Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan


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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  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-10-23
People Name General Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)
World Population 256,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 5
Alternate Names जाट, सिंधु (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 20013
ROP3 Code 115921
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Punjab
164,000
Sindh
75,000
Azad Kashmir
7,100
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
5,500
Balochistan
1,100
Islamabad
200
Federally Administer
70
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Punjab 164,000
  Sindh 75,000
  Azad Kashmir 7,100
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 5,500
  Balochistan 1,100
  Islamabad 200
  Federally Administer 70
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Punjabi, Western (170,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Urdu
28,000
Sindhi
24,000
Saraiki
14,000
Koli, Parkari
400
Hindko, Southern
300
Hindko, Northern
100
Marwari
70
Shina, Kohistani
40
Waneci
30
Pashto, Southern
Primary Language Punjabi, Western (170,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Urdu 28,000
  Sindhi 24,000
  Saraiki 14,000
  Koli, Parkari 400
  Hindko, Southern 300
  Hindko, Northern 100
  Marwari 70
  Shina, Kohistani 40
  Waneci 30
  Pashto, Southern 10
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 Yes  (2008)
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
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 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
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 latest Pakistan census data.  Current values may differ.


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