Language and demographics
Ormuri is the first language of the Ormurs living in Kaniguram and its vicinity in South Waziristan; today, all are bilingual in the local Pashto dialect of Wazirwola. Most can also converse in Urdu and some in English.
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Pir Roshan (literal translation: old man/saint/elder of light) (Bayazid Khan) 1525-1581 Pushtun Warrior/Intellectual, founder Roshaniyya (Enlightenment) movement. Inaccurately referred to Bayazid ANSARI as well as founder of the illuminati (Roshaniyya (Enlightenment) movement). Descendants comprise the "Baba Khel" branch of the Burki Qaum (tribe).
- Lt. General Wajid Ali Khan Burki MBE 1900-1988 (Baba Khel) - Former Minister of Health, Gov of Pakistan. Knighted (Order of the British Empire) by King George VI for military (medical) services during WWII.
- Lt. General Zahid Ali Akbar Khan (Burki) - Command Project-706 and Former Minister of Water & Power (WAPDA)
- Lt. General Khwaja Mohammad Azhar Khan (Burki) - Former Governor General of the frontier (NWFP) & Chairman Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan
- Air Chief Marshal Farooq Feroze Khan (Danishmand)- Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines.
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