: ) is a Sindhi
tribe settled in Sindh
The Bhutto tribe is a large Rajput tribe that has been settled in Sindh
for over two centuries, occupying part of Balochistan in Kachhi, Sibi, Dera Murad Jamali, Bhag and Mithri, having migrated to Sindh from Jaiselmere in India under Setho Khan Bhutto in the seventeenth century.
Pir Baksh Bhutto
founded and settled the ancestral home of the Bhutto family in the village of Garhi Pir Baksh Bhutto. Doda Khan Bhutto
, was the head of the family during the reign of the Talpur Dynasty and then during Charles Napier's rule of Sindh and worked to acquire large tracts of land. He is largely responsible for the vast landownership of the Bhutto family, and was described by the British as "the best and most enterprising zamindar in the whole of sindh". Doda Khan had three sons: Khuda Baksh Bhutto (the eldest), Ameer Bakhsh Bhutto and Illahi Bakhsh Bhutto
(the youngest). He divided his land up into four parts, one for each son and one for himself. In his will, however, he left his own share of the land with his youngest son, Illahi Baksh Bhutto. Illahi Baksh Bhutto went on to become an Honorary Magistrate of Larkana. He died at the young age of 28, under mysterious circumstances. Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto
was Khuda Baksh Bhutto's grandson.
Illahi Baksh's eldest son, Sardar Wahid Baksh Bhutto
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