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 E-Rozgaar is a program by Youth Affairs and Sports Department, Govt of the Punjab, Pakistan and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to empower the unemployed youth of Punjab by giving them training in the in-demand Digital skills and Freelancing that make them capable of earning online. 

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  •  Rawalpindi Women University, Rawalpindi
  •  Government College Women University, Sialkot
  •  COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock Campus
  •  Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  •  NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology, Multan
  •  University of Sargodha, Sub Campus Bhakkar
  •  Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan
  •  Bahauddin Zakariya University, Sub Campus Bahadur, Layyah
  •  Bahauddin Zakariya University, Sub Campus Lodhran
  •  Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan
  •  Government Post Graduate College, Taunsa Sharif Distt. Dera Ghazi Khan
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  • The Government Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur
  • University of Okara, Okara
  • Islamia University Bahawalpur
  • Government Post Graduate College Hafizabad
  • Government Ghazali College Jhang
  • Government Post Graduate College Toba Tek Singh
  •  Government Post Graduate College Mandi Bahauddin
  •  Government College of Commerce Chakwal
  •  Government Guru Nanik Post Graduate College Nankana Sahib
  •  Government Post Graduate College Sheikhupura
  •  Government College of Commerce Narowal
  •  Government Post Graduate College, Bahawalnagar
  •  Government Post Graduate College Muzaffargarh
  •  Government Post Graduate College Rajanpur

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A Tour of Mandi Bahauddin (Three Gurdwaras and A Temple)

On July 27, 2019, I had had an opportunity to visit Mandi Bahauddin, on the invitation of my dear friend and brother Irfan Ahmed. I explored the area around Mandi Bahauddin many times in the past, but never fully explored the city itself. It was a family visit and I was just looking forward to meeting our relatives and perhaps a little discovery of one or two old buildings. But the visit turned out to be very interesting. Irfan being aware of my fondness for old buildings, having some historical significance, took me on a quick tour of the city. The central part of the town, the bazaar area is well planned and has broad streets, though like every other city and town of Pakistan overcrowded with encroachments, especially the carts selling mostly vegetables/fruits or clothes. 
Our first destination was an old Pathshala (school). It is located in a by-lane off the main Sadar Bazar road at  32°35’7.35″N; 73°29’30.46″E. Even today it is being used as a government primary school. The compound has many rooms on two sides of a courtyard in two floors, and the only structure which is of any particular interest is that of a pavilion. I am not sure what the pavilion was used for. Perhaps a statue existed here in the past. 

A pavilion in the compound. (27.07.2019)

Another view of the pavilion.(27.07.2019)

A row of rooms. (27.07.2019)

A view of the courtyard.(27.07.2019)

Looking towards the entrance.(27.07.2019)

Tariq Amir and Ibrahim Tariq.(27.07.2019)

Tariq Amir and Irfan Ahmed.(27.07.2019)

Some old houses in front of the Dharmsala.(27.07.2019)

यह पाठ शाला म.  नोदड  मल संत (क्षत्र) सराफ जी ने सपनी पूज्या स्वर्ग्वाशी माता श्री मतिवीरां देवी जी की पवित्र स्मृतिमें बनवाई – माघ सं: १९९१ اومیہ پاٹھ شالا (درسگاہ) م. نودڑ ملسنت (کشترا) صراف جی نے اپنیپوجیا (پوجنے لائق یعنی بہت محترم ) سورگواشی (جنتی یعنی مرحوم ) ماتا شریمتی (محترمہ)ویراں دیوی جی کی پوِتر سمرتی (مقدس یاد)میں بنوائی – ماگھ 1991 (1934 ء)This school was constructed by Nodar Mal, in the sacred memory of his late mother, Shrimati Veraan Devi. Magh 1999 Smvat. (1934 AD)

