Khadem caste

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Khadim खादिम ख़ादिम
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India and Pakistan
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Khadim Dargah Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty also Known Khwaja Gharib Nawaz , The Khadim are a Muslim community found in Ajmer the state of Rajasthan in India, and in Pakistan. They are also known as Khadim-e-Khwaja or Khuddam-e-Khwaja.[1]

History and origin[edit]

The name "Khadim" comes from the Arabic khadim for service or care. The Khadim of Ajmer are converted Muslims from the Bheel religion[2]

In the case the court hold as under "that Laikha and his brohther Taikha became muslim in samvat 1175 (samvat chandra bhat), It was samvat (vikrami) 1265 then Khadim are the descended of Laikha and Taikha, were bhil. Laikha's islamic name was Fakharuddin, Taikha's name was Mohammad Yadgaar... Khadim of Ajmer Are Converted Muslim Form The Bheel Religion


  1. ^ People of India Rajasthan Volume XXXVIII Part Two edited by B.K Lavania, D. K Samanta, S K Mandal & N.N Vyas pages 520 to 523 Popular Prakashan
  2. ^ The Shrine And Cult Of Mu'in al- din Chishti of Ajmer, P. M. Currie, Oxford University Press)