The great grandfather of Haidar. Wali Muham- mad, had migrated from Delhi to Gulbarga in the Nizam’s dominions. It is claimed on behalf of the family that it belonged to the Ouraish tribe though it had no rank and name in India. Haidar’s grandfather. Muhammad Ali, who migrated to Sira. cultivated the soil and rented fields and gardens. He said to his sons who had worldly aspirations.