Bhati is a clan of Rajputs in South Asia. Bhatti Rajputs of Pakistan and India often use title of Rai and Rana (title). Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) was ruled by Bhati Rajputs. They are also the real royals of Kapurthala, kapurthala was founded by Rana Kapur who was a Bhati Rajput and a scion of the ruling house of Jaisalmer. Bhati Rajputs follow Hinduism and Islam.
Note worthy Bhati Rajputs
- Major Raja Aziz Bhatti shaheed, Pakistan's Highest Military Award Nishan e Haider Holder.
- Dulla Bhatti, Legendary Muslim Rajput hero of Punjab who defeated Mughals.
H.A. Rose, a member of the British Indian Civil Service and amateur ethnologist, described the Bhati in his A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province:
BHÁTI, a tribe of Hindu Rájputs, chiefly interesting as being the ancestors of the BHAŢŢÍ Rájputs and the SIDHÚU Barár Játs...
- H.A. Rose (1 January 1997). A Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province: A.-K.. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. p. 90. ISBN 978-81-85297-69-9. Retrieved 28 September 2012.