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Nineteenth Century Libertarian and Enlightened Social and Cultural Organization of Baloch Tribes of Dera Ghazi Khan
AbstractIn this article, it has been discussed that at the beginning of the nineteenth century in sub-continent, when the central government had almost lost all his authority and there was chaos in the country, in Dera Ghazi Khan, the Baloch tribes in their tribal organization had at that time maintained their social and cultural cohesiveness. The Baloch tribal society, even at that time which is generally considered as medieval period, was based on enlightened values. It had in its social organization, established enlightened and liberal cultural traits like egalitarianism and religious toleration, respect for women and children, justice in its social organization even in that times of medieval period of that region. So in this context, in this article it has been discussed that the modern values of individual rights, egalitarianism, liberty, enlightenment, toleration, respect for women and rule of law were present at that time in Baloch tribal society.
- Muhammad Fiaz Anwar
- Assistant Professor , Department of History , The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
- Samia Khalid
- Assistant Professor , Department of Pakistan Studies , The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan