is one of the Famous Village of Pakhral Raputs.They are also found in Azad Kashmir.They Migrated from Kashmir to These Areas of Pothohar and Azad Kashmir.Raja Muhammad Akabr won two Medals of War in both 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak wars.
The Panwhar or Parmara or sometimes Puar are one of the four Agnivanshi clans of the Rajputs. In Punjab, they were found in four clusters, those of central punjab, who were found in Lahore, Amritsar and Firozpur districts. These used the tile Rana. As with other Muslim Rajputs, those of Amritsar and Firozpur emigrated to Pakistan.
The Panwhar of found among the Seraiki speaking community in Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan. They used Malik as title. In Haryana, the Panwhar or Puar were after the Chauhan, the principal tribe. They used Rao as a title. They have all emigrated to Pakistan, after 1947, and are found in Okara, Kasur and Sahiwal districts.
And finally, in Jhelum, there were a few villages in the Pabbi hill, who use the title Raja.
In addition to the Panwhar proper, a number of clans such as the Sial and Tiwana are of Panwhar descent.
The Pathania are Chandravanshi Rajputs. This clan is overwhelmingly Hindu, with there being only two villages of Muslim Pathania in Gurdaspur District. Like other Muslim Rajput clans, after partition, they emigrated and settled in Pakistan. They use the title Mian.
The term Ranghar is used to collectively describe the Muslim Rajputs, of what is now Haryana state in India. They mainly belong to the Bargujar, Bhatti, Johiya, Mandahar, Panhwar, Pundir and Tonwar clans. Almost all these clans used Rao as a title. The Ranghar are now found in Okara, Kasur, Bhakkar, Mandi Bahauddin and Multan districts.
The Sarral are a small clan of unknown origin. They occupy several villages in the Islamabad Capital Territory. Like other Potohar clans, the use Raja as a title.
The Sohlan are a clan of the Parmara Rajputs. Found in a few villages in Jhelum Tehsil, on the river bank and in Gujar Khan also. They use the title Raja.
The Sulehria, or Salaria or Sulehri is a Chandravanshi clan of Rajputs. In Punjab, they are found mainly in Sialkot and Gurdaspur Districts. The Muslim Sulehrias of Gurdaspur migrated to Pakistan after independence and settled in various villages of Narowal, Sialkot, Sheikhupura,Lahore and Faisalabad Districtst They use the titles Rana and Chaudhary.while,in Jhelum And Azad Kashmir they use the title Raja.
Saharan means (King of the world). Saharan is an ancient clan of Kshatriya Rajput. They are found in Syedwala, Chiniot, Saharanwala, Saharanwali. They use title Shah, Rana, Chaudhary and Malik specially in Chiniot. This is extreme warrior clan of Rajputs. Some of them adopted the profession of agriculture and called jats. It is another thing that they are also from rajputs because they clam fom Yaduvanshi king Maharaja Gaj of Ghazni. Some Saharans in India and Pakistan still claim from Kshatriya rajputs and their lineage go to Lord Rama and called Suryavanshi Saharan, included Saharans of Syedwala. Some Saharan come from Bhatti Rajput and some connect to their linage to Saharan who was the brother of Sindu (Two rulers of Gujrat, India). But Some come from Raja Saharan of Thanesar who embraced Islam and this raja also belonged to Gujrat. Some Saharans come from Nagavanshi Rajput linage. Some historian say to saharans from Bhatti rajput as below:
Bhatti Rajputs Clans: Lahar, Sara, Bharon, Makar, Mond, Kohar, Saharan, Isharwal, Khetalan, Jatai, Khodma, Bloda, Batho, and Dhokia.
The Sial are a clan of Parmara Rajputs. Found in Jhang, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Sargodha, Mianwali, Sahiwal, Khanewal, Vehari, Rawalpindi and Jhelum district. The Sial of Jhang use Mehr as a title, while those of Jhelum and Rawalpindi use Raja.
The Sunpal are sub clan of Sial rajput Found mainly in Jhang, Khanewal, Sahiwal, and some in Rahim Yar Khan
Thathal (थठाल) (also referred as Thothal/Thathial) is a Rajput/Jat clan of the area between Salt Range and Kharian Pubbi and Kashmir . Thathals also found in Hoshiarpur India. Thathals claim their kinship with a Suryavanshi Rajput Raja Karan Singh through his son Raja Thathoo. In the Potohar region, it is not uncommon for tribes to claim both Rajput and Jat origins.
The Tiwana are a clan of the Parmara Rajputs. There are two branches of the tribe, those of Khushab, and those of Samana in Patiala District. Those of Samana are now settled in Pakistan as well. The Khushab Tiwana use Malik as a title, while those originally from Samana use Chawdhary.
