Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) in India


Population
2,900
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Jat Sindhu are basically a warrior tribes. 600 to 700 ago, they lived on both sides of the River Indus. After that most of them migrated to the Punjab of the Sub-continent. During the coming centuries most of them converted to Islam. Others are Sikh or followers of other religions.


Where Are they Located?

In Pakistan, they live in the all the five provinces: Sindh, Punjab, Baluchistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa & Gilgit-Baltistan. They also live in Kashmir.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are hardworking people who value honor and respect family. There are no restrictions to marriages with other castes. For the most part they like to live in joint families.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The majority are Muslim.


What Are Their Needs?

They are physically and morally very strong and always believe in working hard. Their needs are adequate income, education and a place to live.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)
Population in India 2,900
World Population 260,900
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names जाट, सिंधु (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 20013
ROP3 Code 115921
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
(1,000)
Punjab
(600)
West Bengal
(500)
Jammu and Kashmir
(300)
Haryana
(300)
Gujarat
(200)
Chandigarh
(80)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Uttar Pradesh (1,000)
  Punjab (600)
  West Bengal (500)
  Jammu and Kashmir (300)
  Haryana (300)
  Gujarat (200)
  Chandigarh (80)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Punjabi, Eastern (1,200 speakers)
Language Code pan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Urdu
(1,200)
Kacchi
(200)
Pahari-Potwari: Poonch
(100)
Bengali
(100)
People Groups Speaking Punjabi, Eastern
Primary Language Punjabi, Eastern (1,200 speakers)
Language Code pan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Urdu (1,200)
  Kacchi (200)
  Pahari-Potwari: Poonch (100)
  Bengali (100)
People Groups Speaking Punjabi, Eastern

Primary Language:  Punjabi, Eastern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1818-1954)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1815-2011)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1959-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Eyes of the Heart (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Punjabi, Eastern
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Sikh Contextual Gathering (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Sikh Punjabi Music Video (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
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
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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