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|People Name:||Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions)|
|Primary Language:||Punjabi, Eastern|
|Christian Adherents:||0.00 %|
|Online Audio NT:||No|
|People Cluster:||South Asia Muslim - Jat|
|Affinity Bloc:||South Asian Peoples|
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.
In Pakistan, they live in the all the five provinces: Sindh, Punjab, Baluchistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa & Gilgit-Baltistan. They also live in Jammu and Kashmir.
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.
The majority are Muslim.
They are physically and morally very strong and always believe in working hard. Their needs are adequate income, education and a place to live.