Malik clan (Bihar)

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Total population
2,00,000 approx[citation needed]
Regions with significant populations
 India, united states, pakistan, saudi arabia and united kingdom.
UrduHindi • • Dhivehi
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The Malik (or Malick, Mallick, Urdu: ملک‎) are a Muslim community found in the state of Bihar in India.[1] A large numbers of them migrated to Pakistan following the independence of Pakistan.[citation needed]

History and origin[edit]

The group descended from Syed Ibrahim Mallick Baya, a Sufi born near Ghazni (Afghanistan), descended from ancestors who had migrated there from Baghdad.[citation needed].

They are mostly concentrated in the villages and towns in the districts of Patna, Nalanda, Gaya, Jehanabad, Nawada, Jamui, Sheikhpura and Munger.[citation needed] .

See also[edit]


  1. ^ People of India Bihar, Volume XVI Part 2 (Seagull Books), edited by S Gopal & Hetukar Jha, pp. 666-667.