Mirjat

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Mirjat ( मीरजाट) or Mir-Jat (मीर-जाट) Mir (मीर) or Mer (मेर) is a Muslim Jat clan found in Sindh province of Pakistan. Mir/Miri/Miro/Mer Jat clan is found in Afghanistan.[1]

History

Miran are the Mir or Mer of the Indian desert originally, and of the aboriginal Indian stock.[2]

James Tod[3] places Mer in the list of Aboriginal Races, many names in which are not capable of identification, and their correct form is uncertain and those of the mercantile tribes are largely groups confined to Rajasthan.

Distribution

Distribution in Pakistan

James Tod[4] writes that Mer clan is found in Sindh.

Mirjat clan is found in districts: Khairpur Sindh

Notable persons

See also

References

  1. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.17,25,92,103,106,108,111,115,132,134,184
  2. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.17
  3. James Todd Annals/Chapter 7 Catalogue of the Thirty Six Royal Races,p.144
  4. James Todd Annals/Sketch of the Indian Desert, Vol. III,p. 1293

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