Khogyani (Pashtun tribe)

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The Khogyani (Khugyani, Khogiani,Khugiani,Khugani,Khakwani) (Pashto : خوګياڼي) tribe is a Pashtun tribe of the Karlani or "Hill Tribes" branch. The Khogyani Tribe originated in the Khogyani District of Nangarhar Province and later in Ghazni Province of Afghanistan. Some of their clans are also settled in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Balochistan.

Contents

The Khogyanis helped quell the Khost rebellion, which took place between 1924 and 1925.

Dynamics

The tribe is divided into three sub-tribes: the Kherbon, the Wazir, and the Shirzad tribe. [1] The Khogianis have a long history of conflict with the neighboring Shinwari and Ghilzai tribes. [ citation needed ]

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References

  1. Afghan Information Centre. Monthly Bulletin, 1989. Peshawar, Pakistan. #104.