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India, Pakistan: Kashmir Singh and 34 years

IndieQuill from India and All Things Pakistan on the return of Kashmir Singh, an Indian held in Pakistan for the last 34 years.

  • http://NIL M.ALI MAGRAY

    I AM WRITING A BOOK “MAGRAY THE MARTIAKLS OF KASHMIR”
    PLEASE HELP ME THROUGH REFRENCES, SAJJAD LATIF MAGRAY
    1. WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valley.
    2. VILLAGES AND TOWNS IN KASHMIR HAVING MAGRAY NAMES:
    a. Magray Village - District Bagh
    b. Magray City - Kuttan, Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad
    c. Magray Hills - Kanchikot, Rawalakot
    d. Magray Abad - Rawalakot
    e. Magray Gali - Lipa Valley, Muzaffarabad
    f. Magray Abad - Attmaqam,Kel road,Neelum Valley, Muzaffarabad
    g. Magray Village - Motarin, khaigala, Rawalakot
    h. Kharl Magrayan - District Bagh
    j. Sardari Magrayan – Neelum Valley Muzaffarabad
    3. MEANINGS OF MAGRAY: – Magray is an ancient word, Magray means, “The Martials”, “The Warriors”, “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The plural of Magray is Magres.
    4. REFRENCES:-All the historical books on Kashmir contain material on Magray tribe and their role in the history of Kashmir. Few of the historical Books are mentioned here for ref.
    a. Magray in the Eyes of History – By Sajid Latif
    b. Magray A Warrior Kashmiri Tribe – By Abdul Qayyum
    c. Valley of Kashmir – By Sir Walter Lirance
    d. Imperial Gazettier of India
    e. Tribes and Castes of Kashmir – By Muhammad Din Folk
    f. Castes and Tribes of Poonch – By Muhammad Din Folk
    g. History of Kasmir – – By Khawaja Azamey
    h. History of Kashmir – By Muhammad Hassan
    j. History Kabeer Kashmir
    k. Rajtrangni – Sir Stein
    l. Tareekh-e-Kashmir – By Professors Nazir Ahmed Tashna
    m. Kashmir in the Era of Muslim empires
    n. Tareekh-e- Malkan – By Dr Sadiq Malik
    o. Jalwa-e-Kashmir – By Dr Sabir Afaqi
    p. Baharistan-e-Shahi – A Chronological Medieval of kashmir
    q. Magray The Martials of Kashmir - Sajiad Latif
    5. WEB RESULTS:- All the Websites searched with “Magray tribe in Kashmir” mention a lot about the Magray. Few are: Altavista, Google, Yahoo, Msn, Alltheweb ,Metacrawal, Dogpile,Webcrawler and many more.

  • http://NIL M.ALI MAGRAY

    VILLAGES & TOWNS IN KASHMIR NAMED MAGRAY:
    a. Magray Village – Motarin khaigala, Rawalakot
    b. Magray Village – District Bagh
    c. Magray City – Kuttan Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad
    d. Magray Abad – Rawalakot
    e. Magray Gali – Lipa Valley, Muzaffarabad
    f. Magray Abad – Neelum Valley, Attmaqam,Kel road, Muzaffarabad
    g. Magray Hills – Kanchikot, Rawalakot
    h. Kharal Magrayan – Distt Bagh
    j. Sardari Magrayan – Kel, Neelum Valley,Muzaffarabad

    MEANINGS OF MAGRAY :
    Magray means, “The Martials” “The Warriors” “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The pleural of margay is magres.
    WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valle.
    I AM WRITING A BOOK “MAGRAY-THE MARTIALS OF KASHMIR”.I HAVE COLLECTED SOME INFORMATION, IF YOU CAN ADD IN IT I,LL BE VERY THANKFUL. I TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE WITH YOU MY LITTLE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT “MAGRAY”.GOOD LUCK.
    WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valle
    VILLAGES & TOWNS IN KASHMIR NAMED MAGRAY:
    a. Magray Village – Motarin khaigala, Rawalakot
    b. Magray Village – District Bagh
    c. Magray City – Kuttan Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad
    d. Magray Abad – Rawalakot
    e. Magray Gali – Lipa Valley, Muzaffarabad
    f. Magray Abad – Neelum Valley, Attmaqam,Kel road, Muzaffarabad
    g. Magray Hills – Kanchikot, Rawalakot
    h. Kharal Magrayan – Distt Bagh
    j. Sardari Magrayan – Kel, Neelum Valley,Muzaffarabad
    MEANINGS OF MAGRAY :-Magray means, “The Martials” “The Warriors” “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The pleural of margay is magres.
    WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valle

