Hatiar

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Hatiar (हतियार) Hatyar (हतयार)[1] [2]is a Muslim Jat clan found in Pakistan. Hatiar (हतियार) tribe of Jats found in Gujrat and so called because they used to practise female infanticide. They migrated from Shahpur to Gujrat in Akbar's time. [3]

Origin

Hatyar (हतयार) gotra of Jats are descendants of people who used to keep weapons (hathiyar). [4]

History

Distribution in Pakistan

According to 1911 census the Hatiar were the principal Muslim Jat clan in:

  • Shahpur (Sargodha District) District - Hatiar (739)

Notable persons

References

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