Kahna Nau

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Kahna Nau is a sub-urban town of Lahore District on Ferozepur Road 5 km away from Lahore city.[1] in Punjab.

Main downtown Kahna Nau is situated at 23 kilometer Ferozepur Road which is within the Tehsil Cantt District Lahore. It falls under National Assembly constituency NA 129.

History[edit]

The exact history of this town is not known, however it is estimated from some government archives dating to British era that a check post existed here between the cities of Lahore and Kasur. According to one oral tradition the names comes from the word "kahina" meaning a witch or a female magician with supernatural powers. Railway station is named as Kahna Kachha with addition of Kachha coming from a smaller village three four kilometers from main downtown where train station is actually located. Kahna Nau was traditionally a rural town with majority of people linked to agriculture however the past two decades it changed considerably with population explosion in Lahore. Now it is incongruent with buildings and settlements along Ferozpur road all the way to main Lahore. A vast majority of people is linked with business services and trade.

Kahna Kachha Railway Station[edit]

Kahna Kacha railway station is a busy railway station located in Kahna Nau. It is one of the sub-urban stations of the city which are served by commuter trains of Lahore. A large number of commuters use this station to get access to the city of Lahore.

Contiguous Neighborhoods[edit]

Union Council Gujjumata on North, Union Council Kahna Kuhna on South

Hospitals: 1- Rural Health Center Kahna Nau located on main Ferozpur Road, 2- Hamza Surgical Hospital located on Kachha Road, 3- Areeb Hospital located on main Ferozpur Road Lahore Prominent Organizations: Al-Shaoor Forum & Library-publishes a booklet semi-annually and holds dialogue on different social and socio-religious issues. Prominent Business: Multi Care Computer Company is giving various services in the field of computer and IT.

References[edit]

  1. ^ location on map. wikimapia.org

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Coordinates: 31°22′N 74°22′E / 31.367°N 74.367°E / 31.367; 74.367