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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...
- Kumar Suresh Singh; Anthropological Survey of India (1998). India's communities. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-563354-2. "The Hindu Gujjar have a number of clans (gotra), such as Bainsale, Bhati, Bankar, Korri, Dhame, Godhane, Khari, Nangari, Khatana Pedia, Peelwar, Tanwar, Fagna, Vidhuri, Vasatte and Lomor"
- 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.