Fazilka - Languages and Dialects

Languages and Dialects

The Fazilians have ethnic groups hailing from Southern Punjab, Rajasthan, Malwa, and Sahiwal with their own specific dialects. The major dialects include the following:

  • Sahiwali and Lehndi, spoken by Rai Sikhs, Kambojas and migrants from Sahiwal (Pakistan)
  • Mahajani, spoken by migrants from deep Sindh and Southern Punjab
  • Malwai, spoken by settlers from the erstwhile Faridkot state
  • Bagri, spoken by settlers from Rajasthan
  • Rajasthani, spoken by business families from Bikaner and Alwar region
  • Theth Punjabi, spoken by migrants from Majha and Doaba

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