Gopang

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Gopang is a Baloch tribe inhabit mainly in the region of Punjab and Sindh, Gopang's in Punjab speak Saraiki and Sindhi in Sindh

They live in Muzaffergarh, Rojhan, Rahim Yar khan, Khairpur, Larkana, Dadu, Gambat, Ranipur. They speak Saraiki Sindhi and Balochi language.

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They fight against Lashari tribe under Mir Chakar Khan Rind. Most of them migrated to Sindh and Punjab and few remained at the outskirts of Balochistan. In Gopang Tribal culture, the family name is carried forward for the eldest son, who is also the leader of the family.

Gopang live in lower Punjab villages named Kacha Sabzani, Abad Pur, Rukan Pur, Chachran Shareef, all of Dist. Rahim Yar Khan. They also live in some areas of Abbottabad, and in Rahim Yar Khan itself (bahadour pur, Basti Ranjhay Khan a famous town in Rahim Yar Khan). The Gopangs stronghold is in Rajanpur, Rojhan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bangulwali, Kadhi Balocha, Makhan Bela, Rohillanwali, Alipur, Jatoi, Muzaffergarh among others. The language which is spoken there is Saraiki.

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