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Village Thatti Bawa is located in District Mandi Bahauddin. It is away from District Mandi Bahauddin upto 20 KM and 8 KM from Tehsil Phalia.
Neighbouring villages of Thatti Bawa are Maken, Laidhar, Bohut, Phalia City, etc.
It is not a very big village only about 50 houses are in it and about 300 peoples live in them. All the population of the village is muslim among them all are SUNNY
Major casts of the village are
9. Lohaar etc…..
Important personalities of the village are as follows:
1. Muhammad Anar Tarar s/o Sher Muhammad
2. Muhammad sharif Maken s/o Sultan Ahmed (Numberdar)
3. Gulam Muhammad Ghumman
4. Sufi Muhammad Khan Tarar s/o Sher Muhammad
5. Haji Nazir Ahmed Tarar s/o Sher Muhammad
7. Muhammad Azam Ranjha S/O Ahmed Khan Ranjha
8. Muhammad Akram s/o Haji Nazir Ahmed (Italy)
9. Muhammad Ikraam s/o Sultan Ahmed (France) Ranjha S/O Malkah Ranjha
10.MOHAMMAD IQBAL MAKEN S/O IMMAM DIN ,,GREECE
11.KHURRAM SHAHZAD S/O MAKEN
12.MOHAMMAD BILAL S/O MOHAMMAD IQBAL MAKEN GREECE,
And among new generation
Means Of Earning
Majority of the peoples earn their livelihood through agriculture. Few peoples are in Government services and among them most are in WAPDA and ARMY. Now there is trend among the youth to go abroad thatâ€™s why many peoples of the village are found in France,Spain, Greece, Itlay, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia, Muscat etc. in search of their earning.
Way of living
Peoples of the village live a simple life. They have very friendly behavior. Peoples are very much hostile, peaceful and sincere. Except few black sheeps vulgarity is an uncommon thing. People of the village go to their lands to care their cattles and crops and come back in the evening so they have a very busy life.Young boys play Cricket,Volly Ball or play cards in their extra time. Peoples of the village remains careful about fight and misbehavior because if any body do a little mistake other party persons quickly report to the police at THANA PHALIA.
Bazars And Markets
No Bazars or Markets are present in the village only four General stores (Karyana shops) are present which provide commodities of daily use. Peoples have to go Phalia for major shopping and to Mandibhauddin for minor shopping.
There are only one mosque in the village Mosque name is Shahjehan Jamia Masjid, There is two Rest House’s & no Any Shrines in the Village.
Schools and Education
Literacy rate of the village is much better. Almost every child of the village goes to school. There are three shools in the village:
Â· Govt.Primary School for Boys.
Â· Govt.Community Model School.fot Girls
Highly Qualified Persons
Although the literacy rate is good but only few persons are Master degree holders among them:
Â· Riaz Ahmed (MSC Math Head Master Govt Islamia Millat High School Madhrey Rattowal.
Â· Muhammad Aslam s/o Haji Nazir Ahmed (Q.S Italy)
Â· Muhammad Akbar s/o Mirza Khan (Punjab Police ASI)
Â· Tanvir Azam, M.Sc. Stat. London , UK
Â· Muhammad Aslam s/o Haji Nazir Ahmed Tarar (Itaky)
- MUHAMMAD IQBAL ,S/O IMMAM DIN ,.,, GREECE,,,,PUNJAB POLICE
- RIAZ AHMED MAKEN S/O HAJI AHMED PUNJAB POLICE ,,ISLAMABAD,,
- MOHAMMAD BILAL S/O MAKEN GR (BCS)
There is no hospital in the village no one clinic is also in the Village.
Village is located almost 0.5 KM towards north from Phalia. People of the village travel on Buses,Vans from Laidher Bus Stop. Motor Cycles and Cycles are very common in the village which are used to go towards their lands or near by areas.
In the village Television, Radio, Tape Recorder, PTCL Phones and Mobile Phones with services of all the Telecom companies are present in almost every house. Few homes in the village also possess COMPUTERS in them very rare people use internet.
Flora and Fauna
As the area is very productive both animals and plants love to stay here.
Domestic animals of the village are
1. Buffalos (bhainsein)
2. Cows and Bulls (gaey aur bael)
3. Sheeps (bhairain)
4. Goats (bakrian)
5. Horses (ghoray)
6. Donkeys (gadhay)
7. Dogs (kutay)
8. Cats (Bilian)
9. Hens (murgean)
12. Fishes (in forms)
13. Ducks (batkhain)
As the land of the villagers is 1 to 2 Km from the village and it is very much close to RIVER JEHLUM therefore a lot of area is available for wild animals.Wild animals found in the villagers land are:
1. Jackals (geedarr)
2. Snakes (saanp)
3. Pigs (sours)
4. Wild Cats (jangly billay)
5. Fishes of many types
6. Tortoises (kachhway)
7. Parrots (totay)
8. Sparrows and Finches (chirian)
9. Sea Gulls (baglay)
10.Wild Ducks (murgabian)
Village land is very much fertile, availability of water is enough although soil not suitable for GYMNOSPERMS and FERNS but ANGIOSPERMS are very much common in the village which include both ornamental and wild. Important plant of the village are as under:
1. Acacia species (kikar)
2. Dalbergia sisso (tahli)
3. Rosa indica (gulab)
4. Orange species (maltay aur methhay)
5. Guava (amrood)
6. Mangoes (aam)
7. Gomi (dhraik)
8. Bamboo (Baance)
Crops of the village
Land of this village is very fertile almost every crop of the world can be grown here.People use peter engins for irrigation purposes. Major crops of the village are
1. Wheat (gandam)
2. Rice (chawal)
3. Corn (mukai)
4. Potato (aalo)
5. Barley (jao)
6. Sugar Cane (kamad)
7. Sweet Pea (mator)
8. Chicken Pea (chana)
9. All Vegetables etc.
Crime rate in the Village
As it is already mentioned that most of the reports in Thana Phalia belong to this village in which most are to pull legs or arms of the opposing party but the steeling of cattles is an important problem faced by villagers especialy JUTT families such Thieves does not belong to this village but to nearby villages whom names are not good to mention, in this village few black sheeps in young generation are also going on wrong path.
1. Gais Problum
2. Dust Probulm
3. Roads Problum
4. There is No Hosipital or Any Doctor in the Village also……
GOD BLESS THIS VILLAGE(Ameen)
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