Haska Meyna District

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Haska Meyna District

هسکه مېنه
District
Haska Meyna District, Nangarhar Province.
Haska Meyna District, Nangarhar Province.
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceNangarhar Province
CapitalHaska Meyna
Government
 • MalikShah Mard khan Mandizay shinwari
 • MalikAbdul aziz khan mandizay shinwari sangita khail
Population
 (2002[1])
 • Total50,595
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Haska Meyna (Pashto: هسکه مېنه‎), also called Deh Bala District, is a district in the south of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering on Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtuns, was estimated at 50,595 in 2002, of whom 20,200 were children under 12. The district centre is Haska Meyna.

Haska Meyna is home to the Shinwari tribe, one of the largest Pashtun tribes. It was a stronghold of the Mujaheddin during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

Notable Elders(Maliks ملکان)[edit]

  • Malik]]SHAH MARD KHAN MANDIZAY SHINWARI, MalikHe was a notable Malik and representator of whole Shinwari (Pashtun tribe) tribe in Afghanistan.
  • Abdul Aziz khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Najeebullah khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Asif khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Habib ullah Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Abdul Basit Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Sango ta khail Shah faisal Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Malik Gul Zameer Khan Mandizay Shinwary}},
  • Malik Akram Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Malik Khaista Mir Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik and elder son of Malik Gul Zameer Khan Shinwari.
  • Malik Mamoor Sardar Khan Shinwary, Malik
  • Malik Qatli Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Haji Afzal Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Malik Ghulam Haider Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik
  • Malik Shish Khan Mandizay Shinwary, Malik

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