Kamboj
Regions with significant populations
India • Pakistan
Languages
PunjabiDogriHindiUrdu
Religion
HinduismIslamSikhism
Related ethnic groups
Muslim Kamboh

The Kamboj (Punjabi: ਕੰਬੋਜ Kamboj, Hindi: कंबोज Kamboj), also Kamboh (Urdu: کمبوہ ALA-LC: Kamboh), is a cultivating community of the Punjab region of Pakistan and India, spanning a region from the Sutlej Valley to the north, the Multan in the west and the Karnal area of Yamuna valley in the east.[1] By religion, the Hindu, the Sikh are mostly found in the east, that is the Punjab and Haryana states in India, while most of the Muslim Kamboj are found in the west in the province of Punjab in Pakistan.[1][2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province: A.-K. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. 1997. pp. 442–445. ISBN 978-81-85297-69-9.
  2. ^ Singh, Pashaura; Fenech, Louis E. (27 March 2014). The Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies. OUP Oxford. p. 84. ISBN 978-0-19-100411-7.