काहन चंद सनघोई निवासी ने श्रयनीधर्म पतनी श्रीमती हर देवी की पवित्र  स्मृतिमें बनवायाIN SACRED MEMORY OF HIS WIFESHRIMATI HAR DEVIWHO DIED ON 30TH OCTOBER, 1933BUILT BYKAHAN CHAND OF SANGHOIAT A COST OF RS. 10001934After briefly visiting this Dharamsala we passed through the busy Sadar bazaar and turned towards Ghalla Mandi (grain market) road. Here we reached in front of an old two storey building. The ground floor has some shops facing the road. The entrance is a small door leading to a room and adjoining corridor, that opens into a big hall. The building was a gurdwara before 1947 and now it is being used as a warehouse and is totally neglected and due to negligence is falling apart. I forgot to ask someone, but probably is a property of the Auqaf department (or Evacuee Trust Property Board). Now the problem is that these properties have been rented out or given on long term leases. Hence the occupants have no interest in repairing or maintaining them. Therefore, tragically many beautiful buildings across the country are deteriorating. 
I was told by a person, that it was a much bigger complex and another large building was attached to it, which was perhaps a guest house and langar hall etc. related to the gurdwara. The date of construction is not known, but we can safely guess that it would have been constructed in 1920s or 1930s. It is located at 32°35’3.90″N; 73°29’24.77″E. (In the map given below, I shall refer to this gurdwara as Gurdwara 1.)

A gurdwara in Mandi Bahauddin.(27.07.2019)

Two sides of the gurdwara.(27.07.2019)

A partially surviving plaque above the entrance.(27.07.2019)

The main hall.(27.07.2019)

Arches of the first floor and the ventilators.(27.07.2019)

Another view of the arches.(27.07.2019)

Large galleries exist behind these arches.(27.07.2019)

It must have been a beautiful building in its good days(27.07.2019)

Galleries on the first floor.(27.07.2019)

Another view of the arches.(27.07.2019)

The ceiling of the hall. (27.07.2019)

The interior was painted in sky blue. (27.07.2019)

The building is used as a warehouse.(27.07.2019)

A view of the first floor.(27.07.2019)

The building is so badly damaged and passages are blocked that I had to use this ladder to go to the first floor.(27.07.2019)

The roof of the hall is quite high.(27.07.2019)

A corridor on the ground floor filled with junk.(27.07.2019)

A view of the gallery on the first floor(27.07.2019)

A view of the gallery on the first floor(27.07.2019)

The ventilators as seen from outside.(27.07.2019)

A gallery in a bad condition.(27.07.2019)

The roof at places has caved in.(27.07.2019)

੫੧ ਸਿਵਾ ਕਰਾਈ ਜਗਤ ਸੰਘ  ______ ਹਾਲ ਮੰਡੀਸਾਹਿਤ ਪ੍ਰਵਾਰ ਫਗਣ ੧੯੯੫ 51 روپے سیوا کرائیجگت سنگھ _________ ہال منڈیساہت پروار پھگنڑ 1995 (مارچ 1938)Rs 51, service rendered by Jagat Singh _____ Hal Mandi, literary body, Phgan 1995. (1938 AD)

੧੦ ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰਾਈਸ੍ਰ: ਜੀਵਣ ਸਿੰਘ ਵਧਵਾ ਯਾਦਗਾਰਅਪਨੇ ਭਰਾਤਾ ਕਰਤਾਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਦੀ 10 روپے سیوا کرائی سردار جیونڑ سنگھ ودھوا یادگاراپنے بھراتا کرتار سنگھ دی Rs 10, service rendered by Sardar Jeevan Singh Wadha, in memory of his brother. 

੧੦ ਸ੍ਰ: ਈਸ਼ਰ ਸਿੰਘਦਫੇਦਾਰ10 روپے سردار ایشر سنگھدفعدارRs 10, service rendered by Sardar Eshar Singh Dafedear (a non commissioned officer in the cavalry)

250 ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰਾਈ ਇਸ ਚੋਵੰਕ ਦੀ ਭ: ਜੈ ਸਿੰਘਪ੍ਰੀਤਮ ਸਿੰਘ ਕਰੀਆਨੇ ਵਾਲੇ ਮੰਡੀ ਸੈਹਤ ਪ੍ਰਵਾਰ250 روپے سیوا کرائی اس چوک دی بھائی جے سنگھپریتم سنگھ کریانے والے منڈی سیہت پروارRs 250, service rendered by Bhai Jai Singh Pritam Singh, store merchant, and market community. 
Just at a little distance from the main Sadar bazaar and not far from the above-mentioned gurdwara, another old building exists. That too was a gurdwara. Now a family lives inside this building and we could not see it from inside. It too is a fairly large building with an impressive facade. This gurdwara is located at 32°35’0.41″N; 73°29’22.27″E. (In the map given below, I shall refer to this gurdwara as Gurdwara 2.) Kashmir House is painted above the door in Urdu, because refugees from Kashmir settled in after the independence. 