    I AM WRITING A BOOK “MAGRAY-THE MARTIALS OF KASHMIR”.I HAVE COLLECTED SOME INFORMATION, IF YOU CAN ADD IN IT I,LL BE VERY THANKFUL. I TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE WITH YOU MY LITTLE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT “MAGRAY”.GOOD LUCK.
    WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valle
    VILLAGES & TOWNS IN KASHMIR NAMED MAGRAY:
    a. Magray Village – Motarin khaigala, Rawalakot
    b. Magray Village – District Bagh
    c. Magray City – Kuttan Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad
    d. Magray Abad – Rawalakot
    e. Magray Gali – Lipa Valley, Muzaffarabad
    f. Magray Abad – Neelum Valley, Attmaqam,Kel road, Muzaffarabad
    g. Magray Hills – Kanchikot, Rawalakot
    h. Kharal Magrayan – Distt Bagh
    j. Sardari Magrayan – Kel, Neelum Valley,Muzaffarabad
    MEANINGS OF MAGRAY :-Magray means, “The Martials” “The Warriors” “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The pleural of margay is magres.
    WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valle

  • http://NIL M.ALI MAGRAY

    I AM WRITING A BOOK “MAGRAY-THE MARTIALS OF KASHMIR”.I HAVE COLLECTED SOME INFORMATION, IF YOU CAN ADD IN IT I,LL BE VERY THANKFUL. I TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE WITH YOU MY LITTLE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT “MAGRAY”.GOOD LUCK.
    WHAT IS MAGRAY?
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valle
    VILLAGES & TOWNS IN KASHMIR NAMED MAGRAY:
    a. Magray Village – Motarin khaigala, Rawalakot
    b. Magray Village – District Bagh
    c. Magray City – Kuttan Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad
    d. Magray Abad – Rawalakot
    e. Magray Gali – Lipa Valley, Muzaffarabad
    f. Magray Abad – Neelum Valley, Attmaqam,Kel road, Muzaffarabad
    g. Magray Hills – Kanchikot, Rawalakot
    h. Kharal Magrayan – Distt Bagh
    j. Sardari Magrayan – Kel, Neelum Valley,Muzaffarabad
    MEANINGS OF MAGRAY :-Magray means, “The Martials” “The Warriors” “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The pleural of margay is magres.

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  • http://NIL M.ALI MAGRAY

    MEANINGS OF MAGRAY:-Magray means, “The Martials”, “The Warriors”, “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The plural of Magray is Magres.

  • http://nil JAMSHAID SADIQ MAGRAY

    THANK YOU SAJJAD,FOR ATHENTIC&VALUEABLE INFORMATION ABOUT “MAGRAY”.

