Sohal - History


In Indian Punjab, Sikhs write this last name as "sohal" for its pronounced as such when written in Gurmukhi.

In Indian punjab there are many villages named "Sohal" in the district of Amritsar,Tarantaaran & Gurdaspur.

One of the prominent villages is located on Amritsar Pathankot GT road few miles north of the town of Dhariwal in District Gurdaspur. It has a Train Station named after the village Sohal on Amritsar- Jammu rail line. There are 7 villages of Sohal in Amritsar district, around Jhabal & Bhikiwind area.

Sohal sikhs are considered cousins of Aulakh Sikhs and they do not marry each other.

The great Kushan King "Kanishka" is said to have belonged to Sohal tribe. in Pakistan, Jampur city of Dera Ghazi khan, sehol tribe well known

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