Malik Caste

Malik Caste

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Malik or Malik Julaha are ethnic community found in the Punjab province of Pakistan. They are one of many communities found in South Asia associated with weaving. The Malik were traditionally associated with weaving, and are a community of Muslim weaver found in the Punjab region. They were historically known as Julaha in East Punjab and Pawali in the western districts. The word is said to originate from the Persian word "jolah," which means a ball of thread. There are a number of different traditions as to the origin of this community. Early British scholars were of the opinion that they were of aboriginal extraction, probably descended from the earliest human settlers of North West India.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Onym Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136395894
  • 9786136395890