The Nasar or Nasir, Nassiri, Nasiri) tribe is an ethnic Pashtoon Ghilzai tribe mainly living in Afghanistan and some in Pakistan. Nasar has mostly remained a nomadic tribe throughout history due to which it spread in the provinces of Kunar, Paktia, Laghman, Nangarhar and Ghazni province. The Nasar people also live in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region (Dera Ismail Khan, Draban Kalan) and Balochistan province (Districts like Loralai, Quetta, Duki, Sanjavi, Zhob and Musakhail). (History) It is said that the nasars come from the tribe of khiljis and are the descendants of Allaudin khilji but there is no evidence of that.The nasars have been part of various armies just like the kakars, kasis, tareens, barechs etc.
Quetta is a district in the north-west of the Balochistan province of Pakistan, on the border with Kandahar province, Afghanistan. It is part of Quetta Division. The district is famous for its agriculture produce, most notably fruit orchards but also including apples and grapes. The Hanna Valley is an area where almonds are grown. The population counted in the 1998 census was 760,000, while in 2010 it was estimated at 1,235,000.
The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Turko-Afghan dynasty which ruled on the Delhi sultanate, covering large parts of the Indian subcontinent for nearly three decades between 1290 and 1320. Founded by Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji as the second dynasty to rule the Delhi Sultanate of India, it came to power through a revolution that marked the transfer of power from the monopoly of Turkic nobles to Afghans. Its rule is known for conquests into present day South India and successfully fending off the repeated Mongol invasions of India.
The Ghiljī also spelled Khilji, Khalji, or Ghilzai or Ghilzay (غلزی), are one of the largest tribes of Pashtuns. Their traditional homeland is Ghazni and Qalati Ghilji in Afghanistan but have also settled in other regions, primarily, Pashtunistan which encompasses the Afghan-Pakistan frontier. The modern nomadic Kochi people are predominantly made up of Ghilji tribes. The Ghilji make up around 20-25% of Afghanistan's total population
Pishin is a city that is the capital of the Pishin District of Balochistan province, Pakistan. Pishin connects Quetta, the provincial capital to Pakistan. It is considered part of the Pashtun belt of Balochistan, and it is the largest district of Pashtun tribes and mostly kakar in the region.
Povindah was the name of a class of warrior nomadic traders in present-day Afghanistan and north-western Pakistan, who belonged chiefly to the tribes of Ghilzais. Their name, which designates their occupation, is derived from the same root as the Pushtu word for to graze.
Ikhtiyār al-Dīn Muḥammad Bakhtiyār Khaljī, also known as Bakhtiyar Khalji, was a Turko-Afghan military general who led the Muslim conquests of the eastern Indian regions of Bengal and Bihar and established himself as their ruler.
Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan Nasar is a Pakistani politician and current Member of the Senate of Pakistan. He was the Interim president of the Pakistan Muslim League (N) in 2017. He succeeded Nawaz Sharif after his disqualification by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Pakistan has coal deposits in Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan.
The Tarakai or Taraki is a khilji Pashtun tribe; manly found in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan, their traditional power base. They are divided into six clans: Lilizai, Mul, Gurbuz, Badin, Saki, and Murekkhel.
Pashtunization, also called Pathanization, is a process of cultural or linguistic change in which someone or something non-Pashtun becomes acculturated to Pashtun influence. Pashtuns are the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan and second-largest in Pakistan.
Duki is a district in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It is located at an altitude of 1092 metres. It is sub-divided into union councils, mainly Vialla Duki, Zangal Rabat, Sadar, Civil Station, Nasarbad, Thal, Luni and Nan Sahib Ziarat. Its main revenue comes from agriculture and natural resources. Being a tribal society it has four main tribes: Pawadis(Marris), Hasnis, Lunis and Tareens. A tribal feud in the past 10 years between two the Pawadis and Lunis over the coal mines had vitiated the once peaceful atmosphere. In addition, Duki is one of the least developed districts of Pakistan, not only lagging behind in development, but also poor health facilities. It is the only district where two's polio cases were reported in 2018. The district has a senator, a member of national assembly and member of provincial assembly. The Prominent tribal leaders of Duki are Sardar Masoom Khan Tareen, Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar and Haji Bilal Khan Tareen. Duki was made a district in 2016 and its sub-divisions are Thal, Nana Sahib Ziarat, and Luni.
Nasar is 9th-century Byzantine admiral.
Deh Nasar is a village in Sepiddasht Rural District, Papi District, Khorramabad County, Lorestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 179, in 34 families.
Kugan Nasar is a village in Miyankuh-e Sharqi Rural District, Mamulan District, Pol-e Dokhtar County, Lorestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 37, in 7 families.
The Banuchi (Shitak), originally BannuZai, also Banusi or Banisi, is a Pashtun tribe inhabiting the Bannu District of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan and North Waziristan of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, with some members settled in Afghanistan. The Banuchi trace their descent to the Shitak superclan of the larger Karlani tribe. The word banuchi is strictly used for the people who descend from the Shitak super tribe namely Surani (Sur), Mirian (Miri) and Sam (Sami).
Chah Nasar is a village in Eshqabad Rural District, Miyan Jolgeh District, Nishapur County, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 975, in 241 families.
Naqsheh-ye Naser is a village in Nasar Rural District, Arvandkenar District, Abadan County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 96, in 16 families.
Kandibagh is a village in Chaparhar District, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. A number of tribes live in the village including: Marofkhil(Qadamkhel, Tatarkhal, Shakarkhel), Shenwari, Nasar, Khalifakhel, Yousfzai, Maroof khel, Sadaat, Stanakzai, Momand, Taraki, Amarkhel and Sayed.
Padmaavat is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language epic period drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Based on the epic poem of the same name by Malik Muhammad Jayasi, it stars Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati, a Rajput queen known for her beauty, wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, played by Shahid Kapoor. Sultan Alauddin Khilji, played by Ranveer Singh, hears of her beauty and attacks her kingdom to enslave her. Aditi Rao Hydari, Jim Sarbh, Raza Murad, and Anupriya Goenka featured in supporting roles.
Ali Mech was a tribal chief in the 13th century CE, in the region of present-day Assam belonging to Boro-Kachari sub tribe called Mech.