Tribal Gujjar woman and dairy production in transition

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By Dr. DALIP GOSAIN
The Muslim tribal Gujjars of Himachal Pradesh exhibit varied ways of ‘Lifestyle’ viz pastoral, semi-nomadic and settled centering around dairy farming. They remained isolated from the mainstream of society, maintaining their own traditional cultural identity, but being in transition a few of them have adopted the settled mode of living, but are still keen on rearing buffaloes as their main family occupation.
This paper deals with the a groping study of Gujjar women in different facets, who mainly draw their livelyhood from buffalo rearing in the peri-urban and forest areas of Himachal Pradesh. Although they are mostly illiterate, have poor un-irrigated land holdings in tough terrains, they contribute significantly to the main society by providing dairy milk and milk products.
The present study was conducted in Indora block of district Kangra and in Amb block of Una districts Of Himachal Pradesh depicting the different ways of life style of Gujjar women deciphering transition and social evolution. Data were collected from five Gujjar women from villages of Indora block of Kangra and  from 20 respondents from different villages of Amb block of Una district using structured schedule and focused interviews.
According to Winick’s dictionary of Anthropology, a tribe is a social group usually with a definite area, dialect, cultural homogeneity and unifying social organization. Everyman’s Encyclopedia refers tribe as a group of primitive or barbarous clans under recognized chiefs. A ‘typical’ tribe is the one, which exhibit an isolated ecology, demography, politics, economy, and other social relations from other ethnic groups.
Next to Africa, has the largest tribal population in the world. Belonging to over 550 communities, though only 427 are officially recognised, and forming 227 ethnic group, the tribes of India number 67.8 million constituting over 8 percent of the total population of the country as per the latest population census (Kurup, 2000).
“Tribes are primarily seen as a stage and type of society. They represent a society that lacks the positive traits of modern society and thus constitutes a simple, illiterate and backward society. With change in these features on account of education, modern occupation and new technology etc. tribal society is no longer considered to be tribal” (Xaxa, 1999). Transhumants are the backward people living in jungles, more or less isolated, tending to be self-sufficient with limited interaction with other societies governed by their traditional councils.
In Himachal Pradesh, a north Indian state, where a sizeable population consisting of Hindu and Muslim Gujjars reside in the various parts of the state with variation in population concentration show all transition stages of transhumants to settled Muslim tribal Gujjars. The tribe derives its name either from the Sanskrit word “Gujar”, the original name of their earliest habitat, Gujrat (now one of the states of India) or from Gochar i.e., cow grazier (Crooke, 1896), the latter term showing that originally they were cow keepers and not buffalo keepers as they are at present.
A large number of Gujjars of H.P. still stick to their ancestral profession of buffalo rearing and selling of milk and milk products. They were formerly nomadic and like to live in the interior of the forest. Even today the women have hardly any chance to come in contacts with non-gujjars, the men have contacts with others when they visit markets or the forest range other development agencies.
Pastoral Gujars:
In the present study it was found that inspite of the transition stages of the Gujjar tribes the dairy framing is the prime occupation of most of the respondents. In Indora block of Kangra District as all the 12 Gujjar families of Lodhwan and 14 of BriKhad villages were engaged in this profession.
It was found that the selected respondents had poor un-irrigated land holding of average half acres. The majorities of the respondents had nuclear family with average family size of 7 members and were illiterate. The herd size mainly comprising of buffaloes ranged from 9-23 animals. Although majority of them used to migrate seasonally to the forests of Chamba district with their buffalo but the Gujjr families have now settled partly at these location in Kangra district. It was found that only three families from Barikhad and five families from Lodhwan villages were seasonal migrants to allotted pasturelands of Dhar Mumri and Khoru Dhar of Bharmour Tehsli of Chamba district. They have practiced transhumance, i.e. seasonal migration between fixed summer pastures in the Chamba district for generations. These families move with utensils, eatables, clothes, bedding etc, in the month of April and come back in the month of October every year.
Bano Bibi a respondent of Barikhad explained that since childhood she is had pastoral livestock-rearing life style that had become increasingly difficult due to the thinning of forest over the years. She moves on to the allotted pastureland by the forest department of Chamba district with 12 buffaloes and her husband from April-September while the children stay at home with other family members.
