The tribe of Bulfat originated in Lasbela in Balochistan. The first female ruler of this part of Balochistan in the 16th century was "The Great Mai Chagli. She became ruler of the state after the death of her husband Mir Malik Paharh Khan Baloch .There is a cultural prejudice among the Baloch against accepting a female ruler, and soon after her husbands's death, she faced a challenge from the rival Baloch tribes, who had settled surrounding areas of Khuzdar, Wadh, and Kalat.
She was threatened by Khan of Kalat to leave lasbela or her only son Mir Malik Izzat Khan Baloch will be killed.After discussion with her tribE she then her son and tribe migrated to kotri .Half of the tribe on the way settled in mountainous area of sindh called kohistan.This is now found scattered in Iranian Balochistan, Sindh and Pakistani Balochistan. The chief of the Bulfat tribe is called "Malik", and the current chief is Malik Asad Sikandar Khan.