Bhurgari

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Bhurgri
بھرگڑی / ڀرڳڙئ / भुरग॒ड़ी /
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Bhurgri (Urdu: بھرگڑی‎) (Sindhi: ڀرڳڙئ) (Hindi: भुरग॒ड़ी) is a Baloch tribe lives in Sindh and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan.

The surname "Bhurgri" is derived from a place named Bhurgarh in Dera Ghazi Khan Punjab.[1] Bhurgri tribe said to be originated from Choti Zareen the ancestral town of the Balochi Aliani clan. The well-known Leghari and other Balochi tribes are still located in the Dera Ghazi Khan District of Southern Punjab, Pakistan.

The Talpur Alias Mirs of Sindh, actually migrated to Sindh from Choti Zareen. They migrated to Sindh at the invitation of the Kalhora rulers then to assist them in their defense matters and they performed their role as the ARMY Of Sindh, accompanied by many other Baloch tribes like the Bhurgri, Jatoi, Leghari, Changwani, Amdani, Birmani, Lashari and Khosa and other tribes.

The Talpurs later on went to Rule over Sindh entirely.

Language[edit]

The tribe mostly speaks Saraiki, Sindhi, and randomly Punjabi and Balochi.

Settlement[edit]

The Bhurgri tribe is settled mainly in the Sindh, Southern Punjab and Balochistan provinces.

A segment of the Bhurgri tribe migrated to Sindh on the invitation of the Talpur rulers, they were accompanied mainly by Leghari and other Baloch tribes. The Bhurgri tribe in Sindh is settled in Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Dadu, Nawabshah, Badin, and Larkana Districts, and in Punjab is settled in Dera Gazi Khan District.

Distinguished and Eminent Personalities[edit]

  • Abdul Ghafoor Bhurgri,(Jan 1st 1921 - Feb 10th 2015) Former Provincial Revenue & Culture Minister Sindh, EX- MPA, Writer, Senior Lawyer, Father of Hero of Sindhi Computing (Abdul Majid Bhurgri).[7][8]

Places Named After Members[edit]

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