Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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 Jammu and 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.


Prayer Points

Scripture Prayers for the Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-10-23
People Name General Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)
Population this Country 976,000
Population all Countries 980,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 20
Alternate Names जाट, सिंधु (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 20013
ROP3 Code 115921
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
Punjab
561,000
Sindh
337,000
Azad Kashmir
35,000
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
13,000
Balochistan
2,300
Islamabad
1,400
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  Punjab 561,000
  Sindh 337,000
  Azad Kashmir 35,000
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 13,000
  Balochistan 2,300
  Islamabad 1,400
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Punjabi, Western (407,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 15
Secondary Languages
Sindhi
238,000
Saraiki
168,000
Urdu
120,000
Pahari-Potwari
24,000
Marwari
16,000
Dhatki
12,000
Hindko, Northern
6,300
Hindko, Southern
4,300
Bagri
1,300
Pashto, Central
300
Balochi, Western
300
Balochi, Eastern
200
Kashmiri
200
Pashto, Northern
200
Primary Language Punjabi, Western (407,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 15
Secondary Languages
  Sindhi 238,000
  Saraiki 168,000
  Urdu 120,000
  Pahari-Potwari 24,000
  Marwari 16,000
  Dhatki 12,000
  Hindko, Northern 6,300
  Hindko, Southern 4,300
  Bagri 1,300
  Pashto, Central 300
  Balochi, Western 300
  Balochi, Eastern 200
  Kashmiri 200
  Pashto, Northern 200
People Groups Speaking Punjabi, Western

Primary Language:  Punjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1885-1922)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1819-2021)
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, New Testament
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from scripture
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Punjabi, Western
Film / Video The Return
Film / Video The Return
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links
General Gospel website in this language
General Zume Resources
General Zume Training
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Punjabi, Western
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Punjabi, Western
Text / Printed Matter Tools for faith conversations
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies
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 %
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
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Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more