Majority of the Gujjar women who migrate to allotted pasturelands start three days after the men start the journey with buffaloes and join them by bus at the first halt. These transhumants prefer to move at night so to avoid traffic hazards during daytime. For retaining the land and movement of the flock of buffaloes around Rs.1, 500 were spent and in turn they have a gain of Rs.15.000 by saving money on feeding to the animals as they get lot of green fodders from these pastures. The milk produced during the transit and while at the different locations of Chamba district is an additional income to these tribal Gujjars.
Settled Gujjars:  All the selected respondents from various villages of Amb Block of Una district of Himacah Pradesh (H.P.) were settled. Majority of the Gujjar women were studied up to primary only, having nuclear family with the average family size of five members. Table I shows the comparative profile of the pastoral and settled Gujjar women of H.P.
The Gujjar women carried out all of the dairy management operations such as bringing in fodder, providing drinking water, milking, cleaning of sheds, whereas breeding in animals, calving and the administration of medicines were shared activities with male family members.
Capacity Building in Dairy Farming:
The Gujjar women play a significant role in dairy farming remained ignored by the policy makers and planners in providing them training on scientific dairy farming that could have lead in improved socio-economic condition of these tribal Gujjars. Under the Integrated watershed Development Project (IWDP) operated in Kangra and Una districts of H.P. the Gujjar women were sent fro the first time to the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) located at Karnal In Haryana State of on an exposure visit.
These selected beneficiaries were shown the elite herd of cross-bred cattle and ‘Murah’ breed of buffaloes at the cattle yard of the NDRI and at few local dairy farms in a nearby village. Although they were engaged in dairying for many decades, but it was strikingly observed that they were not aware of the elite breed of “Murrah” buffalo and were keeping low producing buffaloes.
They were taught that the high-yielding breeds of buffaloes and combination of cross-bred cattle could improve their economy through scientific dairy farming. Majority of the respondents stressed that under IWDP the elite breeding bulls be provided, as all villages do not have proven bulls those could improve the progeny of the buffaloes.
Although under the IWDP the Village Development Committees (VDCs) were constituted but it was found that majority of the beneficiaries of tribal Gujjars were not members of these VDCs. None of these have ever attended any training programme on scientific dairy farming. Training is a process by which desired knowledge, skill, attitudinal changes are inculcated and re-enforced in an individual. Today’s Gujjar woman is keen on improving the socio-economic status of her family by adopting modern technology in the traditional occupation of dairying. Balkis, a Muslim Gujjar girl from Dhargujran village of Amb block in Una district was ardent in knowing technological advancements in the dairy sector. Hassan Bibi, from this district claimed that she had a buffalo, which was in 14th lactation and she was still interested that the buffalo should conceive indicating the affinity for rearing elite buffaloes.
Ascertained training needs on scientific dairy farming indicated that 65 per cent of the Gujjar women from Una district and 60 percent from Kangra district were interested to attend training programme on scientific dairy farming of five days duration. The venue of the training programme was preferred at the Village or the block head quarters. Remaining beneficiaries of these districts preferred to undergo a training programme of three days at the NDRI.
It was observed that special programmes were essential to train the tribal Gujjar women in scientific dairy farming. Conservative Gujjars need be ascetically educated to scientifically improve their breed of buffaloes. It can be concluded that Gujjars who live in the rural areas of H.P. contribute significantly to the rural and urban economy by providing milk and milk products. Being committed to their cultural tradition it is imperative that special attention need be provided to this tribe of H.P. so that they improve their socio-economic condition through improved dairy farming. Various developmental agencies should concentrate their efforts on dairy development for Gujjars. The introduction of high-yielding breeds of buffalo and cross-bred cattle could improve the economy of the Gujjars.
The writer is Senior Scientist & Head KVK & DTC National Dairy Research Institute (Deemed University) KARNAL132 001 Haryana.
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  1. Gujar Places In Pakistan

