Bukkan village is in tehsil Malakwal, distt Mandi bahauddin. It is situated at M.B.Din–Sargodha road. It is 25km from mbdin in south-west and round about 23 km from malakwal in south east. Its a big town. The union council of bukkan is goharr. First distt. Nazim Nazar Muhammad Gondal and Maj. Rtd. Zulfiqar Ali Gondal sitting MNA they are also originally belong to Village Bukkan. 35% young generation now is now abroad, especially in europe. Most people are economically well settled. Land is very fertile because of 3- canals that pass near Bukkan. When the people who live in Chacks like 32, 33 and in Karariwala around Bukken migrated, they covered a lot of part of bukkan,s land. Elders of the village tell that at the time of partition there were a lot of rich KHATRYs settled in this village then they migrated to india. The population of my village is round about 10,000.The literacy rate is average. Bukkan is basically a agricultural area.There are three water canals in the west of village.Where ,the people go for morning walk and to take bath.
History of Abbas High School Bukkan
Mr. ABBAS GONDAL was martyred in 1972 in Liaqat abad in Mr Bhutto,s session then the ex-governer of punjab Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar came to Bukkan and he asked the family of Abbas Gondal for reward then Ch. Shaan Muhammad (late) ex. councler requested to Mr. governer that if u wana help us then we need high school and electricity and one bricks road for our people of village that links bukkan to main GT-Road Mandi -Sargodha. Thats how its name is GOVT ABBAS HIGH SCHOOL BUKKAN. Mr abbas,s father name is sai muhammad gondal as mentioned in list of social personalities of the village.
Nature of the people of the Village
The people of the village are moderate and very hospitable. Also the people of my village are religous,very respectable,honest and peaceful.
Source of Income
Most of the people of the village are agriculturist. Some are in government services and some are abroad in gulf states, USA and Europe.
Schools and Colleges in the village:
- Govt abbas high school bukkan . which is situated at main mandi-sargodha road.
- Govt. Primary School for boys situated in the west of village near to Canal.
- Another Govt. Primary School for boys Tariq abad (Daira Maadde-ka) in south of village
- Govt. Girls Middle School
- There are also some private schools in the village
- Madrassa Jamia Usmania Fakhralaloom Bukkan near main road.
The administrator of the Madrassa is Qari Tanveer Ahmed Usmani, a very respectable personality in the village and working hard for the betterment of the village and area.
Highly Qualified Personalities of the Village
- Muneer Ahmad. Officer Habib Bank Ltd.Gojra.
- Shoaib Ahmed Ghaigha .BA .LLB.Advocate Malakwal Bar
- Colonal Ahmed Yar Bhatti Pakistan Ranjors
- Gulam Nabi Sahib. Nazim. Dawat-e Islami. MBDin
- Khurram Shahzad Gondal (Italy) post graduate diploma in hotel management from ihtti school of hotel management, neuchatel switzerland
Social Personalities of the Village گاؤں کی فلاعی شخصيات
- Ch. Shaan Muhammad (late) ex.councler
- Ch. Sultan Bahoo. (late) ex.councler
- Muhammad Hussain Salabat ka. chairmain Azad express.
- Baba Sai Muhammad Gondal. (late).
- Ch. Mohammad Shoaib Gondal
- Ch. Sajjad Haider Chand Gondal
- Ch. Gulam Ali Boola. ( late).
- Ch. Muhammad Akhter .
- Qari Tanveer Ahmad Usmani. (Jamia Usmania Fakhrqalaloom)
- Mushtaq Ahmed Salabat ka .Manager Azad express.
Main Crops گاؤں کی اہمفصليں
- Sugar Cane
- Potatoes and All other Vegetables
Nearest Villages گاؤں کے قريبی ديھات
- Chak 33( khassa)
- Chak 16 (kararriwala)
Main Castes in Village
- Rajput, Janjuha, Bhatti, Tarkhan, Muajjur, Muslim Sheikh
Mazzars (Shrines) in Village:
- Masoom Shah
- Shah Kushaal
Nearby Parks, canals and Jungles
There is a jungle, 15 km in the west of Bukkan ,named as Mona depot jungle. Mona depot is the biggest depot of Army in our area,where a lot of horses and Khachars are available . Its area is 25 square km . There is also small Canal in the west of the village where people of my village go every morning for morning walk.