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For the Bashkir writer, see Shaikhzada Babich.
Religions Islam
Languages Hindi and Urdu
Populated states Uttar Pradesh India and Sindh Pakistan
Subdivisions none

The Shaikhzada are a Muslim community found in the Uttar Pradesh state of India.[1] Many members of the Shaikhzada community migrated to Pakistan after independence, settling in Karachi and Sindh.


They are found almost entirely in Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Moradabad, Rampur, districts.

In Muzaffarnagar District, they are found in the towns of Khatauli, Charthaval, Kandhla, Kairana jhinjana Purquazi and Thana Bhawan.,[2] while in Saharanpur District, they are found mainly in Deoband, Nanauta, Rampur, Gangoh, Titron and Nakur.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part three by K S Singh Manohar publications page 1303
  2. ^ A Gazetteer of Muzaffarnagar District page 91