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Chógán has been a practice of jubilation in the Baloch
society from thousands of years, but it recently became a
religious part of the Zikri sect of Islam. This ritual took
place during the season of hámén (dates ripening season)
mostly in Makkoráan (Makran) when the nomads used to
come to the towns for collecting dates. This paper
illustrates that how a practice of jubilation became the
part and parcel of Zikri sect of Islam in the Baloch society.
This paper also focuses the background and objectives of
this custom in the Baloch social order.