    The thousands of places were named after the Gujjars and their sub-tribes in the Sub-Continent during the period they ruled over the South and some part of Central Asia. In these days an interesting discussion is going on as to who the Gujjars or Gurjars are? I am mentioning the name of some places situated in all the four provinces of Pakistan. This do not include the villages named after the Gujjars situated in Jammu & Kashmir, Northern Areas and the Tribal Areas. I will updating the visitors of this site after I complete the data in respect of these areas. I will also try my best some time later to provide the name of villages after the sub-tribes of Gujjars. The following data will help the analysts and historians to draw some befitting and logical conclusion.

    I will be highly obliged if any brethren may add to my knowledge by mentioning such places named after the word Gujar, Gujjar or Gurjar, situated in India or any other part of the world. Kindly forward this despatch to other sites discussing the Gujjar’s dilema.

    Regards

    Ch. Muhammad Ashraf Gujjar,

    m_ashraf777@hotmail.com

    P U N J A B PROVINCE:

    DERA GHAZI KHAN DISTRICT

    THOKH GUJRI

    LAYYAH DISTRICT

    GUJRAT

    MUZAFFARGARH DISTRICT

    GUJARWALA

    RAJANPUR DISTRICT

    KOTLA GOJAR

    GUJAR WALI

    FAISALABAD DISTRICT

    CHAK 217/GB GUJJAR PIND

    CHAK 176/GB PALA GOJRA

    JHANG DISTRICT

    JAT GUJJAR

    TOBA TEK SINGH DISTRICT

    GOJRA TEHSIL

    GUJRANWALA DISTRICT

    KOTLI GUJRAN

    GUJRAT DISTRICT

    GUJARPUR

    DHOK GUJRAN

    GUJJAR KOTLA

    KULEWAL GUJRAN

    KHANPUR GUJRAN

    HAFIZABAD DISTRICT

    GUJRANWALI

    GUJAR KE

    MANDI BAHAUDDIN DISTRICT

    GOJRA

    NAROWAL DISTRICT

    GUJAR WALI

    BHABRA GUJRAN

    BERA GUJRAN

    KHANPUR GUJRAN

    CHHANI GUJRAN

    DEHLA GUJRAN

    PAILA GUJRAN

    GUJAR TOOR

    HAJI PUR GUJRAN

    DARYA GUJRAN

    KOTLI GUJRAN

    BADALA GUJRAN

    NIKI GUJRAN

    JHOMIAN GUJRAN

    GUJRAT

    NADALA GUJRAN

    BALA GUJRAN

    BHERON CHAK GUJRAN

    TEHRA GUJRAN

    SIALKOT DISTRICT

    GUJARKE

    GOJRA

    GUJAR KALLA

    GUJAR GORAYA

    GUJRAL

    GUJRAN WALA

    KASUR DISTRICT

    GURJKE

    LAHORE DISTRICT

    NAWAN PIND GUJRAN

    HANDU GUJAR

    QILA GUJAR SINGH

    WARRA GUJARAN

    OKARA DISTRICT

    GHOUS PUR GUJJRAN

    SHEIKHUPURA DISTRICT

    GUJAR PURA

    MAHMOON GUJAR

    KALA GUJAR

    KOTLI GUJRAN

    RATTA GUJRAN

    VEHARI DISTRICT

    GUJAR

    ATTOCK DISTRICT

    THATTI GUJRAN

    DHOK GUJAR

    CHAKWAL DISTRICT

    BHATTI GUJAR

    MOHRA GUJRAN

    PINDI GUJRAN

    JHELUM DISTRICT

    WARA GUJRAN

    GUJER PUR

    KALA GUJRAN

    THATHI GUJRAN

    GUJJAR

    GUJAR KATARIAN

    RAWALPINDI DISTRICT

    GUJAR KHAN TEHSIL

    GOJRA

    MATUA GUJAR

    DHANGDEW GUJAR MAL

    JAND GUJAR

    GURAH GUJARAN

    PHAMRA GUJRAN

    KALA GUJRAN

    BHANGALI GUJAR

    ARAZI GUJRAL

    DHOK GUJRI

    BHADANA GUJRAN

    DANDI GUJRAN

    KHURAM GUJAR

    MIANWALI DISTRICT

    GUJRAN WALA

    GUJRAT

    KHUSHAB DISTRICT

    GUJRANWALA

    North Western Frontier Province(N. W. F. P.)

    D. I. KHAN DISTRICT

    GUJRAT

    ABBOTTABAD DISTRICT

    MASAH GUJRI

    GUJRI

    BAIN GUJRI

    HARIPUR DISTRICT

    PIND GUJRAN

    MOHRRA GUJAR

    KOHISTAN DISTRICT

    GUJJAR BANDA

    GUJARYBAKE

    GUJAR KHEL

    GUJAR BANDA

    GUJAR BANDA

    MANSEHRA DISTRICT

    GUJRAN

    GUJRA

    GUJRAN DE GAL

    LOWER DIR DISTRICT

    GUJAR KALAI

    GUJAR ABAD

    UPPER DIR DISTRICT

    GUJARA KILI

    GUJAR LALA

    MALA-GUJAR

    MARDAN DISTRICT

    GUJRAT

    GUJAR GARHI

    Mohalla GUJARAN

    Bakhshali

    PESHAWAR DISTRICT

    CHOUHA GUJAR

    MIAN GUJAR

    S I N D PROVINCE

    KARACHI DISTRICT GUJAR CHOWK,

    Manzoor Colony

    Gujjar Nallah

    BADIN DISTRICT

    GUJRI

    LARKANA DISTRICT

    GUJHAR

    SANGHAR DISTRICT

    GUJRO

    GUJHERAN

    GUJHRO

    SUKKUR DISTRICT

    GUJRO

    B A L U C H I S T A N PROVINCE

    AWARAN DISTRICT

    GUJARO

    KHUZDAR DISTRICT

    GUJAAR

    BOLAN DISTRICT

    GUJAR

    PISHIN DISTRICT

    GUJIR

    DERA BUGTI DISTRICT

    GUJRO

    ZHOB DISTRICT

    GURJE ZAI

    ISLAMABAD CAPITAL TERRITORY (I.C.T.)