  • DR.M.ARIF MAGRAY

    MAGRAY- A MARTIAL KASHMIRI TRIBE
    Magray is a Martial Kashmiri tribe of Rajput origin. Magray sprung from Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput. Kashtri-un-Nassal Rajput are one of the four classes of Hindus. Kashtri were people of ruling class having responsibility for the defence of the state. Ladhay Magray was the forefather of Magray tribe. Magres accepted Islam at the hand of Syed Ali Hamdani in thirteenth Century. The first person who entered in Kashmir and settled there belonged to Magray tribe thus making Magray tribe, the founders of Kashmir. Magray tribe ruled over Kashmir for seven hundred years. They invited Mughals to enter Kashmir in order to end disturbances in the valley. However, subsequently Mughals were defeated and pushed back by the Magray tribe. Magray tribe is settled all over the world with majority in Kashmir Valley. In spite of being SARDARS of the time, people of Magray tribe felt proud to be called as MAGRAY.
    VILLAGES & TOWNS IN KASHMIR NAMED MAGRAY:
    1. Magray Village – District Bagh
    2. Magray City – Kuttan, Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad
    3. Magray Hills – Kanchikot, Rawalakot
    4. Magray Abad – Rawalakot
    5. Magray Gali – Lipa Valley, Muzaffarabad
    6. Magray Abad – Attmaqam,Kel road,Neelum Valley
    7. Magray Village – Motarin, khaigala, Rawalakot
    8. Kharl Magrayan – District Bagh
    9. Sardari Magrayan – Neelum Valley Muzaffarabad
    10. Magray village marchkot – Abbaspur
    11. Bandian Magray – Abbaspur
    MEANINGS OF MAGRAY:
    Magray is an ancient word, Magray means, “The Martials”, “The Warriors”, “Military and war like people”. Magray is also spelled as Magrey, Magre and Magri, but the correct spelling is Magray. The plural of Magray is Magres.
    HISTORY OF MAGRAY TRIBE
    TWO BOOKS “MAGRAY THE MARTIALS AND WARRIORS OF KASHMIR”AND “MAGRAY IN THE EYES OF HISTORY”HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY SAJJAD LATIF MAGRAY .LAUNCHING CEREMONY OFTHESE BOOKS WAS HELD ON 1st FEB 08 AT PRESS CLUB RAWALPINDI AND WAS ATTENDED BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF AJ&K AND HIS CABINET MEMBERS.TITLE OF BOOKS ARE WRITTEN BYTHE FOL KNOWN SCHALOURS AND HISTORIANS OF THE COUNTRY.
    1.DR. M. ASHRAF QURESHI – CHAIRMAN DEPTT OF KASHMIRAYAT PUNJAB UNIVERISTY.
    2.DR.SABIR AFAQI – AUTHOR & HISTORIAN
    3.DR.M.SADIQ MALIK -AUTHOR & HISTORIAN
    1 MAGRAY SUPREME COUNCIL: IS THE ORGANIZATIONS OF MAGRAY TRIBE:
    SUPREME BODY OF MAGRAY TRIBE,
    EMPOWERED TO TAKE ALL SORT OF POLITICAL AND SOCIO ECONOMICAL DECISIONS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF MAGRAY TRIBE.
    2. MAGRAY EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY (REGD): PROMOTES EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN THE TRIBE AND EVEN OUTSIDE THE MAGRAY TRIBE.
    3. MAGRAY TANZEEM (REGD): WAS ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE A PLATFORM AND ORGANIZE THE MAGRAY TRIBE.
    4. MAGRAY WELFARE TRUST: LOOKS AFTER THE ILL, POOR AND NEEDY PEOPLE OF THE KASHMIR IN PARTICULAR AND PAKISTAN IN GENERAL.

    1.MAGRAY VILLAGE MOTARIN, RAWALKOT:
    This is a village comprising of about 400 houses, exclusively of the Magray Tribe. Road leading from Rawalkot to Tatrinote crossing point passes from this village. Few personalities of the village are:-
    a. Muhammad Din Magray
    b. Subedar Muhammad Latif Magray
    c. Sajjad Latif Magray
    d. Rasheed Magray
    e. Yaqoob Magray
    f. Manzoor Magray
    g. Sadique Magray
    h. Dilpazir Magray
    i. Muhammad Aamir Magray
    j. Bashir Magray
    k. Qayyum Magray
    l. Yaseen Magray
    m. Imran Yaseen margay
    n. Shafi Magray
    o. Akram Magray
    p. Rafique Magray
    q. Sajjad Magray
    r. Muhammad Javed Magray
    s. Kabir Magray
    t. Kamran Magray
    2.MAGRAY HILLS KANCHIKOT:
    This is a big village which starts from the Magray Market on Ali Sajad Road and goes to the top of Tolipeer, a prominent Hill top of Kashmir. Few personalities of the Magray Hills are:-
    a. Haji Aqal Hussain Magray
    b. Tariq Magray
    c. Ghulam Nabi Magray
    d. Gulzar Magray
    e. Havildar Yaseen margay
    f. Subedar Rafique Magray
    g. Hanif Magray
    h. Havildar Azam Magray
    i. Muhammad Ashraf Magray
    j. Kala Khan Magray
    k. Hakim din Magray
    l. Capt Yaqoob Magray
    m. Asghar Magray
    n. Sadique Magray
    o. Haji Abdullah Magr
    3.MAGRAY ABAD RAWALAKOT:
    This is a small town in Rawalakot valley on Banjora Road in Barmang. Few of the personalities of the area are:-
    a. Abdul Majeed Magray
    b. Muhammad Arif Magray
    c. Muhammad Razaque Magray
    d. Muhammad Imtiaz Magray
    e. Muhammad javed Magray
    f. Muhammad Shoukat Magray
    g. Muhammad Riaz Magray
    h. Muhammad Ishaque Magray
    i. Muhammad Shakeel Magray
    j. Muhammad Jahangir Magray
    k. Muhammad Khurshid Magray
    l. Muhammad yaseen Magray
    4.MAGRAY VILLAGE BAGH:
    This village start from Magray city Lower Bela and extends tol the prominent Hill top of Kashmir Lasdana. This village comprises of 600 houses 100% of the Magray tribe people. Few personalities of the Magrtay village are:-
    a. Dr Mir Akbar Magray
    b. Gohar Magray
    c. Abdul Hameed Magray
    d. Fazal Gohar Magray
    e. Aslam Magray
    f. Hayat margay
    g. Liaqat Ali Magray
    h. Ghulam Nabi
    i. Wali Noor Magray
    j. Sakhi Muhammad Magray
    k. Haseeb Magray
    5.KHARL MAGRAYAN:
    It is a small area in District Bagh, people of Magray tribe are settled here. Few personalities of the area are:-
    a. Muhammad Ashraf Magray
    b. Muhammad Farooq Magray
    c. Abdul Hameed Magray
    d. Gulfraz Magray
    e. Akram Magray
    f. Haji Hakeek Magray
    g. Muhammad Khurshid Magray
    h. Fazal Hussain Magray
    i. Shakeel Ahmed Magray

