Barapind

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Barapind
بڑا پنڈ

Old Name : Bara Pind Lohtian
Barapindبڑا پنڈ is located in Pakistan
Barapindبڑا پنڈ

Barapind
بڑا پنڈ
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°20′47″N 74°59′8″E / 32.34639°N 74.98556°E / 32.34639; 74.98556Coordinates: 32°20′47″N 74°59′8″E / 32.34639°N 74.98556°E / 32.34639; 74.98556
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Narowal
Tehsil Zafarwal
Union Council Darman
Government
 • General Councilors Ameen Ullah Khan, Abdul Nabi
Population
 • Religion Islam
 • Languages Punjabi, Urdu
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) +6 (UTC)
Postal code span 51800
Area code(s) 0542

Barapind, or Bara Pind (Punjabi, Urdu: بڑا پنڈ ‎), is a village of Zafarwal Tehsil, Narowal District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located in the northeastern corner of Punjab and is geographically situated at 75E and 32N.

Battle of Barapind or the Battle of Basantar (December 4–16, 1971) was one of the vital battles fought in this village as part of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 in the eastern sector of Pakistan.[1] Before the partition of India in 1947, its name was Bara Pind Lohtian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Armoured Corps". Pakistanarmy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2012-02-08.