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Bidoons:The Stateless Arabs

The Bidoon (or bidoun) – literally meaning “without” in Arabic – are a group of stateless people who live in the Gulf Arab States. It is estimated that at present there are a few hundred thousand Bidoon currently living in Kuwait, … Continue reading

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Jaunpur: Sheeraz-e-Hind

Jaunpur is also known as Sheeraz-e-Hind. The  city was founded by the Sultan of Delhi Feroz Shah Tughlaq and named in memory of his cousin, Muhammad bin Tughluq, whose given name was Jauna Khan.In 1388, Feroz Shah Tughlaq appointed Malik Sarwar as the … Continue reading

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List of renamed Indian cities and states

Many traditional place names were changed in India during British rule, as well as a limited number during earlier Muslim conquests. Ever since the British left India in 1947, many cities, streets, places, and buildings throughout India were changed back to their original names. Certain … Continue reading

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Gadabas: Primitive People of India

The Gadaba tribe is one of the most primitive tribes of India. They live in the forests of Orissa .  Gadabas are also found in Andra Pradesh.Their population is believed at something like 80.000. They derive their community name either … Continue reading

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