Lone

Lone

[lohn]
Lone (Hindi: लोन, Urdu: لون) is a Kashmiri tribe in the Kashmir region of India and Pakistan. It is also used as family name.

The Lone tribe is based mainly in North Kashmir, although in the past few centuries there has been gradual diffusion of the tribe throughout the valley of Kashmir. However, even now the tribe is concentrated in the Kupwara district of the Kashmir valley.

Although the vast majority of the Lone tribe speak Kashmiri as their mother tongue, significant numbers speak Shina, especially those who live in the Gurez valley.

' Only one Kram the Lon is generally assigned a Vaisya origin .

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