Jaghori (Hazara tribe)
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Jaghori, (Dari: جاغوری), is a tribe of Hazara people in Afghanistan, who mostly inhabit Ghazni Province. Some Jaghori Hazaras also live in Pakistan they form the majority of the Hazaras in Quetta.
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
- Akram Yari
- Azizullah Royesh
- Sima Samar
- Shah Gul Rezai
- 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