The main entrance of the gurdwara. (27.07.2019.)

Another view of the gate.(27.07.2019.)

ਸਚ ਖੰਡ ਵਸੈ ਨਿਰੰਕਾਰسچ کھنڈ وسے نِرنکار(In the realm of Truth abides the Formless Lord.)

The main door.(27.07.2019.)

A side view of the building.(27.07.2019.)

Another view of the building(27.07.2019.)

੧ ਓਪ੍ਰਵਾਣ ਗਣੀ ਸੇਈ ਟਿਹਆਏਸਫਲ ਤਿਨਾ ਕੇ ਕਾਮਾ੨੦੦ ਇਸ ਬੜੇ ਦੀ ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰਾਈ ਬੀ: ਰਣਜੀਤ ਕੌਰ ਸੁਪਤਨੀ ਭਾ: ਮੋਹਣ ਸਿੰਘ ਅੰਸ ਭਾ: ਬੰਨੋਸਾਹਿਬ ਯਾਦਗਾਰ ਆਪਣੀ ਸਸਰੁਕਮਣ ਦੇਵੀ ਦੀ ਭਦਰ ੧੯੯੯ 1 اونکارپروانڑ گڑیں سوئی ٹِہائیسپھل تِنان کے کاما200 روپے اس بڑے دی سیوا کرائیبی بی رنڑجیت کور سُپتنی بھائیموہنڑ سنگھ انس بھائی بنوصاحب یادگار آپڑیں سسرکمنڑ دیوی دی بھدر 1999 (اگست/ستمبر 1942 ء)
Rs 200, service rendered by Bibi Ranjit Kaur w/o Bhai Mohan Singh Ans Bhai Banno sahib, in memory of her mother in law, Rukman Devi, Bhadr 1999. (Aug/Sep 1942 AD)

੧ ਓ ਸ੍ਰੀ ______ ਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ 
__________________________________________________ਸਮਤ ੧੯੯੬ 
ਭਾ: ਸਰਦਾਰ ਸਿੰਘ – ਸਪੁਤਰ  – ਭਾ: ਭਗਵਾਨ ਸਿੰਘ 

The above mentioned two gurdwaras are located in a busy bazaar, there is another gurdwara which is located on the outskirts of the city,  about a kilometer and half in the east of the city centre at  32°35’16.05″N;  73°30’26.80″E. It must have been in open green fields and would have presented a good view but now it is surrounded by closely built houses, without much planning. It seems that these houses have been constructed on the land of the gurdwara. This gurdwara was built in 1944, as an inscription on the building shows. Much of the other structures have been demolished or incorporated into the neighbouring houses, however, the main tower-like building still exists and is in reasonably good shape, considering the time passed since its construction. 

The three storey gurdwara building. (27.07.2019.)

A closer view of the two top floors.(27.07.2019.)

Writings on the building show that local Muslims also used it for sometime for religious purposes(27.07.2019.)

A view of the top floors from another angle.(27.07.2019.)

Another view of the top floor. (27.07.2019.)

Another side of the tower. (27.07.2019.)

A newly constructed structure blocks the fourth side of the tower.(27.07.2019.)

A view from the south.(27.07.2019.)

Ibrhim Tariq, though not having much interest in such affairs, came with me and perhaps enjoyed too.(27.07.2019.)

Irfan Ahmed, credit for this discovery goes to him.(27.07.2019.)

Tariq Amir. (27.07.2019.)

Entrance from this side has been blocked. The green door on the right is of a new construction(27.07.2019.)

ਸਤਿ ਗੁਰ ਨਿਵਾਸ(Holy shabds)
It seems that people used this building for religious purpose for sometime. But while painting Islamic phrases on the walls, they took care not to paint or disfigure the inscriptions in written in Gurmukhi.(27.07.2019.)

