Gehri Buttar

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This article is about a village in Eastern Punjab. For other uses, see Buttar.
Gehri Buttar
ਗਹਿਰੀ ਬੁੱਟਰ
Gehri Buttar
village
Punjab
Gehri Buttar
Gehri Buttar
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°05′39″N 74°52′40″E / 30.09417°N 74.87778°E / 30.09417; 74.87778Coordinates: 30°05′39″N 74°52′40″E / 30.09417°N 74.87778°E / 30.09417; 74.87778
Country  India
State Punjab
District Bathinda
Talukas Bathinda
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,485
Languages
 • Official Punjabi (Gurmukhi)
 • Regional Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 151401[1]
Nearest city Bathinda
Sex ratio 1000/945 /

Gehri Buttar is a normal sized village in the Bathinda district of Eastern Punjab (India). The villagers belongs to the Buttar clan of the Jatts.

Geography[edit]

Gehri Buttar is centered (approx.) at , on the National Highway 64,[2] only 16.2 km from Bathinda city. Phullo Mithi (4.2 km) and Sangat (4.2 km) are the nearby villages.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In 2001, the village had the total population of 3,485 with 588 households, 1,791 males and 1,694 females. Thus males constitutes 51.4% and females 48.6% of total population with the sex ratio of 945 females per thousand males.[4]

Culture[edit]

The village is predominated by the Jatt people of Buttar community/clan, who all are Sikhs and follows Sikhism. The beautiful Gurudwara Sahib is the main religious site for worship.


Punjabi is the mother tongue as well as the official language of the village.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is the main source of income. The villagers are government employees also. Some of the villagers have their own business in the nearby city or in the village, and the poor are mostly labourers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gehri Buttar PIN code". www.pindcode.net.in. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gehri Buttar". by users. www.wikimapia.org. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Google Maps". 
  4. ^ "Gehri Buttar, Bathinda sub-district (Sr. No. 45)". www.censusindia.gov.in. 2001. Retrieved 7 January 2012.