nooristaan praant

afgaanistaan ka nooristaan praant (laal rang mein)

nooristaan (faarasi: نaaوaaرaaسaaتaaاaaن, angreji: Nuristan) afgaanistaan ka ek praant hai jo us desh ke poorv mein sthit hai. is praant ka kshetrafal 9,225 varg kimi hai aur iski aabaadi san 2002 mein lagbhag 1.1 lakh anumaanit ki gayi thi.[1] is praant ki rajdhani paaroon (پaaاaaرaaوaaن) shahar hai. is praant ki sarahadein Pakistan se lagti hain. yahaaain ke lagbhag 95% log nooristaani hain.

itihaas aur log

1890 ke dashak tak nooristaan ko 'kaafiristaan' ke naam se jaana jaata tha kyonki is ilaake ke nooristaani log islaam ki bajaae ek hindu-dharm se milta-julata dharm rakhate the.[2] 1895-96 mein afgaanistaan ke ameer abdur Rahman Khan ne aakraman kar ke yahaaain kbja jama liya aur yahaaain ke logon ko muslim banane par vivsh kiya. usi samay is ilaake ka naam badalkar 'nooristaan' (yaani 'prakaash ka sthaan') rakh diya gaya.[3][4]

inhein bhi dekhein

sandarbh

  1. The World Factbook: Afghanistan (angreji), Central Intelligence Agency (si aai A), Accessed 27 December 2011
  2. Encyclopedia of the peoples of Asia and Oceania, Volume 1, Barbara A. West, Infobase Publishing, 2009, ISBN 978-0-8160-7109-8, ... Their religion is a form of Hinduism that recognizes many gods and spirits and has been related to the religion of the ancient Greeks, who mythology says are the ancestors of the contemporary Kalasha ...
  3. Afghanistan: Past and Present, Alfred Aghajanian, Peter R. Blood, Indo-European Publishing, 2007, ISBN 978-1-60444-002-7, ... They were forcibly converted to Sunni Islam in 1895 during the reign of Amir Abdur Rahman but retain many unique features in their material culture. The Nuristani are mountaineer herders, dairymen and farmers ...
  4. Afghanistan in the Cinema, Mark Graham, University of Illinois Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-252-07712-8, ... After the Afghan king Abdur Rahman invaded and forcibly converted the inhabitants in 1896, Kafiristan (Land of the Unbelievers) became Nuristan (Land of Light). Aside from reluctantly adopting Islam, the Nuristanis religiously adhered to their tribal lifestyle ...