    KANGOTA GUJRAN

    DERA GUJARAN (SECTOR G-10)

    GOHRRA GUJARAN

    MARRI GUJAR, TALHARR.

  2. GUJJARS : A Warrior Tribe Who Inflicted Collosol Loss To The USSR

    GUJARS : The 2nd Largest Ethinic & Linguistic Entity Of Afghanistan

    By: Ch. M. Ashraf Gujjar,
    Islamabad, Pakistan.

    The U.S.A. and her allied countries had propounded the idea of a broad-based Government in Afghanistan, comprising of all the ethnic and linguastic groups. The western countries had false perception about the exact ethnic and linguastic division of Afghanistan. It was mistakenly believed that the Afghnistan is ethnically devided into Pushtoons and Persian speaking Northern alliance. The U.S.A. and its allies, while forming the present Karzai Government in Afghanistan, absolutely ignored the second largest and major ethnic Gujjar community. The Gujjars constitutes to be the 35% of Afghanistan’s total population.
    2. The Gujjar is the largest tribe of the World, which is admittedly recognized to be the major ethnic group in Pakistan, India, Indo-Pak held Jammu & Kashmir, Xing Xiang(China), Tibet, Nepal, Bhuttan, Sakkum, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Georgia and other Central Asian States. The Gujjars can rightly be termed as an International tribe, who are not restricted and confined by the frontiers or borders.
    3. There is much known about the Gujjars dwelling in almost all parts of India and Pakistan. There population in India and Pakistan is 20 & 03-billion respectively. The Sub-Continent and Central Asia was ruled for centuries by the Gujjars, also known as Gurjars. It was during their rule that thousands of places were named after them or their sub-tribes in India, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asian States. In Central and South Asia there are also numerous places named after the sub-clans of Gujjars, e.g. Chechania, Chechian, Jhanda Chechi, Kharian, New-Katarian, Panjan Kasana, Noon, Bhadana, Jhand Meelu, etc. etc. I am sure a list of such places, given at the end of this article, will be of great interest to realise that to what extent the Gujjars enjoyed power and influence in the Central & South Asia in the ancient times.
    4. The Gujjars of Afghanistan have always played a very important and significant role in Afghanistan. The Afghanistan is broadly divided into four major ethnic groups, i.e. (1)-Pushtoons 40%, (2)-Gujjars, speaking Gujari and other languages 35%, (3)-Persian speaking 10% and (4)-others 15% approximately. The over whelming and majority population of 14 Provinces of Afghanistan consists of Gujjar tribe, who generally speak Gujjari langauage. In some areas they also speak Pushto or Persian in addition to Gujjari langauage. This language is also spoken by the Gujjars of India and Pakistan. The Gujjarati, Daccani, Rajasthani, Mewati and mewarri, according to some scholars, are the regional names and dialects of Gujjari language. A brief and approximate account of Gujjar population in some of the Afghan-Provinces is given hereunder:-
    i) Kunnarr : This province is situated in the south of Afghanistan and
    in the North of Pakistan. The Gujjar tribe is living with over-whelming majority in this Province. The famous towns and villages of the Gujjars are Narrai, Asmar, Hari Kot, Tashagul, Konigul, Gorin, Inchagal, Samsagal, Karchigal, Bazagal, Batash, Hegal and Asoom, etc.
    ii) Lughman : Its more than 50% population consists of Gujjar tribe.
    There are approximately 45-villages having hundred percent Gujjar population.
    iii) Panjsher : The Gujjars constitutes 40% population of this Province.
    Perkhar and Wersak towns are the famous strong-holds of the Gujjars.
    iv) Badakhshan : The Gujjars constitutes half of the population of this
    Province. The Bajjarr, Chauhan, Bherwal, Jangle, Bhaddana, Kohli, Doei and Bokarra are the famous sub-tribes/clans of Gujjars living in this Province.
    v) Kondos : The ¾ population of this Province consists of Gujjar tribe.
    vi) Farkhar : More than 90% population of this Province belongs to the
    Gujjar community. The Dashtiachi, Namakao, Khestazi and Khefdar, etc. are the famous towns & villages of the Gujjar tribe.
    vii) Mazar Sharif : In this Province over 30% population consists of
    Gujjar community.
    viii) Baglan : In this Province over 40% population belongs to the Gujjar
    caste.
    ix) Aneshkamesh : The 70% population of this Province is consisted of
    Gujjar tribe.
    x) Palol : The Gujjar is a majority tribe of this Province. The Gujjar
    commanders Mr. Ghulam Sakhi Khattana and Mr.Fardol Khatana, the militant leaders of Harkat-e-Islamia Afghanistan also belonged to this Province. They inflicted collosal loss to the enemy during the cold-war.
    xi) Andraf : The Gujjars constitues ¾ population of this Province. The
    Gujjar Generals Moman Bherwal and Mr. Arbab Therwal Malang, the militant Gujjar Commanders of Hizb-e-Islami belonged to this province. These Generals earned lot of name and recognition during the cold-war.
    xii) Taloqan : The Gujjars forms half of the population of the Province.
    Mr. Arbab Hakeem Chechi, the Supreme Gujjar Commander of Hizb-e-Islami also belonged to this Province. He also earned world wide recognition during the cold war.
    xiii) Shabargan : The Gujjars are 1/3 of the total population of this
    Province.
    5. The Gujjars are also living with a prominent and sizeable minority in the following Provinces of Afghanistan : –
    i Nangarhar,
    ii Kabul,
    iii Logar,
    iv Qandhar,
    v Gazni,
    vi Kapisa,
    vii Gardez,
    viii Tamroze, and
