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Map of Jammu region in 1931

Mirza Firuz Shah
Jahangir II 1920-1948
Stacked Wooden Logs


Map of Jammu region showing Tehsils in 1931

In 1931, the Jammu province bordered Ladakh and Kashmir regions of the State, and externally with the the Hazara district of the North Westetn Frontier Provinces in the west and the Punjab districts of Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujrat, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, and the Chamba State. Culturally the western district of Mirpur and the Poonch Jagir had much commonalities with the Hazara region and the Punjab districts of Rawalpindi and Jhelum, while the eastern districts of Jammu and Kathua much in common with the Punjab districts of Sialkot and Gurdaspur and the Chamba state. The Chenab river formed a boundary, the region to the west was more Muslim and was referred to as the Chibhal, while lands east and south of the river were caled the Dugar. This region had a larger Hindu population, but it is important to remember both religious communities were mixed. Udhampur and Reeasi had historic linkages with the Kashmir valley.

Each of the districts of Jammu were sub-divided into tehsils, many of which are districts in their own right. The table below gives the breakdown:


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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.

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Shah Sharaf Barlas

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If possible anyone have shijra family tree of Mughal Barlas traib of Attock Pakistan please share with me.


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