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Hazara District

Hazara District was district of Peshawar Division in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan until 1976.

The Imperial Gazetteer of India described the district as follows.


Khatris and Khokhran

Hazara historically had a significant population of Hindus including Khatris and Brahmans. The principal classes of Hindus in the district are Brahmans and Khatris.[2] The principal sub-divisions of the Khatris are Khukhran, Bahri (Multani), and Bunjai.[3] The Kukhrans contract no marriages, except among themselves.[4]


  1. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 74.
  2. ^ Gazetteer of Hazara District 1883-4 Published by Sang e meel publications page 74
  3. ^ Gazetteer of Hazara District 1883-4 Published by Sang e meel publications page 76.
  4. ^ Gazetteer of Hazara District 1883-4 Published by Sang e meel publications page 76

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