Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

Joshua Project has identified the Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) only in Pakistan
Population
93,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

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 traditions)
People Name in Country Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions)
Population in Pakistan 93,000
World Population 93,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2 to 3
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names जात, भुट्ता (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 19779
ROP3 Code 115848
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Punjab
(90,000)
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
(3,100)
Sindh
(50)
Federally Administer
(50)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Punjab (90,000)
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (3,100)
  Sindh (50)
  Federally Administer (50)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Punjabi, Western (66,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Saraiki
(14,000)
Urdu
(6,300)
Marwari
(600)
Hindko, Southern
(300)
Bagri
(200)
People Groups Speaking Punjabi, Western
Primary Language Punjabi, Western (66,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Saraiki (14,000)
  Urdu (6,300)
  Marwari (600)
  Hindko, Southern (300)
  Bagri (200)
People Groups Speaking Punjabi, Western

Primary Language:  Punjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1885-1922)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1819-2000)
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Punjabi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video House of Love (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Punjabi, Western
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter 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 World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
Unknown
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Profile Source Chaudhary Waheed Ahmed Bhutta  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From Pakistan census data.  Current values may differ.


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