Korai

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For the ancient Greek form of sculpture, see Kore (sculpture). For the Korean dynasty, see Goryeo. For places in Iran, see Korai, Iran.

The Korai, also known as Kaheri and Kohdai in Makoran Division of balochistan (Urdu: ڪورןءۍ), are a Baloch tribe settled in the Balochistan province of Iran, Balochistan Province of Pakistan, Sindh, Punjab provinces of Pakistan, and the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharastra, Haryana, and Punjab.

The tribe has a number of sub tribes, including Aalani, Jamani, Jalalani, Jhangirani, Chatarani, and Rustamani. They speak Balochi in Balochistan, Sindhi in Sind, and Seraiki Punjabi and Urdu in Punjab. In India they speak local languages, having been settled in India since the time of Mughal emperor Humayun.

They descend from Mir Jalal Khan who is considered to be the ancestor of the Korai, Rinds, mandwani, Lasharis, Hooths and Jatois.