Religions of Sahiwal

Although Islam is 1400 old religion yet, it first time came in this region very late probably with the arrival of Arabic Merchants. However, attack of Muhammad Bin Qasim and teachings of Fariduddin Ganjshakar became the main source of propagation of Islam in this region. Before Partition, Montgomery Known then, Sahiwal was a Muslim Majority area with the minority of Christians, Hindus and Sikhs. Later two fled To the other side of the Border when there was lots of chaos and riots during the Independence of Pakistan. In 1998, Muslim proportion was 98.7%