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Gujjars are hypothesized to be descended from the nomadic Khazar one of the Scythian-Aryan tribes that invaded the subcontinent in the 4th century. Their conquests largely amounted to the Gujarat, Punjab and Kashmir regions, where they settled and merged with the local Indo-Aryan population. Much of the population of present day Afghanistan, Pakistan and Northwestern India can claim its ancestry from these sun-worshipping tribes, which they share with the Rajputs and Jats among others.

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GP Merfeld07-Apr-2009 20:27
Yes, a fantastic portrait!
Tracy Howell01-Jul-2007 14:23
This is a great shot, Even the camel is posing nicely.
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