    ix Harat.
    6. The Gujjars played a leading role in war (Jehad) against the U.S.S.R. since beginning in the year 1979. Mir Afzal Chechi of Kunnarr Province was one of the leading founders to organise and start the war(Jehad) to liberate Afghanistan from the clutches of U.S.S.R., who also sacrificed his life for the sacred cause. Malik Sher Afzal and Malik Qabeel of Kunnarr Province also significantly contributed towards organizing the war and Jehad against the U.S.S.R.
    7. The following militant leaders of various Jahadi organizations, who fought against the U.S.S.R., also belonged to the Gujjar tribe of Afghanistan:-
    i) Dr.M.Abdul Qayyum, Founder, Hizb-e-Islami
    ii) Maulana M.Younas Khalis Quaid, Hizb-e-Islami
    iii) Muhammad Ayub, Amir, Tanzeem Ahl-e-Hadith
    iv) Ghulam Chechi, Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    v) Mauland Akhawandzada Commander Harkat-e-Islami
    vi) Nadir Khan Commander Harkat-e-Islami
    vii) Arbab Mian Gul Chechi Commander Jamaat-e-Islami
    viii) Haji Zardali Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    ix) Haji Daim Khan Commander Tanzeem Ahl-e-Hadith
    x) Musafar Khan Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    xi) Maulana Umra Khan Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    xii) Haji Badam Khan Commander Mahaz-e-Milli
    xiii) Mir Alam Commander Jamat-e-Islami
    xiv) Malik Sadbar Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    xv) Maulana Kaduaali Amir Islami Hizb
    xvi) Mirza Lal Doei Commander Jamat-e-Islami
    xvii) Madir Gujjarwal Commander Harkat-e-Islami
    xviii) Malik Jabeen Chechi Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    xix) Malik Shireen Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    xx) Malik Maasal Commander Hizb-e-Islami
    xxi) Hazrat Bilal Sher Commander Harkat-e-Islami
    xxii) Malik Gul Sharif Commander Tanzeem Ahl-e-Hadith
    8. The thousands of Gujjar Mujahideens sacrificed their lives while fighting against USSR during the period of cold war. A large number of Gujjars had to migrate to Pakistan and other neighbouring countries during and after the cold-war. The majority of Gujjar migratees were living in Bhai Cheena Camps, Anayat Kaley Camps in Bajorr Agency, Dodaba Camps and Ranrri Camps in Dir district of Pakistan.
    9. The culture, language, customs and traditions of the Gujjars are entirely different than the pushtoon ethnic stock. The Gujjars of Afghanistan speaks Gujjari language, the language that also spoken in most of the areas of India & Pakistan and enjoys representation on a number of state owned Radio and Television channels in both the countries.
    10. It will be worth mentioning that the Pushto speaking population do not belong to one community, tribal or racial group rather they are devided into Shanwaris, Afridis, Safis, Khattaks, Mashwanis and Yousafzais, etc. etc., who are foes and not friends as they keeps fighting with each other, whereas, on the contrary the Gujjars of Afghanistan belongs to one racial and tribal group unlike Pushtoons, who are just a linguistic group.
    11. The over 30-Million Gujjars in Pakistan and 20-Billion Gujjars in India had extended their implied and unconditional support to the notion of forming the broad based Afghan-Government comprising of all the ethnic groups and communities in Afghanistan so to bring the perpetual peace in Afghanistan.
    12. It was expected that the Gujjars being the second largest ethnic and linguistic community certainly was to be considered as a significant constitutent in broad-based government as by ignoring the Gujjars neither any government can function as a representative establishment nor that could be a workable or perpetual solution to the growing problems of Afghanistan. The U.S.A., U.K. and Pakistan Governments should have derived an acceptable formula giving due representation to the Gujjars of Afghanistan.
    13. The worrior & majority Gujjar tribe has not been given any representation while forming the present Afghan Government, the result is obvious, the writ of present Afghan-Government could hardly be established within the radious of only two Kilo meter area and more specifically speaking within the Presidential Compound under the guard and security of Allied forces. They are the brave Gujjars only who can restrict and confine the war-lords into their cloths and can bring the perpetual peace in Afghanistan. These Gujjars of Afghanistan also enjoys the unshaken support of 23-billion Gujjars of Pakistan and India in special and millions of Gujjars settled all over the world in common. Its in the larger interest that Allied Forces, in order to bring the perpetual peace in Afghanistan, may even now draw a strategy to form a true representative Aghan-Government.
    The royal-Gujjars have ruled the South-Central Asia for centuries and it was during their kingdoms that they had named thousands of places. No other tribe of the world can compete the Gujjars on this account. In the wake of recent unrest amongst the Gujjars of Rajisthan in India, which has been termed as the ‘Desert Storm By The Gujjars, an interesting discussion is going on these days as to who the Gujars, Gujjars, Gurjis or Gurjars are ?. I am mentioning a few name of some places, which will help the historians, anthrapologist and anaylst to ascertain the major and important role played by them in present and past history and the politics of these regions. The visitors of this site are allowed to forward this article to the other web-sites for befitting conclusion about the Gujjars’ history and their role in the present-age :-

