Wagh

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Wagh
A village in Tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, District Jhelum in Pakistan
Country  Pakistan
Province Tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, District Jhelum, Punjab
Population
 • Estimate () 7,000 (approx)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Telephone Calling Code 0544
A village in Tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, District Jhelum of Pakistan
Nala Banha (rain dependent river) toward west of village Wagh, Tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, District Jhelum, Pakistan
Tehsil-wise Map of District Jhelum

Wagh or Waghh (Urdu: وگھ‎) is an ancient village located about 10 kilometers towards north of the camp of Alexander the Great on the bank of Jhelum River near Jalalpur Sharif, in Tehsil Pind Dadan Khan of District Jhelum in Pakistan.[1] It is situated in a valley surrounded by foothills of Salt Range from northern, eastern and southern sides and a rain dependent river Nala Banha towards its west, nearly 45 kilometres towards East of Khewra Salt Mines and falls within the jurisdiction of the police station and Union Council at Jalalpur Sharif.

Means of communication[edit]

The village is connected with Jhelum - Pind Dadan Khan road at Jalalpur Sharif through a 10 kilometres long Kacha Road passing through the heights of Salt Range and valleys with great scenic beauty around. The Kacha road passes by the villages of Nagyal, Muradan Wali and Chanadh, etc. The road supports the jeeps and light vehicles only. When the rainy season is off, the villagers also travel by jeeps and local buses passing through dry Nala Banha toward Pind Sawika wherefrom they touch the Pind Sawika - Darapur road which links with Jhelum - Pind Dadan Khan road at the village Darapur.But Now Have A good Road From Jalal Pur Sharif To Wagh

Livelihood[edit]

Majority of village dwellers in Wagh earn their livelihood through rain dependent arid agriculture and cattle grazing, etc. Almost 99 percent people prefer to get their children inducted in Armed forces of Pakistan after completion of their education.

Municipal services[edit]

A Basic Health Unit was established in the village in 1988. The village was provided with electricity and land line telephone facility in 1992 whereafter water supply system was also provided. Captain muzammil janjua have played a major role in this service for better ness of villagers.

Education[edit]

Following educational institutions are available in the village.

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 32°44′N 73°24′E / 32.733°N 73.400°E / 32.733; 73.400