|This article needs additional citations for verification. (January 2014)|
|Roda Thal, Punjab|
|Village and union council|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
Roda is a village and one of the 51 Union Councils of Khushab District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Khushab Tehsil and is located at 32°4'26N 72°5'60E lying to the southwest of Khushab City.
The area around Roda was settled during the time of Ranjit Singh in the early decades of the nineteenth century. The village was originally called Moza Joyia. There was fighting around Sahiwal, Jhang and other areas between Ranjit Singh and Rae Ahmed Khan Kharal and Moza Joyia was destroyed. This happend when ranjit singh marched in this area in 1821
Roda's geography is mixture of flat land and desert sand dunes. Daytime temperatures can be very hot. Farmed crops include grow chikpeas, wheat, guar, goats, and sheep.
Roda's economy relies primarily on agriculture and government employment.
Roda supports a government degree college, two high schools for boys and girls, several primary education institutes, and some private institutions.
- "Roda, Pakistan Page". Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- Tareekh e Punjab by Saeed Muhammad Lateef published by Takhleeqat lahore
- Ranjit Singh by Nrindra Krishna Sinha, third edition: 1951, Modern India Press, Calcutta
|This article about a location in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|