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Lund is a Baloch
Baloch people
The Baloch or Baluch are an ethnic group that belong to the larger Iranian peoples. Baluch people mainly inhabit the Balochistan region and Sistan and Baluchestan Province in the southeast corner of the Iranian plateau in Western Asia....

 tribe
Tribe
A tribe, viewed historically or developmentally, consists of a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states.Many anthropologists use the term tribal society to refer to societies organized largely on the basis of kinship, especially corporate descent groups .Some theorists...

 of Pakistan
Pakistan
Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

. It is a tribe of Balochistan
Balochistan (Pakistan)
Balochistan is one of the four provinces or federating units of Pakistan. With an area of 134,051 mi2 or , it is the largest province of Pakistan, constituting approximately 44% of the total land mass of Pakistan. According to the 1998 population census, Balochistan had a population of...

 Lund, Setharja, Khairpur mir's, Khairpur District
Khairpur District
Khairpur District is a district in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The district has an area of 15,910 square kilometres and is headquartered at the city of Khairpur.-Location:...

, Sindh
Sindh
Sindh historically referred to as Ba'ab-ul-Islam , is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhi people. It is also locally known as the "Mehran". Though Muslims form the largest religious group in Sindh, a good number of Christians, Zoroastrians and Hindus can...

, originated from other tribes (mostly it is Rind
Rind (tribe)
Rind are a Baloch tribe settled in the Balochistan province of Iran, and the Balochistan Province of Pakistan, Sindh and Punjab provinces of Pakistan....

). Exact origins are not known but by seeing their generations now residing it is found that they are originated from central Balochistan. Members of this tribe now reside mostly in province Sindh
Sindh
Sindh historically referred to as Ba'ab-ul-Islam , is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhi people. It is also locally known as the "Mehran". Though Muslims form the largest religious group in Sindh, a good number of Christians, Zoroastrians and Hindus can...

 near Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sindh
is the second largest city in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is the seventh largest city in the country. The city was founded in 1768 by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro upon the ruins of a Mauryan fishing village along the bank of the Indus known as Neroon Kot...

 in various villages in Dadu District
Dadu District
Dadu is a district of Sindh Province, Pakistan.Dadu district was created in 1933 by the British Indian administration by merging Kotri and Kohistan tehsils from Karachi district and Mehar, Khairpur Nathan Shah, Dadu, Johi and Sehwan tehsils from Larkana district. The population of the district is...

. Some are found in Balochistan
Balochistan (Pakistan)
Balochistan is one of the four provinces or federating units of Pakistan. With an area of 134,051 mi2 or , it is the largest province of Pakistan, constituting approximately 44% of the total land mass of Pakistan. According to the 1998 population census, Balochistan had a population of...

 and southern Punjab
Punjab (Pakistan)
Punjab is the most populous province of Pakistan, with approximately 45% of the country's total population. Forming most of the Punjab region, the province is bordered by Kashmir to the north-east, the Indian states of Punjab and Rajasthan to the east, the Pakistani province of Sindh to the...

 also. Most of the people of this tribe speak Sindhi
Sindhi language
Sindhi is the language of the Sindh region of Pakistan that is spoken by the Sindhi people. In India, it is among 22 constitutionally recognized languages, where Sindhis are a sizeable minority. It is spoken by 53,410,910 people in Pakistan, according to the national government's Statistics Division...

, Seraiki
Siraiki language
Saraiki , transliterated as Sirāikī and sometimes spelled Seraiki and Saraiki, is a standardized written language of Pakistan belonging to the Indo-Aryan languages. It is a language spoken in the heart of Pakistan...

 and Balochi
Balochi language
Balochi is a Northwestern Iranian language. It is the principal language of the Baloch of Balochistan, Pakistan, eastern Iran and southern Afghanistan. It is also spoken as a second language by some Brahui. It is designated as one of nine official languages of Pakistan.-Vowels:The Balochi vowel...

. They lived near the mountain soluman Shadan lund.

They came with Mir Chaker Khan Rind at Dera Ghazi Khan and defeated Pathans at Salar near the mountain of Suloman. Some of them lived with the Gurchani tribe. Their chief family is Haiderani which is the branch of this tribe. Haiderani is due to the name of their Sardar Haider Khan Lund Baloch who is the father of chief family named Haidrani of sori Lund Baloch trbe. The fort of Sardar Haider Khan Lund Baloch could be seen in zindah peer at the mountain of Suloman. Sardar Muhammed Khan Lund baloch which was the tumandar of Lund built two forts at Zinda peer and one in Kandi Walla. Some say that one day the companion of Mir Chaker Khan Rind cut the lips of a horse as a joke. To see that matter a baloch Sardar cut the tail of the horse of Mir Chaker's companion so through that day they were famous as a lund. The meaning of Lund is visitor.
A large tribe divided into two tumans, both in Dera Ghazi Khan the Lunds of Sori and the Lunds of Tibbi. Both claim descent from All, son of Behan, Mir Chakur's cousin. The Sori Lunds are a large tribe living in the plains, with their headquarters at Kot Kandiwala but after migration of Khan Bahadur Sardar Ghulam Hussain Khan Haidrani Lund Baloch to Shadan Lund headquarters of Lund Baloch tribe had changed. This tribe contains a clan of Gurchanis. Now they are living in a city Shadan Lund near Dera Ghazi Khan. Shadan Lund is about 10 km from the Indus River, Pakistan. Shadan Lund is in District Dera Ghazi Khan.