Khadem caste

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Khadim खादिम ख़ादिम
Regions with significant populations
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]


  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)