AWAN CAST HISTORY IN URDU PDF

Awan a South Asian Zamindar tribe, putatively of Arab origin, living The Ferozsons Urdu-English Dictionary lists the Awans as a tribe whose name is of Arabic.

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Awan (tribe)

Many have played and continue to play, prominent roles in areas as varied as the military, business, politics and literature. Privacy policy About Jatland Disclaimers Mobile view. A smaller portion of the tribe resides in Azad Kashmir,and to a lesser extent is also present hisfory the Pakistani provinces of Sindh and Balochistan.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Thus in Sialkot 1the Awans are said to be divided into 24 muhins.

A number of Awan villages also exist next to Lahore along the Indo-Pak border where many Awans settled after migrating from East Punjab in following partition. Hence they speak the language of the region they settled in now. Awan tribes claims that they belong to Qutab Shah here we clarify that there are two personalities enter in Sub-continent 1. Whereas Ahmad Hasan Dani claimed that the Awans were, in fact, indigenous to Northern Punjab, and might well be the ancient Abanii mentioned by Greek and Roman travelers and historians.

In Shahpur and Jhelumhowever, the Awans recognize a daughter’s right to succeed. This version of Internet Explorer is no longer supported. Historians describe them as valiant warriors and farmers who imposed their supremacy on the Janjua in part of the Salt Range, and established large colonies all along the Indus to Sind, and a densely populated centre not far from Lahore. According to Denzil Ibbetson, the Awans may well have accompanied the forces of Babur and the Awans of Jalandhar, who claimed to have shifted from the Salt Range at the behest of one of the early Emperors of Delhi, were particularly notable for being in the imperial service at Delhi.

In the opening to his account of the Awan tribe, H. Many have played and continue to play, prominent roles in areas as varied as politics, the armed forces, academia, literature and sport. The Awans have a unique distinction of being the only Punjabi tribe which has no adherents of Hinduism or Sikhism and is a totally Muslim tribe which adds weight to their claim of Arabian ancestry.

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Awan History – Awan History

JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to contribute to this site. People of the Awan community have a strong presence in the Pakistani Army [1] [ need quotation to verify ] and have a strong martial tradition.

The Awans subscribe to the belief that they are the descendants of the fourth Caliph, Ali though the bulk of those belonging to the tribe are not Shiasand as such, a number adopt the title, Alvi — particularly those who migrated from East Punjab to Pakistan – although not all of those who refer to themselves as Alvi are Awans.

As a dominant tribe the eastern limits of their position coincide approximately with the western border of the Chakwal and Pind Dadan Khan tahsils, but they have also spread eastwards along the foot of the hills as far as the Sutlej, and southwards down that river valley into Multan and Jhang.

The loading family among the Awans is that of the Casg of Kalabaghand throughout the Jhelum Salt Range they have numerous maliks 1 notably Lal Khan of Nurpur in Pind Dadan Khan, head of the Shial descendants of Shihan, a great malik in the latter part of the eighteenth century. Its population is concentrated in the districts of Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Khushab particularly the Soon ValleyMianwali Awan tribes residing here believed to have been the sole occupants of the Mianwali Salt Range for nearly six hundred yearsGujranwala, Hafizabad, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, and Layyah and also scattered throughout the rest of Punjab to where the Awans kept migrating as the hilly areas that they were utdu settled in did not provide much employment opportunitiesexcept for joining the Army.

On a rural level, Awans are respected as members of the Zamindar or landowning class.

The independent possessions of the Awans in the Salt Range were once very considerable, and in its historyy and central portion they are still the dominant race. Views Read Edit View history. Numerous Awans live in the major cities of Pakistan such as Lahore, where a section of the Awan tribe has established a settlement, aptly named Awan TownIslamabad, and Karachi.

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Awan History

Gurjar Parihar Bhati Baisla. In Gujrat they only awah inter se, refusing to give daughters even to the Chibbsand not inter- marrying with the Khokhars.

This page was last edited on 3 Mayat Though these areas are their ancestral homelands and many own farms and other property there.

On a rural level, Awans are respected as members of the Zamindar or landowning class.

Malik Fazal Dad Khan cat supported this theory but with some modifications. The majority of his descendants came to refer to themselves as Qutb Shahi Awans [8] and most Aawan are able to trace their family trees to Qutb Shah.

They often carry titles typical to Punjabis who own tracts of ancestral land such as Malik, Chaudhry and Khan. Contemporary historians, namely Professor Ian Talbot and Professor Tan Tai Yong, have authored works that cite the Awans amongst other tribes as being looked upon as a martial race by not only the British, but neighboring tribes as well.

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MALIK AWAN HISTORY – THE MALIK AWAN

Brandreth believed the Awans to be remnants of Bactrian Greeks. Awan soldier in uniform. Because the majority of Awans subscribe to the belief that they are the descendants of the fourth Caliph Hazrat Ali R A though the bulk of those belonging to the tribe are not Shiasa number adopt the title, Alvi, although not all of those who refer to themselves as Alvi are Awans.

The modern surname system often results in members of the same family with different surnames, some choosing their position as a surname i. Few im these look like Muhammadan patronymics. There are no threads for this page.

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