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A large quantity of inscriptions have dates and nisbas indicating the home city, tribe, or occupation.
Paying attention to the importance of ancestry and family history, Buehler underlines that Sirhindi, as indicated by his nisbas Kabuli and Faruql, belonged to the upper stratum of Indo-Muslim social hierarchy--that is, the "nobles" (ashrdf), according to the specific meaning the term had in the Indian context, which distinguished the Muslim elite of Central Asian and Afghan origins not only from Hindus but also from native Indian Muslims.