Bhutto

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This article is about the South Asian Bhutto clan. For the famous Pakistani political family, see Bhutto family. For the former Pakistani Prime Ministers, see Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto. For other uses, see Bhutta (disambiguation).
Bhutto بهُٹو
Regions with significant populations
Pakistan
Languages
Sindhi
Religion
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Sindhi Rajputs

Bhutto (Sindhi: ڀُٽو) is a Rajput clan[1][2] found in Sindh, Pakistan. They have been settled in the area for over two centuries, having migrated to Sindh from Jaisalmer in India under Setho Khan Bhutto in the seventeenth century.[3] According to other authors, the family migrated from Sarsa in Hissar.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zulfikar Ali Bhutto". Encyclopædia Britannica. 
  2. ^ Wolpert, Stanly A (1993). Zulfi Bhuto of Pakistan:His life and Times. Oxford University Press. p. 4. ISBN 0-19-507661-3. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
  3. ^ Taseer, Salmaan (1980). Bhutto: a political biography. New Delhi: Vikas Pub. House. p. 9. 
  4. ^ Zulfikar Ali Bhutto: a memoir, Chakar Ali Junejo, National Commission on History and Culture, 1996, p. 7