Gopang - History


They were thrown out from balochistan by Mir Chakar the great due to disobediance in tribal war.Most of them migrated to Sindh and Punjab and few remained at the outskirts of Balochistan. In Gopang Tribal culture, the family name is carried forward for the eldest son, who is also the leader of the family.

Gopang live in lower Punjab villages named Kacha Sabzani, Abad Pur, Rukan Pur, Chachran Shareef, all of Dist. Rahimyar Khan. They also live in some areas of Abbottabad, and in Rahimyar Khan itself (bahadur pur – a famous town in Rahimyar Khan). The Gopangs stronghold is in Dist. Rajan Pur, Rojhan, Dera Ghazi Khan and also Bangulwali in district Muzaffargarh. The language which is spoken there is Seraiki. Gopang Baloch also live in Makhan Bela and Rohillan Wali since 300 years ago. The name of Makhan Bela originated from Gopang Baloch Sardar Makhan khan. They also speak seraiki.

Goapang chiefs are known with the term of "Sardar". This tribe has some subcastes like Jiyani, Sarani, Bharani, etc. Jiyani is the subcaste which has ruled of the tribes since the emergence of Gopangs. Jiyanies are known as Sardars of Gopangs. All the tribe decisions are made by Sardars. Sardar Allah Bachaya Khan Jiyani (1934–2008) is one of the most famous Sardars amongst Gopangs. He led his tribe with honour, dignity and respect. He was a favourite of educating all his tribe's children and was very kind-hearted. There are many examples of Sardar Allah Bachaya Khan's memorable and brave events. He has his own history.

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