Mandani

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For the villages in Iran, see Mandani, Iran and Mandani, Gotvand.
Mandani
Town and union council
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Charsadda District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)



(as the name represents "Mun" which is the unit of mass equals 50 kilogram and "Dany" is taken from "Darai" unit of mass equals 5 kilogram.)is a town and union council in Charsadda District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.[1] Mandani is located at 34°20'46N 71°47'10E and has an altitude of 376 meters (1236 feet).


A myth: it is believed that a farmer sowed 50kg of seed of wheat in Manadin and it yielded only 5kg of grain. The name of the area is thus rooted in the concept of a barren land. In contrast Mandani actually has most fertile and prosperous union council of the District of Charsadda.

Early settler and Demography: In the beginning a few tribes of yousafzai and mohmand arrived and started development the arid non agricultural land. The most notable early settler was a yousafzai tribesman "maulana Fazal e Ahmed " known as Mavlavi of mandani.

Mavlavi of mandani was highly regarded due his social reforms, educational services and justice based leadership during the early stages of settlement.

Later on, different ethnic background tribes descended from adjoining areas of tribal agencies. Population is increased due to the fertile land and strategic location. The main bazaar, located in the center of adjuvant population, is unique with a rectangular shape and each side is links the village to tangi in west, charsadda via umerzai in the south , the ancient takht bhai in east and harichand in north. The main root joins peshawar to the northern part of KPK in shortest possible root .

Economy and occupation of the dwellers The town is known for agricultural products; sugar cane, tobacco, wheat, maize and all kind of vegetables. Some indigenous people have small simple shops, in contrast to to the other market stalls, run by non-indigenous people. The native mandani mass are peasants and lead simple lives on their farms.

Mandani has been a seat of local cultures and has been of great political importance. It contains about 6 private colleges and about eight(8) schools.

Hira Model High School Mandani is considered to be the best school in Mandani.

Mandani has been a center of the Hindu's empire since before the partition of Sub-Continent.

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Coordinates: 34°20′46″N 71°47′10″E / 34.34611°N 71.78611°E / 34.34611; 71.78611