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Regions with significant populations
Pakistan, India
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Sindhi people

Juneja/Junejo (Sindhi: جوڻيجا) is a Sindhi Sammat clan found in Sindh, Pakistan[1][2][3][4] and in some parts of India.[5] The most notable Juneja include: Jam Juna II, a ruler of Sindh[6] and Muhammad Khan Junejo, former prime minister of Pakistan.[7]


The Juneja are regarded as descendants of Jam Juna I, the Samma king.[8][9][10] Jam Juna was succeeded by Jam Tamachi[11] whose tale is mentioned in Shah Jo Risalo.[12]


Ārbāṇī, Chachar (ڇڇر), Dabgar, G̱ahriā, Jhanglejā, Kuḇar, Līl, Līlā, Līmāṇī, Mahbāṇi, Kāimāṇī, Ramāṇī, Sājnāṇī, Wasāṇ and Weṛhejā.[13]

Notable people[edit]

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  1. ^ Biographical Encyclopedia of Pakistan. 1960. p. 460.
  2. ^ Siddiqui, Habibullah (1987). Education in Sind: Past and Present. Institute of Sindhology, University of Sind. p. 176. ISBN 978-969-405-009-6.
  3. ^ Tribes of Pakistan. p. 110.
  4. ^ Sind Quarterly - Volume 22. 1994. p. 34.
  5. ^ Saraswati, Baidyanath (1978). Pottery-making Cultures and Indian Civilization. p. 95. ISBN 978-81-7017-091-4.
  6. ^ Commission, Pakistan Historical Records and Archives (1954). Proceedings of the Meetings. p. 25.
  7. ^ Ispahani, Mahnaz (1989). Pakistan Dimensions of Insecurity. International Institute for Strategic Studies. p. 11.
  8. ^ Khan, Ansar Zahid (1980). History and Culture of Sind: A Study of Socioeconomic Organization and Institutions During the 16th and 17th Centuries. p. 19.
  9. ^ Lari, Suhail Zaheer; Lari, Yasmeen (1997). The Jewel of Sindh: Samma Monuments on Makli Hill: with 326 Illustrations, 50 in Colour. pp. 9, 11. ISBN 978-0-19-577901-1.
  10. ^ Kazi, Mushtak Ali (1990). Journey Through Judiciary. p. 20. ISBN 978-969-407-108-4.
  11. ^ The Calcutta Review - Volume 59. Harvard University. p. 19.
  12. ^ al-Laṭīf (Shah), ʻAbd (2018). Risalo. Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-97504-0.
  13. ^ Khair Mohammad Buriro Sewhani (2005). ذاتين جي انسائيڪلوپيڊيا (in Sindhi). pp. 262 and 453.