ਗੁਰ ਮੁਖਿ ਨਾਨਕ ਜਾਰ ਧਿਆ ਸਭਿ  ਆਖਹ ਧੰਨ ਧੰਨ ਧੰਨ ਗੁਰ ਮੋਈਸਤਿਕਰਤਾਰ ਜੀ (Holy shabds)

ਕਹੁ ਨਾਨਕ ਸਤਿ ਗੁਰ  –  ਬਲਿਹਰੀ ਜਿਨੇ ਏਹੁ  –  ਥਾਨੁ ਸੁਹਾ ਇਆ(Holy shabds)

ਬਾਬਾ ਪਰ ਪਰ ਪਰ ਪਜਾ ਆਸਣ ਥਾਪਣਸ ਆਕਹੁ ਨਾਨਕ ਸਤਿ ਗੁਰ – ਬਲਿਹਾਹਾਰੀ ਜਿਨਏਹੁ – ਥਾਨੁ (Holy shabds)

— ਬਾਬਾ ਪਰ ਧਰ ਪਜਾ ਆਸਣ ਬਾਧਣ ਸਆ (Holy shabds)

1944 is inscribed on this corner, which gives its year of construction. So the devotees had to leave this place soon after its completion.  (27.07.2019.)

ਆਬ ਚਲਨੀ ਵਧਰੀ ਗੁਰ ਨਾਨਕ ਨਿਤ ਨਿਤ ਚੜੇ —–
(Holy shabds)

ਸਤਿ ਗੁਰ ਕਰਿਦੀਨੇ ਅਸਬਿਰ ਘਰਬਾਰ (Holy shabds)

These buildings may not have much historical importance, nevertheless, these are a link to the pre-partition society of Mandi Bahauddin, when different religious communities lived in this city. It was a small town before independence, but the non-Muslims formed an overwhelming majority. As the table given below shows:

Mandi Bahauddin City Population: According to the Census of 1941
TotalMuslims%Hindus%Sikhs%
12,7522,26917.796,14648.20427733.54

Mandi Bahauddin is a new city and was probably settled during the development of canal colonies. In 1941 it had a population of just 12,572. Now the population according to the census of 2017 is 198,609. So this city has witnessed an exponential growth in the last 8 decades. These buildings should be preserved because their value as a part of our heritage and this city’s link to the pre-independence era.

Tariq AmirDecember 07, 2019.Doha – Qatar.

SDPOS AND POLICE STATIONS MANDI BAHAUDDIN

Saddar Circle

Malikwal Circle

Phalia Circle

SDPO
0546-507585
SDPO
0546-591380
SDPO
0546-596126
City
0546-507715
Malikwal
0546-591013
Phalia
0546-596007
Saddar
0546-501628
Gojra
0546-599335
Qadirabad
0546-544028
Civil Lines
0546-572010
Miana Gondal
0546-550026
Pahrianwali
0546-592032
Kuthiala Sheikhan
0546-570010
Bhagat
0546-53148

 

Source: DPO Mandi Bahauddin

Economy of Mandi Bahauddin

Shahtaj Sugar Mills is located about 2 km west of the city. It stretches on an area of more than 20 acres (0.081 km) and has its sub-offices in Lahore and Karachi. Shahtaj Sugar Mills is one of the largest sugar plants in the country. The other major private sector factory in Mandi Bahauddin is Colony Sugar Mills (Formerly Phalia Sugar Mills), situated southeast of Phalia city. Mandi Bahauddin has a textile mills named “Acro Textile Mills” which is situated near Kuthyala Sheikhan. The other industry of District Mandi Bahauddin includes assorted Kino Polishing Industry, Flour Grinding & Storing Mills,
Rice Mills etc.
Bab-ul-Ilm Research Foundation, abbreviated as BIRF, is a Pakistan-based international educational, research and interfaith harmony-building organization. BIRF has its headquarters at Mandi Bahauddin. BIRF was founded by the young Pakistani writer and emerging scholar of comparative religions Syed Muhammad Waqas in 2009. Mandi Bahauddin is his hometown. The idea of founding Bab-ul-Ilm Research Foundation Network was conceived in 2008 when he was serving as “Lecturer of Indian Studies” in Kosovo. Since its creation, BIRF has embarked upon a number of educational, humanitarian and research projects. BIRF published its magnum opus What Quran Says: A Modern Reconstruction in 2009, which is written by Syed Muhammad Waqas. Moreover, BBC Urdu national bestseller (2010) was the book 21 December 2012: Kaa’inat Qiyaamat Ki Dehleez Par? written by BIRF General Secretary Sahibzada Abdur Rasheed and published in January 2010.

