Lodi (Pashtun tribe)

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Lodi (Pashto: لودي; Persian: لودی) is a Pashtun tribe of the Bettani family, being the group of Pashtun tribes who claim descent from Bet, the second son of Qais Abdur Rashid.[1]

Lodi dynasty[edit]

The Lodi dynasty ruled from Delhi in India between 1451-1526.[1] The sultans of this dynasty were Bahlul Lodi, Sikandar Lodi and Ibrahim Lodi. They spread Islam in South Asia, in particular Sufism. They established themselves during the Islamic period as a Muslim ruling class and were valued warriors.