Lt. Col. J.M. Wikeley ( Book: Punjabi Musalmans)
"Male population.— 25,300. (Census 1838). The Sudhanoti tehsil of Poonch is the home of the Sudhans, but they spread also into the Havali, Bagh and Kotli tehsils and a few even are to be met with across the Jhelum in the Kahuta tehsil of Rawalpindi………The Sudhans are the most important tribe of Poonch."
"The Sudhans have pride of race and look on themselves as superior to any of the other tribes of Poonch Kashmir".
Major G. Carmichael Smyth (Book: A History of the Reigning Family of
"About the year 1832, several independent hill-tribes inhabiting the north western regions of the Punjaub were reduced into subjection to the