The Tonwar or Tomar or Toor are a Chandravanshi Rajput clan. The Tonwar were found in Hissar and Rohtak districts of Haryana. After independence, they settled among other Ranghar communities in Okara and Sahiwal. They use the title Rao. In addition to Tonwar Rajputs, the Punjab is also home to the Toor Jats, who claim Tonwar ancestry, as do the Jarral Rajputs, who are also of Tonwar ancestry.
The Varya or Baryah or something Warah are a clan of Suryavanshi Rajputs. Found historically in Ambala, Jalandhar and Patiala State. Like other Muslim Rajputs of the region, they emigrated to Pakistan, after independence.
The Wattu or Wattoo are a clan of the Chandravanshi Rajputs. Historically, they were found in Fazilka, Sira, Zira, Bahawalnagar, Kasur, Okara and Sahiwal. The Fazilka, Sirsa and Zira Wattu emigrated to Pakistan, after the partition of India. They use the title Mian.
The province of Sindh, in Pakistan is to home to a large number of Rajput clans. Most Sindhi Rajputs belong to sub-divisions, the Samma and Bhati. Almost all the other tribes are clans of these two Rajput tribes, and are almost entirely Chandravanshi.
Here is a brief description of the major Sindhi Muslim Rajput clans:
Perhaps the most famous of the Sindh Rajputs, they are a clan of the Bhatti Rajputs, and as such are Chandravanshi. They are found in Larkana District, in a cluster of villages such as Mirpur Bhutto and Salar Bhutto north of Larkana city.
The Jokhio are one of the older residents of Sindh Rajputs, they are a clan of the Samma Rajputs, and as such are Chandravanshi. They are found in Malir District, in a cluster of villages such as Jam Goth and Gadap Town. They are also living in Thatta city, Nawabshah city, Daulatpur city.
The Khanzada are a clan of the Jadaun or Jadubansi (Yaduvansh) Rajputs, claiming direct descent from Krishna. They were originally settled in northern Rajasthan and Haryana until 1947. Like other Muslim coommunities of this region, they had to migrate to Pakistan, after the independence. They are now found in Karachi, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Matiari, Hyderabad and Nawabshah districts.
The Kharal are a clan of the Sarais, who immigrated from Punjab in the 18th Century. They are found mainly in the Sanghar District.
The Khokhar are a major clan of the Sarais. They are found mainly in Larkana District.
The Meo are a clan of Jadubansi Rajputs, claiming descent from Krishna. They were and many are still found in the Mewat region of India. The districts of Gurgaon, Alwar and Bharatpur formed the Mewat region. After independence, many Meos became refugees. In Sindh, they are found in Nawabshah, Khairpur and Sukkur districts.
Pahor (पहोर) Pahore (पहोरे) Pahur (पहर) Pohal (पोहल) Pohar (पोहर) are a clan of Chandravanshi Rajputs. They are found in Karachi, Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Dadu, Khair Pur, Larkana, Jowngal, Sukkur and Shikarpur Districts. They use Khan or Jam or Malik as title.
The Panhwar or Panwar or Paramara are an Agnivanshi Rajput clan. The Panhwars constitute about 40% of the population of Dadu District, as well being found in Tharparkar, Umarkot, Badin and Hyderabad districts.
The Qaimkhani are a clan of Chauhan Rajputs, originally from Rajasthan and Hissar in India. After the independence, they migrated en masse to Pakistan. They are found in Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Umarkot, Tando Allahyar, Larkana, Nawabshah, Naushahro, Multan, Bahawalpur and Mithankot.
The Muslim Rajputs of the old Delhi Division of East Punjab, what is now Haryana State in India, were commonly known as Ranghars. They speak Haryanvi dialect which is often called Ranghari. They found in Mirpurkhas and Nawabshah Districts of Sindh.
The Rathore are a Suryavanshi Rajput clan. Most of the Rathore have remained Hindu, although Umarkot District is home to some Muslim Rathore.
The Samma are largest Rajput tribe found in Sindh, and are branch of Yaduvanshi race. They are found throughout Sindh, and ruled the country from 1350 to 1500. The Hindu Jadeja and Chudasama branch were rulers of Kutch and a number states in Kathiawar belonged to this clan
The Solangi are a branch of the Solanki (Chalukya) Rajput tribe. Solangi are among the oldest tribes of ancient Sindh. Found throughout Sindh.
The Soomro are another important tribe, and are said by some to be a branch of the Parmara Rajputs. They ruled Sindh from 750 AD - 1350 AD. They are found throughout Sindh, with special concentrations in Shikarpurand and Dadu District.
Muslim Rajput of North India
All the Haryana Rajput clans emigrated to Pakistan, at the time of the partition of India. The information below is taken from Rose's Glossary of the Tribes & Castes of India, Volumes 1 & 2. The term Ranghar was used by Hindu clans of Rajasthan and Haryana to describe them. This term has been seen as offensive by some Muslim Rajputs of the region. For the present location, please see Sindh and Punjab entries.
