Population of Muslim Jat clans in East Punjab According to the 1911 Census of India

In this post, I will give a breakdown of the Muslim Jat clans located in what is now the Indian state of Punjab. Like most Muslims in East Punjab, the Jats migrated to Pakistan at partition. However a small number are still found in villages near the town of Malerkotla. At the time of the partition of Punjab in 1947, the area that now forms East Punjab consisted of six districts, namely Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Firuzpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, and Hoshiapur, well as the princely states of Patiala, Nabha, Faridkot, Kapurthala and Malerkotla, the last state being ruled by a Muslim nawab. Readers can make reference my post on Jats of Lahore Division on information on Muslim Jats of Amritsar and Gurdaspur, as these districts were part of the Lahore Division of British Punjab. The districts in this post were part of the Jalandhar Division.

Jalandhar District
The total Muslim Jat population of the district, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 20,879 (11%) out of a total population of 193,921. According to the 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Jalandhar Tehsil Nakodar Tehsil Phillaur Tehsil Nawanshahr Tehsil Total
Atwal 204 30 17 3 254
Bains 267 6 4 8 285
Bajwa 3 18 21
Bassi 25 25
Bhullar 82 6 16 104
Chahal 6 7 42 55
Dhariwal 59 79 19 55 212
Dhillon 117 68 6 191
Dhindsa 37 37
Ghumman 99 7 106
Gill 283 86 6 34 409
Heer 134 18 7 35 194
Johal 12 3 15
Kang 211 171 8 67 457
Mahil 2 15 1 18
Maan 194 82 25 103 404
Randhawa 117 15 15 147
Sahi 55 55
Sahotra 27 1 14 73 115
Samra 129 129
Sandhu 267 299 19 35 620
Sanghera 3 61 56 120
Sarai 154 19 173
Sidhu 413 199 11 623
Sohal 13 1 14 4 32
Virk 46 2 48

Firozpur District
The total Muslim Jat population of the district, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 34,349 (12%) out of a total population of 282,629. According to 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Firozpur Tehsil Zira Tehsil Moga Tehsil Muktsar tehsil Fazilka Tehsil Total
Aulakh 2 4 1 4 11
Bhullar 38 470 10 518
Bhatti 118 39 48 307 132 644
Chahal 394 263 332 84 102 1,175
Cheema 26 23 51
Dhariwal 22 22 196 25 265
Dhillon 441 3 16 460
Gill 415 307 294 375 205 1,596
Johal 24 17 19 58
Joiya 415 15 55 62 547
Kang 477 12 8 497
Mahil 1 2 3 6
Maan 9 370 88 467
Pannun 14 14 18 46
Rai 29 29
Randhawa 448 8 456
Samra 2 2
Sandhu 113 322 7 442
Sangha 3 35 38
Sarai 224 6 1 231
Sidhu 116 84 268 134 612 1,214
Virk 273 124 28 425

 

Ludhiana District
The total Muslim Jat population of the district, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 23,958 (10%) out of a total population of 239,140. According to the 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Total
Aulakh 19
Bains 69
Bal 33
Bhangu 36
Bhullar 218
Buttar 64
Chahal 192
Cheema 70
Deo 24
Dhariwal 294
Dhillon 709
Dhindsa 73
Grewal 962
Gill 271
Heer 514
Kang 104
Maan 945
Mangat 847
Samra 21
Sandhu 503
Sarai 39
Sidhu 487
Sohal 15
Virk 29
Waraich 98

Hoshiarpur District
The total Muslim Jat population of the district, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 23,094 (15%) out of a total population of 154,221. According to the 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Total
Atwal 35
Bains 591
Chahal 108
Dhariwal 45
Dhillon 31
Gill 637
Heer 439
Kang 488
Maan 167
Mahil 21
Randhawa 96
Sahotra 71
Sandhu 645
Sidhu 350
Sohal 646

Patiala State

The total Muslim Jat population of the state, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 17,695 (4%) out of a total population of 458,597. According to the 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Total
Atwal 65
Aulakh 14
Aujla 107
Auntal 274
Bains 439
Bagar 21
Baidwan 13
Bandechha 25
Bajwa 25
Bandhel 10
Basati 120
Bandar 90
Bator 33
Bahiniwal 115
Bhangu 94
Bhullar 51
Bhatti 772
Bole 48
Bore 102
Buttar 66
Chahal 401
Chatha 101
Chande 10
Chauhan 52
Cheema 107
Deo 16
Dhariwal 313
Dhandhe 141
Dhawe 10
Dhillon 328
Dhindsa 201
Dullat 13
Gadra 77
Gandhu 77
Ghumman 61
Gill 422
Godara 45
Gurne 48
Hari 49
Heer 89
Janjua 603
Janjhar 223
Jassar 19
Jawana 150
Jawanda 34
Jhalli 219
Kali Rauni 95
Kandoe 24
Kang 325
Khatri 28
Khera 84
Lahar 43
Maan 820
Mahil 41
Maindal 22
Mandahar 401
Mander 59
Mandi 41
Mangat 616
Marhal 280
Nagra 66
Nain 38
Narwan 41
Pawania 145
Punia 81
Randhawa 187
Raparia 70
Rattiwal 37
Samra 30
Sandhu 1,303
Sarai 258
Sarwara 58
Sidhu 860
Sohal 67
Sodhi 65
Sohi 42
Tarka 30
Tiwana 216
Uppal 62
Virk 37
Waraich 11

Kapurthala State

The total Muslim Jat population of the State, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 12,958 (26%) out of a total population of 49,863. According to the 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Total
Bassi 5,065
Dosanjh 2,473
Johal 981
Sangere 418
Sahotra 408

Nabha State

The total Muslim Jat population of the State, according to the 1931 Census of India, was 3,366 (4%) out of a total population of 83,476. According to the 1911 census, the following were the principal Muslim Jat clans:

Tribe Total
Bains 13
Bhullar 15
Dhariwal 230
Dhillon 50
Gill 195
Maan 93
Sandhu 81
Sarai 15
Sidhu 176