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Tumandar (Urdu: تُمن دار ) is a title given to the leader of Baloch & Pashtoon tribe in Pakistan.[1]

As defined in the Gazette of Pakistan,[2] a "Tumandar" or "Sardar" who is accepted as the leader of a tribe, under any custom or usage or otherwise could obtain free labour from other persons or compel them to work against their will.



  1. ^ "Government of Punjab Department of Revenue: LAND ADMINISTRATION MANUAL — CHAPTER III ASSIGNMENTS OF LAND REVENUE". Retrieved 16 October 2014.
  2. ^ Gazette of Pakistan, 1976-04-08, Extraordinary, Part I: System of Sardari (Abolition) Ordinance 1976 (No. 15).
  3. ^ "elections.com.pk Candidate Details Akbar Khan Bugti". Retrieved 16 October 2014.
  4. ^ "A mishmash of 'adjustments' mark Rajanpur contests". Retrieved 16 October 2014.