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Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
402,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

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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.

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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:7 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:402,000
Largest Provinces:
Punjab (376,000)Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (7,200)
Sindh (500)
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People Name in Country: Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
जाट, भुट्ता (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 115848
Joshua Project People ID: 19779
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 402,000
Population all Countries: 402,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Jat
People Name General: Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Saraiki (302,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): skr    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Western (53,000)Urdu (24,000)
Marwari (16,000)Hindko, Southern (1,600)
Sindhi (1,300)Bagri (1,100)
Pahari-Potwari (300)Pashto, Central (100)
Total Languages: 9
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1888-2009
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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