Punjabi Rajputs

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Punjabi Rajputs
Regions with significant populations
• Pakistan • India
Languages
PunjabiHindkoUrdu
Religion
Islam, Hinduism & Sikhism
Related ethnic groups
Rajputs

The Punjabi Rajputs are people of the Rajput ancestry found throughout the Punjab region that was divided between India and Pakistan in 1947. Their native language is Punjabi.

The 1947 partition of India caused a division of population generally along religious lines. The main religions of the region are Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism. The Muslim Punjabi Rajputs are mostly in Pakistani Punjab while both the Hindu and Sikh Rajputs are mainly found in Indian Punjab.

Hindu Rajputs of Punjab[edit]

The Rajput clans of the what is now Himachal Pradesh, as well as the districts of Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur mostly remained Hindu. The Punjab Hill states were centres of some of the oldest Rajput states in India. both Muslim Rajputs and Sikh Rajputs of Punjab are descendent of Hindu Rajputs.

Raja Brijmohan Pal Bahadur of Kutlehar, son of Raja Ram Pal Bahadur, CSI

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