Pankhiya

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Pankhiya
Total population
600 [1]
Regions with significant populations
 India
Languages
UrduHindiKhari boli
Religion
Allah-green.svg Islam 100% •
Related ethnic groups
KewatMallaahShaikh

The Pankhiya are a Muslim community found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are also known as the sunni seikh.[2]

Origin[edit]

The Pankhiya claim to have converted to Islam some five centuries ago, and some claiming to have belonged originally to the sunni seikh caste. The Pankhiya are found mainly in the districts of Kanpur, Farrukhabad and Shahjahanpur. They speak Urdu and Hindi.[3] .[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.joshuaproject.net/peoples.php
  2. ^ People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part Two edited by A Hasan & J C Das page 1114 to 1119 Manohar Publications
  3. ^ People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part Two edited by A Hasan & J C Das page 1114 to 1119 Manohar Publications
  4. ^ People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part Two edited by A Hasan & J C Das page 1114 to 1119 Manohar Publications