Afridis of Tirah
This article has been extracted from
THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA , 1908.
OXFORD, AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.
Note: National, provincial and district boundaries have changed considerably since 1908. Typically, old states, ‘divisions’ and districts have been broken into smaller units, units, and many tahsils upgraded to districts.Many units have since been renamed. Therefore, this article is being posted mainly for its historical value.
A tribe of Pathans inhabiting the mountainous country on the north-west frontier, south of the Khyber Pass, which is commonly called Tirah.
The chief subdivisions of the Afridi tribe are as follows : —