Shaikhzada

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Shaikhzada
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.

Distribution[edit]

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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References[edit]

  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