Chak 86/6.R Sahiwal

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Chak 86/6.R is situated in the main Sahiwal city. Its actual name is "Rasool Abad". It is one of the largest populated village among all the villages in the Punjab, Pakistan. It was a well-planned village developed approximately before year 1900 during British rule. Now it has grown into an urban area with all facilities. 86/6-R is famous for its biggest "Wood Market" of Asia known as "Lakkar Mandi" and its also famous due to well-known religious personality of Sahiwal "Syed Mureed Hussain" commonly known as "Baba Mast(بابا مست)". This village was handed over to Maher Khar din (Lumber-dar) in 1930s by British local government. After that he invited families to live in this village and supported them as administrator. In the very beginning of the 1930s this village was divided into four blocks, and rest of the land was used for agriculture. Now this area is well populated and has different sub areas known as main village 86, Shad-man Town, Baba Must Colony and Bashir Colony. This village was upgraded first time as union council(UC) in General Pervez Musharraf's regime and Maher Riaz ul Haq was elected as first Nazim along with Mazhar Javaid as his Naib Nazim of UC 86/6.R after first election.