Recent research work published at WORDLDCOMP – The 2011 Word Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing Las Vegas, Nevada, USA under the title Formal Modeling of Navigation System of Autonomous Mobile Robots Using Graphs, Automata and Z which is written by Javed Iqbal. He Also presented the presentation at 10th international Pure Mathematics Conference 2009, under the title Navigation of Mobile Robot Population Using Automata Integrated with Formal Methods.

Recently research work accepted in 12th international pure mathematical conference (QAU Islamabad) and also presented by young Ph.D. scholar Mr. Naeem Saleem. The topic of the his research paper was On the critical group of the family of C_m V P_2, in his paper he

neralized the noddle curves and also find a way of critical group associated with graphs.
Other Mandi Bahauddin-based organizations of note include Farabi Foundation (FF), Daa’im Iqbal Academy, Lasani Educational Society and Sarbuland Society of Pakistan. Sarbuland Society of Pakistan boasts a nationwide network of free medical services (Homeopathy) with its headquarter at Khursheed Memorial Homeopathic Medical College at King Road, Mandi Bahauddin

Climate in Mandi Bahauddin

This district has a moderate climate, hot in summer and cold in winter. During the peak of summer, the temperature may rise to 45 °C during the day, but in the winter months the minimum temperature may fall below 2 °C. The average rainfall in the district is 50 mm

Location of Mandi Bahauddin

Mandi Bahauddin city is situated some 50 km from the M2 – Motorway of Pakistan. The city enjoys all four seasons although the climate is very hot in summer and cold in winter. During the months of June and July, the day temperature mounts up to 45 degree Celsius. The winter months are, however, relatively pleasant and the temperature rarely falls below 5 degree Celsius. The average rainfall in the district is 700 mm

About Mandi Bahauddin

Mandi Bahauddin abbreviated as M.B.DIN is the capital of Mandi Bahauddin District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The town is some 220 metres above the sea level and is situated in upper Punjab, between the rivers Jhelum (north 12 km) and Chenab (south 39 km). Mandi Bahauddin city is situated some 50 km from the M2 – Motorway of Pakistan. The city enjoys all four seasons although the climate is very hot in summer and cold in winter. During the months of June and July, the day temperature mounts up to 45 degree Celsius
The winter months are, however, relatively pleasant and the temperature rarely falls below 5 degree Celsius. The average rainfall in the district is 700 mm. Main localities (Mohallah) of the city are Mohallah Kot Ahmad Shah, Munshi Mohallah, School Mohallah, Gurah Mohallah, Mughalpura, Malikabad, Sufipura, Shafqatabad, Wapda Town and Ward No. 5 (Panch Ward). It contain a population of 427000

History of Mandi Bahauddin

In 1506 C.E. Chief Bahauddin, Sufi Sahib, established a settlement namely Pindi Bahauddin in the north-eastern corner of the region known as “Gondal Bar”, after his immigration from Pindi Shah Jahanian to this area. The settlement soon became a center of intense commercial activity, hence named afterwards by the merchants as “Mandi Bahauddin”, the Market of Bahauddin. The Urdu word “Mandi” implies “marketplace”. The proto-city was later on fortified with 9 main doorways to guard against foreign invasions. The wall intact today was completed in 1946.
However, the
recorded history of Mandi Bahauddin goes back to the era before Christ, connecting the region with the historic figure of Alexander the Great. Some 8 km northwest of the modern-day Mandi Bahauddin town, near the plain of village Khiwa on the southern bank of Jhelum River (Greek Hydaspes), the battle Battle of the Hydaspes River was fought between Raja Porus (Sanskrit Paurava) and Alexander. This historic battle of Hydaspes River, which Indian sources refer to as the “Battle of Jhelum”, took place in 326 BCE. The kingdom of Raja Porus was situated in the northern Punjab of modern Pakistan. This battle proved the last major fight of Alexander’s career, for the Macedonians, after being put up a fierce resistance by Porus’ soldiery and having heard of a massive 4,000 elephant force mustered by eastern kingdoms, refused to march further east i.e. Ganges Plains.
After the battle, Alexander laid down the foundations of three cities in the modern-day Mandi Bahauddin district: “Nicaea” (Victory), near modern-day Mong, “Bucephalus”, after his horse’s name at the site of modern-day Phalia, and “Helena”, after the famous Greek legend of Helen of Troy. Further south in what is today Wazirabad, the cutlery industry has its unique honour to have sharpened and prepared the swords of this great invader.

