The ultimate phenomenon to judge one's ethnic group in pakistan is his mother tongue, so here we will study all linguistic problems under the subject of ethnicity and proceed it under a summaries topic ethnic discard in pakistan. The largest ethnic group in pakistan consists of those of punjabi ethnicity, while pashtuns and sindhis are the second and third largest ethnic groups in the country, respectively there is a special mixed ethnic group between the punjabi ethnicity and the sindhi ethnicity, and this group makes up about 10 percent of the entire pakistani. The issue of ethnicity in pakistan: historical background ayesha shehzad this article envisages the theoretical parameters of ethnicity this study seeks to analyze the meaning of ethnicity, discuss its.
Pashtuns pashtuns or pakhtuns (sometimes pathans) are pakistan's second largest ethnic group that are native to the land principally west of the indus riverhowever, they can be found in cities all throughout pakistan. The myth of pakistani nationalism dr moonis ahmer august 14, 2014 facebook count if islam was the source of the creation of pakistan, language, ethnicity and culture also existed as strong. Pakistan is a multi ethnic country to make it simple for you guys pakistan has its people belong to these countries iran, afghanistan and india ethnic balochis are iranian people and they share their culture with iran ethnic pashtuns are the native people of afghanistan they are the second.
The hazara people are an ethnic group which lives mostly in afghanistan and in pakistan (mostly baluchistan) and speak persian and its variants as their native language they are the third largest group in afghanistan and are almost entirely shia muslims persian is the language they use the most. In meticulously documenting the evolution of the political struggle of the baloch ethnic-nation for rights and recognition within the state of pakistan, rafi forces us to think critically about the problematic of political violence in the so-called age of terror, and alerts us to the dangers of using an ahistorical lens to study conflicts. Despite objections based on feelings of national identity, people from pakistan, bangladesh, nepal, and sri lanka also are usually labeled as being indian ethnic identity in other societies outside of the united states, the racial/ethnic pie has been divided up differently. Ethnicity and ethnic conflict in pakistan 53 azerbaijan and tajikistan etc15 britain which appeared to have achieved national integration to a high degree, the growing strength of scottish and.
Ethnic groups in pakistan there are four major ethnic groups in pakistan: pashtuns, baluchis, punjabis, and sindhis pashtuns reside mainly in north west frontier province, and baluchis live mostly in the baluchistan province. The language is first common thing among all ethnic groups in pakistan along with common religion, political and economic thinking the next issue that can create ethnic conflict in pakistan is somehow that is not under control of nation and that is modernization. Ethnic diversity in pakistan pakistan is a multiethnic state each of its provinces is associated with a certain linguistic group punjab with punjabis sindh with sindhis balochistan with balochs and north western frontier province (kpk) with pashtuns kashmir with kashmiris gb with sheyn, yashkuns. In modern pakistan, ethnic groups are a measure of race more than the color of skin or eyebrow ridges some of the most prevalent ethnic groups in pakistan are punjabis (who are mixed), pushtuns.
Ethnicity: definition: ethnicity refers to shared cultural practices, perspectives, and distinctions that set apart one group of people from another that is, ethnicity is a shared cultural heritag by qanitazakir in types school work, ethnicity, and definition of ethnicity. Ethnic groups in pakistan quite the same wikipedia just better. In 1971 pakistan was split into pakistan and bangladesh within all these nations again, there are many separatist tendencies and if countries are to be further divided, there can be no end to this phenomenon, as this is based on the principle of the satisfaction of human greed in the name of accommodating ethnic and minority aspirations.
A muslim sovereign state of pakistan was born amidst ghastly communal violence but almost as many muslims as there were in the new constituted pakistan, for various reasons, stayed in india the partition did not solve the hindu-muslim problems it caused the situation of the muslims in india to deteriorate. See what you know about pakistani ethnic groups with this short self-assessment quiz whether you have an upcoming exam, or you would like to. There is hardly any state in the world, which is not ethnically plural pakistan is also no exception in this regard pakistan is a country with unique ethnic diversity this present study focuses. The major ethnic groups of pakistan in numerical size include: punjabis, pashtuns, sindhis, siddis, saraikis, muhajirs, baloch, hindkowans, chitralis, gujarati and.
Media in category ethnic groups in pakistan the following 26 files are in this category, out of 26 total. Pakistan is home to a number of ethnic groups and minority groups pakistani men prepare street food in lahore editorial credit: burhan ay / shutterstockcom pashtun is an ethnic group predominant in afghanistan and pakistan characterized as warriors this ethnic group forms 154% of the pakistani. The politics and ethnicity in pakistan the case study of mqm by aisha shahzad session 2006 - 2011 a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the degree of doctor of. In order to understand the pakistani state and government's treatment of non-dominant ethnic groups after the failure of the military operation in east pakistan and the independence of bangladesh, this book looks at the ethnic movements that were subject to a military operation after 1971: the baloch in the 1970s, the sindhis in the 1980s and mohajirs in the 1990s.