Khaskheli

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Khasakhel[1] [2] is a tribe in Sindh. This a warrior clan which came with Mohammad Bin Qasim and defeated Raja Dahir. After the death of Mohammad Bin Qasim they stayed in subcontinent and spread the Islamic religion. They last fought against the British rule under the command of Mir Talpur of Sindh.

After the fall of the Mir Dynasty in Sindh they were dispersed by the British rulers, some of them were arrested and hanged with their supporter Pir Pagara. They were the first clan to allow marriage outside and due to this they were scattered all over the sub continent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ihwa Yŏja Taehakkyo. Asian Center for Women's Studies. Asian journal of women's studies, Volume 12. Ewha Womans University Press, 2006. pp. 100&101. 
  2. ^ Sir William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain. India Office. Imperial gazetteer of India, Volume 23. Clarendon Press, 1908, the University of Virginia. p. 310.