In 997 CE, Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi, took over the Ghaznavid dynasty empire established by his father, Sultan Sebuktegin, In 1005 he conquered the Shahis in Kabul in 1005, and followed it by the conquests of Punjab region. The Delhi Sultanate and later Mughal Empire ruled the region. The Punjab region became predominantly Muslim due to missionary Sufi saints whose dargahs dot the landscape of Punjab region.

Another historic battle of Mandi Bahauddin was fought in 1739–40 near the modern traffic site of “Satt Sira”. Although
no concrete historical record is available for the Battle of Satt Sira, this battle has come down in oral traditions as a legendary tale of valor and bravery. Reportedly, the Alliance of the 3-Sohawa villages (Sohawa Dillo Ana, Sohawa Bolani, Sohawa Jamlani) put up fierce resistance to one of the main contingents of Persian Army led by Nader Shah. Nader Shah was not present in person with the contingent, which had stationed near Satt Sira. The Sohawa Alliance, under the generalship of legendary figure Dillo khan gondal, managed to defeat and divert the pressure of Nader Shah’s formidable force, which soon afterwards sacked Delhi. On this redemption, some anonymous local Marasi poet of the day spoke up:
The combat between Dillo and the victor of Delhi (took place),

The one from the lineage of Lion (Dillo) came out victorious.

Mandi Bahauddin came under British rule in the nineteenth century. The city is only 34 km southwest of Chillianwala, the site of the famous Battle of Chillianwala/The Second Sikh War, fought between the British East India Company and the Khalsa Sikh Army. The British commander in the battle was General Sir Hugh Gough, who was later on replaced with General Charles James Napier. The city fell to the British in 1849 as the Sikhs were defeated in this decisive combat and the whole Sikh kingdom, consisting of modern Punjab and Khyber Pakhtoonkha provinces, was annexed to the British East India Company same year.

The population grew considerably in the early 20th century near the old village site [Chak No. 51], where Sikh, Hindu and Muslim businessmen and landowners came to settle. The town was named Mandi Bahauddin after the establishment of a grain market in the area (Mandi means “market” in Urdu). During the British rule, in 1916, the Pindi Bahauddin Railway station was built to connect the town with other major cities via Lala Musa Railway Junction. It was a time when the British
re building railway tracks across the Subcontinent and introducing modern and essential public-use equipments in their best interest. The Railway System was introduced and laid down to defend their Empire from the North. Partly due to the reason quoted above and partly due to its geographical position, it was called North-Western Railway (NWR).
Chak Bandi was founded by Sir Malcum Heley and approximately 51 Chaks were settled and notified. In these 51 Chaks, the land was awarded to the people who were loyal to the British Empire and had worked for the British interests. Chak 51 became the centre of this newly established town. The map of this Chak was made by John Alam. A famous grain market was set up in the center of the Chak. Soon afterwards, Chak No. 51 was called Mandi-Bahauddin. In 1920 this name was notified. In 1924 Pindi-Bahauddin Railway station was also notified the above mentioned name. In 1937 when Mandi-Bahauddin was town, it was given the status of a town committee. In 1941, the town was given the status of a Municipal Committee. In the master plan for the reconstruction of the town, in 1923, all of the streets and roads were laid straight and wide. In 1946, nine gates and a fortification wall surrounding the whole town, belated due to riots, was completed.

The predominantly Muslim population supported Muslim League and Pakistan Movement. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, the minority Hindus and Sikhs migrated to India while the Muslims refugees from India settled down in the Mandi Bahauddin District. In 1960, the city was given the status of Sub-Division in District Gujrat.