    I N D I A :

    P U N J A B PROVINCE :

    AMRITSAR DISTRICT :
    LODHI GUJJAR
    KOTLA GUJARAN
    GUJARPURA
    GUJAR PURA
    FARIDKOT DISTRICT :
    GUJJAR
    FATEHGARH SAHIB DISTRICT :
    RAIPUR GUJJARAN,
    BUD GUJJARAN,
    FIROZPUR DISTRICT :
    BEHAK GUJJARAN,
    BUH GUJJARAN,
    THEH GUJJAR,
    THEH GUJJAR (BEGU),
    GURDASPUR DISTRICT :
    TALWARA GUJJARAN,
    SIMBLI GUJJARAN,
    LAHRI GUJJARAN,
    KOTLI GUJJARAN,
    JHANDA GUJJARAN,
    GUJARAT,
    GUJJAR PUR,
    CHANNI GUJJARAN,
    BHURIAN GUJJARAN,
    AIMAN GUJJARAN,
    HOSHIARPUR DISTRICT :
    GUJJAR PUR,
    GUJJAR,
    GUJAR KATRALA,
    GUJAR BASOYA,
    RAIPUR GUJJARAN,
    JIWANPUR GUJJARAN,
    CHAK GUJJARAN-1,
    CHAK GUJJARAN-2,
    BHULEWAL GUJJARAN,
    BAGEWAL GUJJARAN,
    JALANDHAR DISTRICT :
    RAIPUR GUJJARAN,
    KAPURTHALA DISTRICT :
    MAND GUJJAR PUR,
    GUJJARATTAN,
    LUDHIANA DISTRICT :
    AGWAR GUJJARAN,
    BAUNKAR GUJJARAN,
    BHAINI GUJJARAN,
    FATEHGARH GUJJARAN,
    GUJJARWAL,
    GUJJARWAL BET,
    QUTABEWAL GUJJARAN,
    NAWANSHAHR DISTRICT :
    GUJJAR PUR KHURD,
    GUJJAR PUR KALAN,
    ROPARR DISTRICT :
    BASI GUJJARAN,
    SANGPUR DISTRICT :
    RAMPUR GUJJARAN,
    RAMGARH GUJJARAN,
    GUJJARAN,
    PATIALA DISTRICT :
    BADHOLI GUJJARAN,
    BIR KHERI GUJJARAN,
    DUDHAN GUJJARAN,
    FARID PUR GUJJARAN,
    GUJARHERI,
    KHERI GUJJARAN,
    SASA GUJJARAN,
    MUKTASAR DISTRICT :
    BURA GUJJAR,

