The Wahabis may be regarded as a branch of the Sunnis and the Khojahs as a branch of the Shiahs.
The two main sects are the Sunnis and the Shiahs.
The Sunnis hold that this mandi has not yet appeared.
The Sunnis are estimated at Ioo,000 out of a total population in the maritime districts of 300,000.
In India the Sunnis greatly preponderate, but they usually share with the Shiahs their veneration for Hasan and Husain and strictly observe the Mohurrum.
Apart from the two sects, Sunnis and Shias, whose garb differs in some respects, there are four families of Moslems, viz.
The first are Sunnis; the two last Shias.