Zardar-Oct-2011

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Zardari (Urdu: زرداری, Sindhi: زرداري) from the Persian compound Zar (زر) + -dâri (داری), meaning "Holder of Money" or "Wealthy", is a Sindhi speaking tribe of Baloch origin also known as Sindhi Baloch[1]Historically Zardari tribe was settled in the province of Sindh from Balochistan. Over the years the Zardari tribe gradually lost their native language "Balochi" and adopted Sindhi as their first language. Some of the Zardari tribe are bilingual speak both Balochi and Sindhi especially those who resides in the province of Sindh. It is estimated almost 40% of Sindhis of Pakistan are of Baloch origin. The Zardaris are largely Shia Muslims.

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