    G U J A R A T PROVINCE :

    SURAT DISTRICT :
    GUJJAR PUR,
    MEHSANA DISTRICT :
    GUJJARVADA,

    HIMACHAL PRADESH (H.P.) PROVINCE :

    UNA DISTRICT :
    DHAR GUJJARAN,

    HARYANA PROVINCE :

    AMBALA DISTRICT :
    TALHERI GUJJARAN,
    BHIWANI DISTRICT :
    GUJARANI,
    FARIDABAD DISTRICT :
    KHERI GUJJARAN,
    NAGLA GUJJARAN,
    TIKRI GUJJARAN,
    GURGAON DISTRICT :
    BAR GUJJARAN,
    GUJAR NAGLA,
    MUHAMMADPUR GUJJARAN,
    KAITHAL DISTRICT :
    BUDHANPUR GUJJARAN,
    GARHI GUJJARAN,
    KURUKSHETRA DISTRICT :
    KAKRALA GUJJARAN,
    MAHENDRAGARH DISTRICT :
    GUJJARWAS,
    PANI PAT DISTRICT :
    NUR PUR GUJJARAN,
    SIMLA GUJJARAN,
    BAWANA GUJJARAN,
    REWARI DISTRICT :
    BAWANA GUJJAR,
    GUJAR MAJRI,
    GUJARIWAS,
    LADHUWAS GUJJARAN,
    ROHTAK DISTRICT :
    KHERKA GUJJARAN,
    SONI PAT DISTRICT :
    KHERI GUJJARAN,
    PANCHI GUJJARAN,
    YAMUNA NAGAR DISTRICT :
    GARHI GUJJARAN,
    HAL DARI GUJJARAN,

    P A K I S T A N :

    P U N J A B PROVINCE:

    DERA GAZI KHAN DISTRICT :
    THOKH GUJRI,
    LAYYAH DISTRICT :
    GUJRAT,
    MUZAFARGARH DISTRICT :
    GUJARWALA,
    RAJANPUR DISTRICT :
    KOTLA GUJAR,
    GUJAR WALI,
    FAISALABAD DISTRICT :
    CHAK 217/GB GUJJAR PIND,
    CHAK 176/GB PALA GOJRA,
    JHANG DISTRICT
    JAT GUJJAR,
    TOBA TEK SINGH DISTRICT :
    GUJRA TEHSIL,
    GUJARANWALA DISTRICT :
    GUJARANWALA,
    KOTLI GUJRAN,
    GUJARAT DISTRICT :
    GUJARAT,
    GUJARPUR,
    DHOK GUJRAN,
    GUJJAR KOTLA,
    KULEWAL GUJRAN,
    KHANPUR GUJRAN,
    HAFIZABAD DISTRICT :
    GUJRANWALI,
    GUJAR KE,
    MANDI BAHA UD DIN DISTRICT :
    GUJRA,
    NAROWAL DISTRICT :
    GUJAR WALI,
    BHABRA GUJRAN,
    BERA GUJRAN,
    KHANPUR GUJRAN,
    CHHANI GUJRAN,
    DEHLA GUJRAN,
    PAILA GUJRAN,
    GUJAR TOOR,
    HAJI PUR GUJRAN,
    DARYA GUJRAN,
    KOTLI GUJRAN,
    BADALA GUJRAN,
    NIKI GUJRAN,
    JHOMIAN GUJRAN,
    GUJRAT,
    NADALA GUJRAN,
    BALA GUJRAN,
    BHERON CHAK GUJRAN,
    TEHRA GUJRAN,
    SIALKOT DISTRICT :
    GUJARKE,
    GOJRA,
    GUJAR KALLA,
    GUJAR GORAYA,
    GUJRAL,
    GUJRAN WALA,
    KASUR DISTRICT :
    GUJARKE,
    LAHORE DISTRICT :
    NAWAN PIND GUJRAN,
    HANDU GUJAR,
    QILA GUJAR SINGH,
    WARRA GUJARAN,
    OKARRA DISTRICT :
    GHOUS PUR GUJJRAN,
    SHEIKHUPURA DISTRICT :
    GUJAR PURA,
    MAHMOON GUJAR,
    KALA GUJAR,
    KOTLI GUJRAN,
    RATTA GUJRAN,
    VEHARRI DISTRICT :
    GUJAR,
    ATTOCK DISTRICT :
    THATTI GUJRAN,
    DHOK GUJAR,

