Barapind

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Barapind
بڑا پنڈ

Old Name : Bara Pind Lohtian
Barapindبڑا پنڈ is located in Pakistan
Barapindبڑا پنڈ

Barapind
بڑا پنڈ
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°20′47″N 74°59′8″E / 32.34639°N 74.98556°E / 32.34639; 74.98556Coordinates: 32°20′47″N 74°59′8″E / 32.34639°N 74.98556°E / 32.34639; 74.98556
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Narowal
Tehsil Zafarwal
Union Council Darman
Government
 • General Councilors Ameen Ullah Khan, Abdul Nabi
Population
 • Religion Islam
 • Languages Punjabi, Urdu
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) +6 (UTC)
Postal code span 51800
Area code(s) 0542

Barapind, or Bara Pind (Punjabi, Urdu: بڑا پنڈ ‎), is a village of Zafarwal Tehsil, Narowal District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located in the northeastern corner of Punjab and is geographically situated at 75E and 32N.

History[edit]

The Battle of Barapind or the Battle of Basantar (December 4–16, 1971) was one of the vital battles fought in this village as part of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 in the eastern sector of Pakistan.[1] Before the partition of India in 1947, its name was Bara Pind Lohtian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Armoured Corps". Pakistanarmy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2012-02-08.