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%