Regions with significant populations
Urdu, Hindi, and Bihari languages
Sunni Hanafi Islam 100%
Related ethnic groups
Kulhaiya, Shershahabadia, Sheikh of Uttar Pradesh, Sheikh of Rajasthan, Sheikh, and Punjabi Sheikh

The Shaikh of Bihar are a Muslim community commonly found in the Indian state of Bihar. They are part of the larger Sheikh community of South Asia. The Sheikh of Bihar are not landlords, they often have shops and petty artisan works. It has been noted that Shaikh community is the most fluid among Bihari Muslims with rarely few Muslims from Mughals. Most are converts from various castes such as artisan classes, Rajputs, baniyas, shudras and brahmins.

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