Lalkhani
Regions with significant populations
• India
Languages
UrduHindi
Religion
Islam 100%
Related ethnic groups
Rajput

The Lalkhani are a Muslim Rajput community, found in North India. They are a sub-division of the Bargujar clan of Rajputs, who converted to become Muslims. The community is found mainly in the districts of Aligarh Bulandshahr They are called Lalkhani Which does not apply to all Muslim Bargujar, as those originally from Haryana.[1]

Origin

The Lalkhani Rajputs once held estates in the districts of Bulandshahr.[2] From their clan came the, Muhammad Baquar Ali Khan The Raja Of Pindrawal And Muhammad Ahmad Said Khan Chhatari "Nawab of prominent Muslim League politician, and last Prime Minister of the Hyderabad State.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part Two edited by A Hasan & J C Das
  2. ^ Robinson, Francis (2007). Separatism Among Indian Muslims: The Politics of the United Provinces. Cambridge University Press. pp. 19–20. ISBN 9780521048262.