Dak Ismail Khel
Dak Ismail Khel is a village in Nowshera District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is surrounded by other small villages i.e. Chapri, Saleh Khana, Spin Khak, Jaroba and Jalozai. Dak Ismail Khel is the largest village with respect to both area and population in the region. Villages named Chapri, Spinkhak and Jaroba are originated from village Dak Ismail Khel.
The main inhabitants are Ismailkhel-Khattak. The khattak tribe then divided into two major Khels i.e. Ghabikhel and Stunikhel . The Ghabikhel has further split into Malakmiri, Matakhel, Niknamkhel, Shamikhel(Mian Khel)then Mian khel are spread in the shapes of Mohhalas at different parts of Dak Ismail Khell. The Stunikhel Khattak includes Abbaskhel, Nathukhel, Shaheenkhel and Bhurikhel. These two main inhabitants (khels) are also living in Chapri, Spinkhak and Jaroba villages and named differently in these villages. All area of Dak Imail Khell and in surroundings area are called Khattak Namma and 100 percent Khattak tribe living there.Dak Ismail Khel situated at around mountains 14 KM from GT road and in between Cherat and Pabbi station,of district. Nowshera,KPK. Dak ismail khel developing day by day every kind of facilities which are available in town or cities are there. such like High schools,Banks,Markets,Public and Private schools,Mobile towers,Asphaltic Carpeted road,Pure water,Girls high school,Enough transportation around a clock,Sui Northen Gas,PTCL,light etc.
Being located in the semi-arid to arid zone, the people are less dependent on agriculture and doing their own business, public/private services and jobs/services abroad. Dak Ismail Khel has produced notable personalities in different fields such as mysticism, military, engineering as well as Pashto literature including Shaikh Babar Baba RH (Neeka Sahib), Pir saib Rehmat Kareem RH,General (R) Alam Khattak federal secretary defence Dr. Raj Wali Shah Khattak (TI). Lieutenant General(r) Alam Khattak. Maj .(r) Walayat Shah Khattak, LT Col Rifat ullah khan, Col.(r) Ashiq Shah(L), Extra Assistant Commissioner Mian Hafeez ur Rehman(L), Col(r) Jehanzeb Mubarak Khattak, Col(r) Marwat Khan, Major General Saad, Brgd.Hasan Jalil, Brgd Rahmat Ali, Col. Dr. Sirfaraz shah,Col Goher Ali(R), Col.Kamran Saadat, Brig r Abrar khattak, Col Mussa. Col. Mobeen, Dr. Shafeeq, Dr.Rabnawz, Dr. Muhammad Alam Khattak, Dr Asghar ullah khan,Dr. Abid Haleem, Dr. Shabir, Dr. ShahNawaz, Dr. Akeel,Dr.Sajjid Anwer, Dr Yar M Maghmoom,Dr.Sajid khan, Engr.(r) Fazali-Huda (DJM PTCL), Engr. Jarga Masheeran ,Engr.Kalim khan, Zulfiqar Haji, Naeem khan Khattak(Audit officer, CAA),Engr.Azeem Ullah, Irshad Rehman, Ishtiyaq Khattak, Shahid Ali, Masaood Khattak, etc. political figures like Amir aba (Chairman Sb(L)), Iqbal Hussain Khattak(Ex-Provincial Minister), Haji Ishaq khattak (Ex-District Chairman),Tariq Khattak (Ex Chairman of Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources) and current MPA Khaleeq Ur Rehman khattak and the Shaheed of nation Lutf UR Rahman Khattak Shaheed(Nazim saib). In young generation,PTI Education Forum President Majid khan, Engineer Yahya Wali Khattak, Dr. Danish, Major Rishteen Khattak,Major Nabeel khattak, Sqn Ldr.Kashif Jibran Khalil (GDP)PAF,Mian Wajid Ullah, Major Mubeen Khattak, Captain Adnan etc. The other silent heros, may not be famous, but have done significat role are Baghchu Ka ,Musarat salar Khattak, Bashar Ka KACHALONO WALA, Akhtaro (Abbas Khel), Fazal Ahmad Mullah,Jaleel Ka SHAHEED, Zareen Ka GUNGAO WOLA, Pir Abdul Khaliq ILANONO WALA, , Ombara Khan Ustad, Nawab Kaka, Wadali Ka, Mameer Ka Kababi, Kameen Gul Ka, Qamar Zaman Ustad, Ayupi Ustad,, Hadu ka ( Mochi), Jabru Ma ( Bus wala), Tota Gul Ka, Gul Pashan Ka, Qismati Ka, Nawab Gul Ka ( who sacrificed his limb in an experiment), Khan Baoo, Daim Sabzi Wala, Qaim and Abad Dokandar for their unseen, unheard and unsung contributions.