Jhantla

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Jhantla
Village
Jhantla
Jhantla is located in India
Jhantla
Jhantla
Coordinates: 32°50′N 73°57′E / 32.833°N 73.950°E / 32.833; 73.950Coordinates: 32°50′N 73°57′E / 32.833°N 73.950°E / 32.833; 73.950
Country  Pakistan
Province Gujrat Pakistan
Area
 • Total 2.75 km2 (1.06 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (1998)100% Suni uslims
 • Total 2,915
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Jhantla جھانٹلہ is a village in Tehsil Kharian of Gujrat District, Pakistan. It is located about 150 kilometers from Lahore, 17 kilometers from Kharian. Awan is the main tribe of Jhantla. You can see greenery all around the village throughout the year specially in the monsoon season. In the southwest of the village there is a small lush green hill which is used as graveyard of the village. Many people have donated their lands to increase the area of this graveyard. The name of the village is also derived from this hill JHAN TELA * where you have a hill*.

People are hardworking serving in Pakistan army and abraod. Famous people including Late Malik Karam Ellahi, Malik Khadim Awan, Col. Dr. Safdar Awan, Amjad Awan and business consultant Naveed Awan. Jhantla is known for its agricultural diversity, different crops including wheat. There is a primary school near the hill and kids have to travel few milles to go to high school in the nearby village.

Every year on 25 June people celebrate summer mela and go to three different shrines to pay their tribute to these holy men; one grave is almost 9 yards in length. Jhantla is basically a small village with a population of about 2000 people and area about 3 km in radius. Jhantla is surrounded by villages like Malka, Malagar, Manglia and Golrahashim.

Jhantla can be reached from Gulyana/ Manglia road or from Kharian road. People in Jhantla are mostly peace loving,require basic infrastructure in shape of proper roads, electercity in the streets and development work in order to avoid flood related problems in the moonsoon. But above all education is the area where it needs some improvement.