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Balar Khel (بلڑ خیل) is the largest Khel in Usi Khel, Aba Khel subtribe of Mandanr Yusafzai inhabiting Swabi District & Mardan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.

The Mandanr, Mandar, or Mandan are a Pashtun tribe, the children of Mand who was one of the sons of Umer, making it a sub tribe of Yousafzai. Mandanr had four sons.1- Mano, 2-Razar, 3-Khizar and 4-Mehmood.

Swabi District District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Swabi District is a district in Mardan Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. It lies between the Indus and Kabul Rivers. Before becoming a district in 1988, it was a tehsil within Mardan District. 96% of the population have Pashto as their first language.

Mardan District District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Mardan District is a district in Mardan Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The district is named after Mardan city, which is also the headquarters of the district. The district is famous for its agriculture industry and for its archaeological sites of Takht Bhai, Jamal Garhi and Sawal Dher.

History

Traditionally Pathan tribes live according to a strong family system in which the family is named after the father. Balar Khel thus means the sons of Balar. Family groups prefer to live together and the area is named after their Khel. In the 16th century in the Yusafzai tribe during the time of Malik Ahmed different Khels were divided by his deputy Sheikh Mali [ citation needed ] and settlements thus included representatives of all Khels. The idea behind this division was to let all Khels have a share of all types of land. This led to the loss of brotherhood among members of each Khel and the development of rivalries on the basis of villages instead of ancestry. [ citation needed ]

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