Jat, Bhutta, Muslim in Pakistan

Joshua Project has identified the Jat, Bhutta, Muslim only in Pakistan






Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

Bhuttas are a Jat subcaste mainly found in and around the Sialkot district rural areas. Bhuttas are an established and educated people who gained higher education in medicine, law, engineering and collective farming as well as in industry related to export orientation.

Bhuttas were based just across the Sialkot to Jammu link road across the border and about 200 years ago converted to the Islamic faith from being Hindu idol worshipers.

Bhuttas became the victims of Hindu Maharja of Jammu's cruelty who murdered many men folk who embraced Islamic faith and practiced openly. Bhuttas migrated to the safety of Sialkot that was under the British Raj.

Where Are they Located?

Bhuttas are mainly located in some parts of Sialkot City and in the rural areas of Sialkot Villages. Bhutian dhe Korrli, a few kilometres off Wazirabad Road. It is known that many of the Bhuttas have migrated to USA and settled.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Bhuttas are friendly, sincere and helpful but can also have a short temper, therefore there are some internal divisions.

A considerable number of them are still actively in collective and individual farming, manufacturing goods (export oriented), educated in medicine, research fellows from overseas, civil service officers, lawyers, bankers and civil and electrical engineers.

Profile Source:   Chaudhary Waheed Ahmed Bhutta  

People Name General Jat, Bhutta, Muslim
People Name in Country Jat, Bhutta, Muslim
Population in Pakistan 87,000
World Population 87,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Jat
People Name General Jat, Bhutta, Muslim
Ethnic Code CNN25h
People ID 19779
Country Pakistan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  4  (up to 20 largest shown)
Punjab (83,000) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (2,900) Sindh (60) Federally Administer (50)
Total States on file:  4  (up to 20 largest shown)
Punjab (83,000) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (2,900)
Sindh (60) Federally Administer (50)

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Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Panjabi, Western (66,000) Seraiki (14,000) Urdu (6,300) Marwari (600)
Hindko, Southern (300) Bagri (200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Western 66,000 Seraiki 14,000
Urdu 6,300 Marwari 600
Hindko, Southern 300 Bagri 200

For Main Lanugage: Panjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1922)
New Testament Yes   (1819-2000)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Cartoon Gospel tract Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Audio Recordings
Four Spiritual Laws General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Panjabi, Western Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture / Bible Audio Recordings
Punjabi Bible stories Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Chaudhary Waheed Ahmed Bhutta  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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