Bihari Muslims

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Bihari Muslims are people originating and tracing descent from the Indian State of Bihar, who practice Islam as their religion. Bihari Muslims mainly practice Sunni Islam of the Hanafi creed , though a small Shia minority exists.

Origin

Islam in Bihar is said to have been established in the 10-15th century with the arrivals of Sufi missionaries as well as Sunni rulers.

About 3 millions of Bihari Muslims migrated to Pakistan and Bangladesh (then Pakistan) after independence.

Society

The majority of educated Bihari Muslims formally speak Urdu, while in the vernacular speak in the Bihari dialect. The Muslims of Bihar have wealth rates comparable to rest of India.

Muslims are spread throughout the State of Bihar, but are mainly concentrated in some Districts of Bihar, especially Purnia, Katihar, Bhagalpur, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Champaran, Samastipur, Madhepura, Darbhanga, Begusarai, Munger, Nawada, Nalanda, Gaya, Jehanabad and Muzaffarpur.

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During the Partition of India in the summer of 1947 many...
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