Sardar Muhammad Aslam Khan (a Kamran Khel Saddozai) was the first Muslim Commandant of Khyber Rifles. Aslam Khan’s father Usman Khan, who had served as Grand Wazir of Shah Shuja Durrani in 1840-1842, fled to Peshawar after the Anglo-Afghan war and joined the British.
Majority of the Tanolis (or Tanaolis) insist on being of Pashtun origin but their rulers have accounted themselves to be of Barlas Mughal origin. Tanoli or Tanawali is actually an adjective denoting their abode Tanawal. They are divided into two divisions, Pul-Al and Hando-Al, the former occupies Lower Tunawal, and the latter occupy Upper Tunawal … Read more