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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 774 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KHATTAK, an important Pathan tribe in the North-West Frontier Province of India, inhabiting the south-eastern portion of the Peshawar district and the south-eastern and eastern portions of Kohat. They number 24,000, and have always been quiet and loyal subjects of the British government. They furnish many recruits to the Indian army, and make most excellent soldiers.
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The Khattak is located in Peshawar regeon in a hill site.But Cherat is not located in INDIA.India is a seprite country and we are PAKISTANI.So plz pointed this objection to be Corect the misspell of INDIA in your Artical plz. Thanks Rehmat
Karak is the capital city of Karak District in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. It is 123km from Peshawar on the main Indus Highway between Peshawar and Karachi. As well as being the district capital, Karak is also the chief city of Karak tehsil, which is a subdivision of the district. For administrative purpose the district is divided into three parts, the upper, lower and the central. The central part includes Karak city and other small surrounding areas.It is mainly divided in three terhsil vis Karak,Banda daud shah and Takht-e-Nasrati.Almost all Karak citizens are well educated and serving the nation effectively. Karak has a diverse climatic condition.some parts are exteremly hot in summer season like thall area while the upper area (Chontra)is comparatively cold.The major characterestic of district karak is that only a single pashtun tribe khattak is living in karak.There is no khanism practices in karak. Nasir Ahmad Khattak Mcs from Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan
I dont no why from these indian HINDUS got our family name , KHATTAK are 100 percent sunni muslims , They lived in PAKISTAN ,There home land is NWFP,PUNJAB. Alot of more loved in other provinces as well .Nowshera,Kohat,Waziristan,Peshawer,Mianwali,these are the places where they lived,they are hard working people and the sons of KHUSAL KHAN KHATTAK. So let this clear that there is no HINDU / Indian khattak. They call there selves as KHATTAK but they are not . AKHPALA KHAWARA AKHPAL AKHTIAR . NAH MANO DA ABAL AKHTIAR.
whole word is talking about akori and bollak khattak.but there is also seeni khattak who play important role in development of pakistan.they are scatterd from teri to gumbat.big towns of seeni khattak are teri lachi and gumbat etc.they are not back in the run of life from other tribes of khattak.
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