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Qambrani (Balochi: بلوچ ) is a Baloch tribe in Balochistan and Sindh provinces of Pakistan. There are two available references which point that Qambarani founded the Khans (1) Qambarani being rulers of Khanate of Kalat. The Khans of Kalat were founded by a Baloch hill chieftain named Mir Qumbar. His tribe was hired by Sehwa, the Raja of Kalat, a Hindu princely state, to protect against marauding tribes from the Multan, Shikarpur and Upper Sind areas. Mir Qumbar and his troops successfully repressed the incursion, but afterward, they deposed the raja and Mir Qambar became the first Vali.the Qambarani chief gradually rose to prominence.In the middle of 17th century, his son Mir Ahmad Khan with the Mir Qumbar, his son Mir Ahmad I became his successor as the Khan of Kalat. Mir Ahmad’s offspring were called as Ahmadzai.Rest of the ancestor are referred as Qambarani Qambrani is a powerful Baloch tribe of Balochistan. They are one of the notable tribes of Kalat state. The population of this tribe is scattered, living in Balochistan and Sindh. The majority of the tribe is distributed in Kharan, Mastung, Kalat, Khuzdar, Quetta and Sakran (Lasbella district). They are said to be the most reliable tribe and had a distinguished status in the kingdom by the Khans of Kalat. It might be a reason that they were settled on the borders of Balochistan to protect Baloch kingdom. There are various sub tribes in Balochistan and Sindh also called as Qambrani. As Qamber or Kambar is a common Balochi and Sindhi name, the ancestors of Qamber named nobles of other tribes were also called as Qambrani. For example, there is a Qambrani sub tribe in Marri Baloch tribe and other tribes in Sindh such as The Qambrani are a clan of Chandio tribe. The clans of Chandio, like Husnani, Aajbani, Ghaibiani, Marfani, Choliyani, Bangulani, Misrani, Sakhani, Bhunda,. In district Kashmore @Kandhkot there are different Clans of Qambrani Tribe like Jatwani, Rostmani, BalaachhaaniAhmdani, Ladwani, Khudwani. In district Kashmore @Kandhkot, Sindh there is one village of Qambrani, named Bagan Khan Qambrani.
- Keltie, J. Scott (ed.) (1902) Statistical and historical annual of the states of the world for the year 1902 Macmillian and Co., London p. 172, 9