The Muslim Rajputs in Rajasthan belong mainly to five communities, the Qaimkhanis of Jaipur, the Deshwali and Cheetah-Merat of Ajmer, Sindhi-Sipahi of Barmer and Jaisalmer, the Rath (including the Johiya) of Bikaner and the Meo of Mewat. Some of the families of Khanzada community of Bharatpur and Alwar, have substantially emigrated to Pakistan. However, Khanzadahs still populate the regions in Uttar Pradesh. These are the main clans of Rajputs:
The Muslim Rajput in Gujarat belong to a number of communities. In Kutch and Kathiawar, the Rajputs are members of the Samma tribe, and its sub-divisions, such as the Halaypotra, Hingorja, Hingora, Juneja, Mutwa, Theba, and Raheema. In Gujarat proper, the Rajput communities include the Bhati, Molesalam Rajput, Sipahi, Soomra, Malik, Makwana, Rathore, Khokhar, Nayak Parmars and Solankis.
- The Behlim
The Makwanas are a Rajput tribe, found in central Gujarat
The Molesalam are one of the larger Rajput communities. They are found mainly in Bharuch and Rewa Kantha. The community comprises a number of Rajput tribes, such as the Jethwa and Jhala, who converted to Islam, during the rule of Sultan Mahmud Begada.
The Samma are found mainly in Kathiawar and Kutch. They are the largest Muslim Rajput community in Gujarat. Their main sub-divisions are the Hingora, Hingorja, Juneja, Raheema, Nahria and Raysipotra.
Muslim Rajput of Jammu and Kashmir
Here is a brief description of the major Kashmiri Muslim Rajput clans:
The Bhao are a clan of Raghbansi Rajputs. They are found in Bhimber District, and use the title Raja.
Found in Poonch, Bagh and Rajauri, part of the Chibhali tribal group. They use the title Sardar.
Some communities of the Charak of Jammu had converted to Islam. After the division of Kashmir in 1948, the Muslim Charak moved to Punjab.
The Dhamial are a clan of the Janjua Rajputs. Most Dhamial in Mirpur District consider themselves to be Jat. They use the title Raja
The Domaal are a clan of Rajputs, who are collectively known as Chibhali. They are found in Poonch District of both Indian and Pakistani administerd Kashmir. They use the title Sardar.
The Jarral are a clan of Tonwar Rajputs. Found mainly in Rajauri District of Indian administered Kashmir. In Pakistan administerd Kashmir, refugees families settled in Mirpur District. They uniquely use the title of Mirza and sometimes Raja.
Another Chibhali clan found in the divided Poonch District. They use the title Sardar, like other Poonch Rajputs
A Minhas clan, refugees from Reasi District. Found mainly in Mirpur District. They use the title Raja.
The Muslim branch of this clan is found in Doda District. The Chib clans claims descent from the Katoch.
A Janjua clan, found mainly in Muzaffarabad and Kupwara District. The Teziyal clan is found in Bagh.
The Kistwaria are found in Udhampur District. They were once rulers of the Kisthwar region, which was one of the Muslim Rajput hill states.
Today, Mangrals are based mainly in Kotli District, Poonch District (AJK), Trar Dewan Rawalakot(AJK) and Poonch in Indian Administered Kashmir although many have also emigrated to Europe and the United States of America.
Perhaps the largest tribe in Jammu & Kashmir. Muslim Minhas are found in Kotli and Bhimber districts of Pakistan administerd Kashmir, and in Rajauri, Udhampur and Jammu Districts of Indian administered Kashmir.
The Kashmir Narma are found in Bagh and Poonch. They are a Parmara clan. They use the title Raja.
The Panwar or Parmara are found in a few villages in the Mirpur District. Many of other clans such as the Narma, Baghial, Bangial and Sohlan claim Parmara ancestry.
The Ranyal or sometimes pronounced as Arnyal are found predominately in the Mirpur and surrounding area, The vast majority of Ranyals of this region regard themselves as exclusively Jat.
Found primarily in Poonch, Jammu, Rajauri and Kotli districts. Also found among the Kashmiris of the valley. The Rathore family in Poonch is the direct descendant of Rao Jodha through Rao Suraj Singh and they ruled Poonch from 1596 till 1819, when the Dogra took over.
The Sakhial are found in Mirpur District. They use the title Raja.
A Paramara clan, found in Mirpur District. They use the title Raja.
Historically found in Jammu and Kathua. Most Muslim Sulehria are now found in Punjab.Like other Rajput Clans in Azad Kashmir they use the title Raja.
The Thakirs are mostly found in Kotli, Azad Kashmir. They are the social elites of Mohallah Balyah.
Found mainly in Kotli District, once rulers of Rajauri. They use the title Raja and Sardar.
- Tazeyal Rajput
- [The Muslim branch of this clan is found in Muzaffarabad, Bagh & punch District.]]
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