In 1963, the Rasul Barrage and Rasul-Qadirabad Link Canal project under the Indus Basin Irrigation Project started. The project was managed by WAPDA, and a large colony for government employees and foreign contractors was constructed 2 kilometers north of Mandi Bahauddin city. This project was completed
n 1968 by Engineer Riazur Rahman Shariff as the Project Director. This project brought Mandi Bahauddin into limelight and helped the city grow commercially.
In 1993, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, then Chief Minister of Punjab, announced and notified Mandi Bahauddin city as the District H.Q. of the new district of Mandi Bahauddin.

The Tehsil headquarters towns of Phalia and Malikwal are 22.5 and 28.5 kilometers from Mandi Bahauddin, respectively

Bara Dari Mandi Bahauddin

سردار گور مکھ سنگھ لامبہ جو سکھ فوج کا جرنیل تھا فوجی خدمت کے بدلے منڈی بہاوالدین کے علاقہ لالا پنڈی کوٹ ستار چک بساوا اور موجودہ بارہ دری کی جاگیر الاٹ ھوئی۔سردار گور مکھ سنگھ کے ایک بیٹے کا نام گیان سنگھ تھا۔

جس نے اس جگہ بارہ دری کے نام سے ایک خوبصورت عمارت بنوائی جو یہ گاوں بارہ دری نام سے مشہور ھوا۔گیان سنگھ کے دو بیٹے تھا سردار تارا سنگھ اور سردار ہری کریشن سنگھ یہ محل سردار ہری کریشن سنگھ نے 1925 میں بنوایا تھا جو بارہ دری کی شان ٹہرا۔اینگریوں کی جمعبندی میں گیان سنگھ نے گاوں نام اپنے باپ کے نام سے منسوب کیا۔۔

رکھ سردار گور مکھ سنگھ، مگر مشھور بارہ دری سے ہی ھوا۔یہ سردار اب انڈیا میں تیپلہ گاوں ضلع انبالہ ہریانہ میں بارہ دری والے سردار کے نام سے جانے جاتے ھیں۔

شکریہ

Mandi Bahauddin Transport Rent list (June 2020)

Consequent upon recent decreases in fuel prices and directions of Transport Department, Govt. of the Punjab, Lahore vide letter No. TAI-2020/162 Dated: 17th May, 2020, Fares hereby reduced from the existing fares in District Mandi Bahauddin are as under

 

Rent list of AC PSV Transport Routes

Mandi Bahauddin Transport Rent (AC PSV)

Sr. No.RoutePrevious Fare (Rs.)Current Fare (20% reduced)
1Mandi Bahauddin to Lahore via Motorway (Daewoo)550450
2Mandi Bahauddin to Lahore via Gujrat (Hiace)450370
3Mandi Bahauddin to Faisalabad (Coaster)450380
4Mandi Bahauddin to Gujranwala (Coaster)220180
5Mandi Bahauddin to Rawalpindi via Jehlum (Hiace)430350
6Mandi Bahauddin to Sargodha (Hiace)250210
Mandi Bahauddin local Transport rent (AC PSV)

 

Rent list of Non AC PSV Transport Routes

Transport Rent (None AC PSV)

Sr. No.RoutePrevious Fare as per (0.93 paisa per KM Rs.)Current Reduced Fare as per (0.78 paisa per KM Rs)
1Mandi Bahauddin to Lahore Via Gujrat186.93156.78
2Mandi Bahauddin to Gujranwala via Qadirabad Barrage97.6581.9
3Mandi Bahauddin to Gujranwala via Gujrat114.3995.94
4Mandi Bahauddin to Gujrat68.8257.72
5Mandi Bahauddin to Sialkot via Wazirabad129.27108.42
6Mandi Bahauddin to Rawalpindi via Jehlum170.19142.74
7Mandi Bahauddin to Sargodha via Malakwal137.64115.44
8Mandi Bahauddin to Sargodha via Head Faqerian128.34107.64
9Mandi Bahauddin to Pind Dadan Khan58.5949.14
10Mandi Bahauddin to Tahli Adda69.7558.5
11Mandi Bahauddin to Hafizabad via Qadirabad Barrage82.7769.42
12Mandi Bahauddin to Kharian via Dinga49.2941.34
Mandi Bahauddin Local Transport Rent (None AC PSV)

 

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