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Memon people

Index Memon people

The term Memon refers to a Muslim commercial community from the western part of South Asia, including Memons historically associated with Kathiawar. [1]

25 relations: Bantva, Bantva Memons, Bhuj, Business, Dawn (newspaper), Gujarat, Jamia Mosque (Hong Kong), Juma Mosque (Durban), Karachi, Kathiawar, Kshatriya, Kutchi Memon, Lohana, Memoni language, Memons (Kathiawar), Memons in South Africa, Multan, Mumin, Partition of India, Philanthropy, Sindh, Sindhi Memon, South Asia, Surat, Thatta.


Bantva or Bantwa (બાંટવા,بانٹوا); is a small town in Saurashtra region of the state of Gujarat in India.

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Bantva Memons

The Bantva Memons are a group of Kathiawadi Memons originating from the town of Bantva, Kathiawar, a former district of the state of Gujarat in India.

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Bhuj is a Municipality and District Headquarter of Kutch District in the state of Gujarat, India.

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Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (goods and services).

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Dawn (newspaper)

DAWN is Pakistan's oldest, leading and most widely read English-language newspaper.

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Gujarat is a state in Western India and Northwest India with an area of, a coastline of – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million.

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Jamia Mosque (Hong Kong)

Jamia Mosque (lit. Shelley Street Mosque, or 回教清真禮拜總堂) is a mosque at Mid-levels, Hong Kong, China.

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Juma Mosque (Durban)

The Juma Mosque of Durban (Jumu‘ah Masjid, meaning "Mosque of The Congregation") is a mosque located in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal in the Republic of South Africa.

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Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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Kathiawar (also written Kathiawad or Kattywar) is a peninsula in western India and part of the Saurashtra region.

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Kshatriya (Devanagari: क्षत्रिय; from Sanskrit kṣatra, "rule, authority") is one of the four varna (social orders) of the Hindu society.

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Kutchi Memon

Kutchi Memons (کچھی میمن) are a part of largest Memons, a Muslim community of Pakistan and India, who speak the Memon language and are original residents of Kutch region.

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The Lohana, also referred to as Luvana and Luhana, are an Indian caste, traditionally largely occupied as merchants.

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Memoni language

The Memon or Memoni language is the language of Memons historically associated with Kathiawar, in West India, a Memon subgroup.

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Memons (Kathiawar)

The ancestors of present-day Memons who settled a few centuries ago in various parts of the districts of India, particularly Kathiawar (now Saurashtra), commonly identified as simply Memons i.e.Vasavadi, Kodinar, Bantva, Dhoraji, Halari, Jamnagar, Jetpur, Gondal, Kutyyana, Manavadar sardagadh, Okhai, Upleta, Vanthali, Verawal Patan.

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Memons in South Africa

Memons in South Africa form a prosperous Muslim subgroup in that country's Indian community and are largely descended from Memons from Kathiawar who immigrated from India in the late 19th century/early 20th century.

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Multan (Punjabi, Saraiki, مُلتان), is a Pakistani city and the headquarters of Multan District in the province of Punjab.

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Mumin or Momin (مؤمن mū‘min; feminine مؤمنة mū‘mina) is an Arabic Islamic term, frequently referenced in the Quran, meaning "believer".

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Partition of India

The Partition of India was the division of British India in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan.

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Philanthropy means the love of humanity.

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Sindh (سنڌ; سِندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, in the southeast of the country.

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Sindhi Memon

Sindhi Memon is a person of memon community who resides in the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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South Asia

South Asia or Southern Asia (also known as the Indian subcontinent) is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.

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Surat is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Thatta (ٺٽو) is a city in the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memon_people

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