    6.MAGRAY GALI LIPA:

    A prominent Hilltop of Kashmir in Lipa valley. Few personalities of the area are lmentioned here:-

    a. Capt Ghulam Hussain Magray
    b. Ghulam Rasool Magray
    c. Pervaiz Magray
    d. Prof Kosar Magray
    7.MAGRAY CITY KUTTAN:

    A SMALL TOWN IN Kutton Neelum valley comprising of shopping centres, shops and residential area,
    comprising lmainly of Magray Tribe. Few notables of the area are:-
    a. Mangta Magray
    b. Shahzaman Magray
    c. Arshad Magray
    d. Shahzaman Magray
    e. Ali Akbar Magray
    f. Asad Magray
    g. Matloob Magray
    h. Attique Magray
    i. Oamer Zaman Magray
    j. Amjid Magray

    8.MAGRAY ABAD ATHMAQAM:
    A SMALL TOWN IN Neelum valley on Kel Road near Athmaqam. Few personalities of the area are:-
    a. Muhammad Mustafa Magray
    b. Muhammad Khurshid Magray
    c. Muhammad Subhan Magray
    d. Shakeel Magray
    e. Ashraf Magray
    f. Mushtaq Magray
    g. Ghulam Hussain Magray
    h. Abid Magray
    9.SARDARI MAGRAYAN – REMOTE AREA OF NEELUM VALLEY:
    10.MAGRAY VILLAGE MARCHKOT:
    This is the larges village of Abbaspur town comprising of more than 1000 houses exclusively of the Magray Tibe. Few personalities of the village are:-
    a. Sher Akbar Magray
    b. Havildar Karim Magray
    c. Muhammad Sharif Magray
    d. Muhammad Afsar Magray
    e. Muhammad Rasheed Magray
    f. Manzoor Magray
    g. Muhammad Rafique Magray
    h. Muhammad Raheem Magray
    i. Saleem Magray
    j. Ali Akbar Magray
    k. Muhammad Azeem Magray
    l. Muhammad Yaqoob Magray
    m. Mubashar Salam Din Magray
    n. Sadique Magray
    o. Hameed Magray
    p. Kutab Dinb Magray
    11.BANDIAN MAGRAY:
    This is a remote village of Abbaspur town comprising of more than 500 houses entirely of the Magray tribe. Few personalities of Bandian Magray are:-
    a. Muhammad Arif Magray
    b. Mir Akbar Magray
    c. Muhammad Bashir Magray
    d. Muhammad Ashraf Magray
    e. Muhammad Nazir Magray
    f. Sakhi Muhammad Magray
    g. Jalal Din Magray
    h. Muhammad Saddique Magray
    i. Shoukat Magray
    j. Rasheed Magray

  • arif ahmad magray

    magray in kashmir
    i have been doing a research on it i came to know about a place in kashmir wre from magrays migrated to other parts of kashmir that is Arihal , Gilli kadal , Zoonimar,and Pulwama

  • umarsakhi

    Kabir magray

  • umarsakhi

    KABIR MAGRAY
    kashmir main rehtay they jo fir 47.main Lahor Pakistan chaley ga ea they agr kisi ko bi pata ho to plz.plz. Mujey bata day…
    f b.name. Muhammad umar sakhi

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