    CHAKWAL DISTRICT :
    BHATTI GUJAR,
    MOHRA GUJRAN,
    PINDI GUJRAN,
    JHELUM DISTRICT :
    WARA GUJRAN,
    GUJAR PUR,
    KALA GUJRAN,
    THATHI GUJRAN,
    GUJJAR,
    GUJAR KATARIAN,
    RAWALPINDI DISTRICT :
    GUJAR KHAN TEHSIL,
    GUJRA,
    MATUA GUJAR,
    DHANGDEW GUJAR MAL,
    JAND GUJAR,
    GURAH GUJARAN,
    PHAMRA GUJRAN,
    KALA GUJRAN,
    BHANGALI GUJAR,
    ARAZI GUJRAL,
    DHOK GUJRI,
    BHADANA GUJRAN,
    DANDI GUJRAN,
    KHURAM GUJAR,
    MIANWALI DISTRICT :
    GUJRAN WALA,
    GUJRAT,
    KHUSHAB DISTRICT :
    GUJRANWALA,

    North Western Frontier Province (N. W. F. P.)

    D. I. KHAN DISTRICT :
    GUJRAT,
    ABBOTTABAD DISTRICT :
    MASAH GUJRI,
    GUJRI,
    BAIN GUJRI,
    HARIPUR DISTRICT :
    PIND GUJRAN,
    MOHRRA GUJAR,
    KOHISTAN DISTRICT :
    GUJJAR BANDA,
    GUJARYBAKE,
    GUJAR KHEL,
    GUJAR BANDA,
    GUJAR BANDA,
    MANSEHRA DISTRICT :
    GUJRAN,
    GUJRA,
    GUJRAN DE GAL,
    LOWER DIR DISTRICT :
    GUJAR KALAI,
    GUJAR ABAD,
    UPPER DIR DISTRICT :
    GUJARA KILI,
    GUJAR LALA,
    MALA-GUJAR,
    MARDAN DISTRICT :
    GUJRAT,
    GUJAR GARHI,
    Mohalla GUJARAN
    Bakhshali,
    PESHAWAR DISTRICT :
    CHOUHA GUJAR
    MIAN GUJAR,

    S I N D PROVINCE :

    KARACHI DISTRICT :
    GUJAR CHOWK-
    Manzoor Colony,
    GUJJAR Nullah,
    HYDERABAB :
    GOTH MUBARIK GUJAR,
    BADIN DISTRICT :
    GUJRI,
    LARRKANA DISTRICT :
    GUJHAR,
    SANGHARR DISTRICT :
    GUJRO,
    GUJHERAN,
    GUJHRO,
    SUKKUR DISTRICT :
    GUJRO,

    B A L U C H I S T A N PROVINCE :

    AWARAN DISTRICT :
    GUJARO,
    KHUZDAR DISTRICT :
    GUJAAR,
    BOLAN DISTRICT :
    GUJAR,
    PISHIN DISTRICT :
    GUJIR,
    DERA BUGTI DISTRICT :
    GUJRO,
    ZHOB DISTRICT :
    GURJE ZAI,

    ISLAMABAD CAPITAL TERRITORY (I.C.T.) :

    KANGOTA GUJRAN,
    DERA GUJARAN(SECTOR G-10),
    GOHRRA GUJARAN,
    MARRI GUJAR,TALHARR,
    HADWALA GUJJARAN,
    GUJJARAN NA MOHRRA.

    N E P A L

    Gujar Its a small town in Baitadi District in the Mahakali Zone of western Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2,567 and had 475 houses in the town.
    Gujari Its a small town in Baitadi District in the Mahakali Zone of western Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3,190 and had 480 houses in the town.

    I R A N

    GUJAR This place is situated in Esfahan, Iran, its geographical
    coordinates are 33° 48′ 0″ North, 51° 20′ 0″ East.

    A F G H A N I S T A N

    Gujarabad,
    Gujaristan,
    Gujar pul (Kunnarr)
    Gujar (Fariab), etc.

    G E O R G I A (Central Asia)

    Gurjistan } Persian names ]The place where from the Gujars,
    Gurjiya } of Georgia ]Gurjis or Gurjars migrated to South
    } ]Asia in the ancient times.

    C H E C H A N Y A (Central Asia)

    CHECHANYA This country is named after the Chechi sub-clan or gotra
    of Gujjar/Gurjar Tribe. The following places are also
    named after the Chechi sub-clan in Pakistan and Azad
    Jammu & Kashmir :
    Jhandi Chechi, District Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    Chechian, District Mirpur, A. J & K.

  3. great job bro,keep it up. u have given a very detailed list of places which will interest all veer gurjars.

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