Jats are now preeminently a farming community. Jats are not a single socio-religious group, as the term is commonly understood today, Jats live in Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi in North India. Though the common definition refers to only the Hindu Jats, a significant number of Jats are Sikhs and Muslims. The Jats are not a homogeneous ethnic group living in a particular area and speaking a single language. Rather, they are a people who live scattered around the world among several ethnic groups, yet retain their own identity. This distinction is often based on occupation and heritage.Jats speak Punjabi, Hindi, English, Haryanavi and Rajasthani languages. A community is a set of people (or agents in a more abstract sense) with some shared element — in particular a group of people who live in the same area is a community. ... Punjab, 1903 Punjab Province, 1909 The Punjab (also Panjab) is a region straddling the border between India and Pakistan. ... Haryana (हरयाणा) is a state in northwest India. ... Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: उत्तर प्रदेश, Urdu: اتر پردیش) is the fifth largest and the most populous state in India. ... Rajasthan (राजस्थान) is the geographically largest state in northwestern India. ... Delhi (दिल्ली or Dillī in Hindi and Bengali and دیلی in Urdu) is a term that refers to either the State of Delhi or the National Capital Territory (NCT) of the Republic of India. ... This article is about the Hindu religion; for other meanings of the word, see Hindu (disambiguation). ... A Sikh is a follower of Sikhism, a religious faith originating in the Punjab. ... A Muslim is a believer in or follower of Islam. ... Punjabi (sometimes spelled Panjabi) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. ... Hindi (हिन्दी) is a language spoken in most states in northern and central India. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The Rajasthani languages are a group of related languages spoken in India and Pakistan . ...
Known for their military prowess, many Jats were recruited into the British-India army during World War I. A large number of Jats serve in the Indian Armed Forces and form one of the largest ethnic groups in the army. The Green Revolution brought considerable prosperity to the Jats in the late 60s and 70s, especially in the Punjab. The Jat regions in India are among the most prosperous on a per-capita basis. Today, many Jats are well read and some occupy high positions in academic and technical arenas. Punjab, 1903 Punjab Province, 1909 The Punjab (also Panjab) is a region straddling the border between India and Pakistan. ...
The Jats are the traditioanl ruling ethnic group in the Punjab and regions around Delhi. Maharaja Ranjit Singh was a Sikh Jat. Sikh princes including the Maharajas of Patiala, Nabha, Jind, Faridkot & Kalsia are Sikh Jats. The Maharjas of Bharatpore and Dholpur are Hindu Jat
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The following are the minutes recorded for the JAT Board Face-to-Face Meeting, which took place on November 9, 2007, from 10:45am to 6:30pm, on the 27th floor of the Horizon Mare building in Ariake, Tokyo.
The next Tokyo JAT meeting is on Saturday, November 10, when our JAT accountant, Masaru Sato, will provide us with his zeirishi expertise and the JAT Board will participate in a panel discussion - a great opportunity to learn more about taxation in Japan and ask the Board some taxing questions (pun intended).
The International Federation of Translators, of which JAT is a an associate member, is now accepting proposals for presentations at its XVIII World Congress, which is going to be held in August 2008 in Shanghai (right before the Beijing Olympics kick off).
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