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BANGASH

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 316 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BANGASH, a small tribe of Pathans in the Kohat district of the North-West Frontier Province of India. They occupy the hills between Thal and Kohat, and number 3000 fighting men. Formerly they owned the whole of Kurram, but owing to the encroachments of the Turis, they moved eastwards, dispossessed the Orakzais, drove them north and took their territory in the Kohat district, which they now occupy to the west of the Khattak country. The Khattaks and 'Bangashes are of exceptionally good physique and make excellent soldiers.
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BANGASHES are high civilized,sophisticated,most decent and highly educated tribe. brave soldiers,intelligent profassionals and peaceful nature of bangashes is known to all RIZWAN KHAN BANGASH
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