Monday, November 23, 2015

135. Tribes and castes of Scinde province and frontier

Tribes and castes of Scinde province and frontier
IX.—The Dher or Meghawar Tribe.
    "An outcast aboriginal race, of low habits, scattered about the districts of Scinde, especially in Ghara, Hyderabad, Mir-poor, and Omerkot. Their religion is distinct from that professed by either Hindus or Mahomedans. They bury their dead in a position from east to west."   Page 376
Reference:
HINDU TRIBES AND CASTE : TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE MAHOMEDAN TRIBES OF THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER AND OF THE ABORIGINAL TRIBES OF THE CENTRAL PROVINCES.
Volume 2
BY THE Rev. M. A. SHERRING, 
Culcutta: THACKER, SPRING & Co. LONDON:  Publication:1879,  page 379
See also:
History of Scinde, by Lieut. B. F. Burtoii, p. 323.

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