Hadwala Gujaran

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Hadwala Gujaran
Hadwala Gujaran is located in Pakistan
Hadwala Gujaran
Hadwala Gujaran
Coordinates: 33°16′N 73°10′E / 33.26°N 73.17°E / 33.26; 73.17Coordinates: 33°16′N 73°10′E / 33.26°N 73.17°E / 33.26; 73.17
Country  Pakistan
Province Template:Country data rawalpindi
Elevation 524 m (1,719 ft)
Population
 • Total 1,100
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Hadwala Gujaran is a village in the Islamabad Capital Territory of Pakistan. It is located at 33° 26' 35N 73° 17' 45E with an altitude of 524 metres (1722 feet).[1]

Etymology[edit]

Hadwala is composed of two words from Pothwari/Punjabi language; had means "half" and wala means "owner", so Hadwala means "owner of half". This name was given because the head of this village who belonged to Gujjar tribe owned half the lands of the area around this village in Union Council Bishandot. The major population of the village consists of Gujar tribe.

This village although located in a very remote area about 5 km away from main road (nearest is kallar syedan road) with a difficult situation to live which have been improved in recent years but the quality of education the people have is remarkable.

Politics[edit]

Hadwala Gujaran is situated in provincial constituency of Punjab (PP5) and NA 52 is the constituency for national assembly. Muslim League(N) has strong hold on these constituencies but Paksitan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) is also emerging as new party which will give tough time might be in elections of 2018. PTI is very famous in young generation of the area. Hadwala gujaran is situated in District Rawalpindi, tehsil Kallar Syedan and Union council Bishandot.

Surroundings[edit]

Chowk Pindori, Sagri and Kallar Syedan are the nearest towns. Rawat is also nearby town to reach GT road. Mankiala Joor Road is also easy joining point if someone has to travel towards Gujar Khan. Bhatta, Aziz Pur Gujaran, Mohra Najar, Arazi Khas, Roopar and Bishandot are the nearby villages.

Notable Personalities[edit]

Ch Manzoor Hussain Gujjar (Only elected member of UC Bishandot from the village)

Dr Sajjad Karamat (Late) (Computational chemist PhD)

Major Ajaib Hussain (Late) (army officer)

Major Jahnzeeb

Qazi Hammad Yasir (Headmaster high School)

Ch Ejaz Hussain Gujjar. LLB. (contested for national assembly (NA 52) in 2013 elections, notable lawyer)

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