Kathiawadi Memons


Kathiawadi Memons

The ancestors of present day Memons who settled few centuries ago, in various part of the district of Kathiawar are now identified as simply Memons or Kathiawadi Memons Many Memons especially Kathiawadi Memons further divided into sub-group which is generally refer to their ancestral village or town such as Bantva Memons, Dhoraji Memons Deeplai Memon etc. It is estimated that the number of Memons worldwide over one million Estimate of Memon Population by Mr. Ali Mohammad Tabba [http://www.memonworld.com.pk/memom_population.htm] ] Kathiawadi Memons

Jamat

The following are some common well organized societies or welfare associations called "Jamat" (Gujarāti script: જમાત ) of the Kathiawadi Memons Community which is generally reference to their ancestral village or town in Kathiawar Gujarat India

* Bantva; Bagasra ; Kutiyana ; Dhoraji Jetpur; Vanthli; Gondal; Upleta ; Mangrol Veraval; Okhai; Surati; Junagarh Keshod; Porbandar Halai Jamnagar; Morvi Rajkot; Manavadar ; Balagam ; Sardargarh; Nasserpuria; Vasavad; Bhavnagar
* [http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=21504186&x=70408630&z=11&l=0&m=a - Saurashtra (formally Kathiawar) Gujarat India : WikiMapia Google Maps Satellite Imagery]

ee also

*MemonPorbandar jamat

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