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CASTE & PEOPLE PSYCHE

Group members
Faiza Jamil
Hina Mazhar
Anam Rafique
Noor-ul-Ain
Iram Shahzadi
Uzma Batool
Naila Rafique

DISCLAIMER

The purpose of this presentation is


Not to hurt any body just for
awareness

Contents
Why we choose this topic
Introduction
Different castes
Discrimination in caste system
Comparison

Why we choose this topic

Caste

The word caste is derived from the Portuguese


casta meaning lineage, breed, or race.

Introduction
A caste system is a type of social classification
which divides people on the basis of inherited
social status.
Although many societies could be described in
this way, within a caste system, people are
rigidly expected to marry and interact with
people of the same social class

Hina

Different castes
1. Butt
2. Rajpot
3. Jutt
4. Sheikh
5. Mughal
6. Qureshi
7. Mehar
8. Gujjar

Butt: food lovers


(Kashmiri surname) is a common surname used in
Kashmir Valley.
In Pakistani Punjab, the local Punjabis use "Butt" as a
collective term

Titles
Dar
Lone
Mir
Malik
Wain or Wani
Khawaja

People psyche about butt


Arrogant
Pride
Beautiful
Healthy
Food lovers

Rajput:the princes
Rajputs ("son of king") are a
prominent social group of
India,Pakistan and Nepal.
They claim descent from the ancient
royal warrior dynasties of india and
have roots to Rajputana, which is a
part Rajisthan.

Titles
Rana
Chuhan
Sulehria
Bhati
Manj
Rathore

Rajputs psyche about their caste:

Titles
Rana
Chuhan
Sulehria
Bhati
Manj

People psyche about rajput


Courage
loyalty, self sufficiency,
physical strength, resilience, orderliness, hard
working,
fighting tenacity
and military strategy.
Martial Race

Anam

Jutt

The Jutt people are a


traditionally agricultural
community in Northern
India and Pakistan

The history depicts the Jats as a brave,


courageous and loyal caste
Mostly settled in rural areas

Surnames/ titles
Bajwa
Kahlown
Alokh
Goraya
Cheema
Chathas
Sahi

People psyche
JATT zaat is the one you want to avoid
marrying into if you want peace and tranquility
within your household.
love to argue
land owners
ready to fight
biased toward their caste brothers

jatittude.pptx

Sheikh: trade people


Sheikh is an Arabic word meaning elder of a
tribe, lord, Honorable or Islamic scholar.
generally attributed to Muslim trading families.
Mostly came from persia (Iran),Central asia
Turkic tribes and Arabs.

People psyche
Business people
Conscious about their image
Cooperative to their relatives
A little bit penny pincher
Marry in their own relatives or caste

Noor

Mughal
The Mughal (Mistry) -Mughal
dynasty that ruled India.
During the fall of the

Mughal empire most


of the Mughals that
survived were
Forced to flee,
Leaving their land and wealth behind.

With their love for Architecture, they took to


work as builders (Mistry). Others took to metal
work (Lohar) and Carpentry (Tarkhan)

Qureshi
Origin
The name signifies ancestry from the Quraish,
the Arab tribe that Prophet Muhammad
belonged to.

Quraishis in South Asia


The name/term Quraishi signifies Arab ancestry
in South Asia. Quraishi is a multiethnic
community in South Asia, spread across
Pakistan, India and Bangladesh.

A Muslim family name,


originating from the
Quraysh tribe, which was
the noblest tribe in Mecca
around the time of the
birth of Muhammad.[2]
At the time of
Muhammads birth, his
grandfather AbdulMuttalib[3] was the tribal
head.

Quraish is also the name of the


106th Surah of the Qur'an.
Some families are respected
more than others because
they have intrinsic nobility to
them, similarly

With their love for


Architecture, they took
to work as builders
(Mistry). Others took to
metal work (Lohar) and
Carpentry (Tarkhan)
Tarkhan Dynasty

Iram

Arain
The Arain (Urdu: )
are a Muslim tribe of
Pakistan who are found
mainly in the Punjab
province and also that
of Sindh.

Arain
They are chiefly associated with farming, and
the legal profession, with some
being zamindars (landlords).

Origin
The Arains are historically exclusively Muslim
Their origins are uncertain, with some members
of the community claiming a connection with
the Rajputs

Titles
Chaudhry,
Mian,
Mehar,
Malik,
Bhutto

People psyche

Gentle people
Boys are lazy
Vegetable growers
Like to increase their properties especially land

Gujar
Gujjar is considered an
important and historical
Tribe.
The majority of Gujjars
are found in Pakistan,
India and Afghanistan.

Kamin castes
"Kamin is the term for a low caste of tenants
and craftsmen in the Punjab and in the corner
between the River Kabul and the River Swat."

Kamin castes ..
The term Kamin prevails in the Punjab.
The word "Kami" which is customary there
while between River Kabul and Swat

Among the Kamis in the Punjab, the


dominating castes are the Musalli, Mirasi and
Dom in regard to their professions

Uzma

Caste discrimination in Pakistan

A 20-year-old woman from Peshawar was


murdered
Such practices are ritual-based system of social
stratification

Sabir Arif
Face discrimination

Due to this caste system


The inequality is severe
People judge each other
on the basis of caste
People are losing the
value of one nation.
& one identification

We always feel that a society based on the


values of freedom and equality will not be
deeply effected by caste conflict, but as we
have seen the situations explained in caste
discrimination
These ugly incidents have one thing in common
i.e caste discrimination ( in every situation caste
still matter

Quaid-e-Azam had told in his address that


there should be no distinction and
discrimination on the basis of caste and creed.
He said that we are equal citizens of one state