Jaghori (Hazara tribe)
The origin of the name of Jaghori is not clear. One of the suppositions is that once the Mongols settled these areas the Ghori people, whose chief Muhammad of Ghor had destroyed the Ghaznavid empire, were inhabiting this place. therefore "Jai-ghori", in Hazaragi means "in place of Ghori".
Hazara researcher Muhammad Isa Ghargjestani identified four major branchest of the Jaghori in 1989: the Baighani (or Ata), Yazdari (Ezdari), Baghocari, and the Gari.
In the Hazara Pioneers, the Hazara unit in British army, was raised in 1904 by Major Claude Jacob (Later Field Marshal Sir Claude Jacob) in Quetta, British Balochistan Agency. Its class composition had two out of four companies comprising Jaghoris.
Famous People from Jaghori
- General Muhammad Musa Khan Hazara
- Saira Batool
- Flight Lt. Samad Ali Changezi
- Younus Changezi
- Ghulam Haider
- Yazdan Khan
- Mohsin Changezi
- Robert L. Canfield (27 October 2010). Ethnicity, Authority and Power in Central Asia: New Games Great and Small. Taylor & Francis US. pp. 132–. ISBN 978-0-415-78069-8. Retrieved 29 March 2011.
- Ludwig W. Adamec . Historical and political who's who of Afghanistan. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1975. ISBN 3-201-00921-0, ISBN 978-3-201-00921-8
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