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...
- Jat Itihas: Thakur Deshraj. Pg585
- 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.