|Religions||Hinduism, Sikhism and Islam|
|Languages||Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu|
|Populated states||Punjab (India), Haryana, Delhi, Sindh and Uttar Pradesh|
|Subdivisions||Khatri Luthras and Arora Luthras|
When Pakistan gained independence in 1947, some Luthras stayed in Pakistan were forced to be Muslims while originally Hindu and Sikh emigrated to India. The Muslim Luthra in Pakistan are considered part of Muslim Khatris. Today, Luthras live in numerous regions within India, but are mostly concentrated in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh. Luthras can be both Sikh and Hindu, as the religions are generally very close in the Punjab region.
- Imperial Rule in the Punjab: The Conquest and Administration of Multan, 1818-1881 by J[ames] Royal Roseberry, III. Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 110, No. 1 (Jan. - Mar., 1990), p. 176