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Banghis (Banghyas), a. low-caste people widely spread throughout Bengal and other parts of the Ganges valley, and as far west as Sindh. In the North-West Provinces the term is equivalent to paria, being applied indifferently to the Kols, Dhers, Ramussis, and other low-caste communities grouped about the outskirts of the large towns. There is also an Afghan tribe, Banghi, in the hills north of Kalabagh on the Indus. Two divisions: Abi Khel and Tarka.