Gungal

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This article is about the tribe in Pakistan. For the village in India, see Gungal, Ranga Reddy. For the locality in Australia, see Gungal, New South Wales.

The Gungal are a tribe, found in the Pothohar region of Punjab, Pakistan.

History and origin[edit]

The Gungal are a tribe, that claims to be Chandravanshi Rajputs. They claim descent from Gungal, a Bhatti Rajput.[1]

The Gungal in Jhelum District consider themselves to be Jats, while those in Rawalpindi and Attock consider themselves to be Rajput. This is not uncommon in the Pothohar region, where tribes have multiple identities.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Customary Law of Rawalpindi District by Samuel T Weston