Chishti can also be spelt as "Chishty". in India, where the order began, it is usually spelt as "Chishty".
Chishti of Pakpattan
The Chishti family of Pakpattan traces its ancestry back to Fariduddin Ganjshakar, who was the khalif (in Sufism a nominated successor) of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, who himself was the khalif of Moinuddin Chishti, the founder of the Chishti Sufi order in South Asia. Farīd was descended from Umar ibn Khattab, the second khalif of Islam, and as such the Pakpattan Chishtis are Farooqi shaikhs. They now form a considerable population in Pakpattan District, occupying several villages. They were a largely pastoral tribe until the 19th Century, but were compelled to settle down, when the British began to the colonize the Neeli Bar.
- Pir Kashif Ali Chishty Member of the Punjab Assembly for PP-231 (Pakpattan-V)
- Rehman Chishti, UK Member of Parliament
pir ghulam mohio ndin chishti ex provencial minister punjab 2002_2008
- Hazrat Baba Sheikh Muhammad Fazil Chishti R.A.
- Alhaj Pir ZulfiqarAli Chishti (ex Senator,MPA)of Sheikh Fazil
- Pir shahnawaz chishti(king of neeli bar)
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