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The Palijo / Palejo / Paleejo / Palija / Paleja / Paleeja (Sindhi: پليجو) is a Sammat tribe of Sindh province, Pakistan. During the Talpur dynasty and before, this tribe held lands on the banks of the Indus River when that area was under official administration of the Palijo tribe and was called Palijar'pargana, ranging from Choriya Jagir, now in Tando Muhammad Khan District, to Pinyari Phat, in Sujawal District.

Distribution

Most of this tribe live mainly in the Bannu, and Daro areas of Sujawal District, Jungshahi, Gujjo, Gharo and Mirpur Sakro areas of Thatta District, Nasarpur in Matiari District, Dadoon and Norai in Tando Muhammad Khan District. However some families are settled Sunn in Jamshoro District, Bangaldero in Larkana District, Hingorja in Khairpur District, and in the cities of Hyderabad and Karachi The total population of Palijo tribe is around 15,000.[citation needed]

The head (Sardar) of this tribe is called Arbab and current head of Palijo tribe is Arbab Abdul Hai Palijo[citation needed], son of the late Arbab Noor Muhammad Palijo.[1]

Some well-known political personalities from the Palijo tribe are:

References

  1. ^ "ارباب نورمحمد پليجو : (Sindhianaسنڌيانا)". www.encyclopediasindhiana.org.
  2. ^ "Rasool Bux Palijo". March 31, 2012.
  3. ^ "Ayaz Latif Palijo".
  4. ^ "Sassui Palijo Former MPA Minister". www.woman.com.pk.