Chaush

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The Chaush are Muslim[1] community of Hadhrami Arab descent found in the Deccan region of India.[2] It is a Turkish word used particularly during the Ottoman era of the Balkans, Čauši were military officers often tasked with guarding palaces.[1] They have a common origin with the Chavuse community of Gujarat.

Distribution[edit]

The Arab community in Hyderabad is the central connection chord to the government affairs and where in have some families representing the Hadhramis of India and secure their right in Yemen.[3][not in citation given]

Chaush people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mediaeval Deccan History, eds Kulkarni,M A Naeem and de Souza, Popular Prakashan, Bombay, 1996, pg 63, http://books.google.com/books?id=O_WNqSH4ByQC&lpg=PA52&pg=PA63#v=onepage&q&f=false
  2. ^ Omar Khalidi, The Arabs of Hadramawt in Hyderabad in Mediaeval Deccan History, eds Kulkarni, Naeem and de Souza, Popular Prakashan, Bombay, 1996, pg 63
  3. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/

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