Budhial

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Budhial
Budhial is located in Pakistan
Budhial
Budhial
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°59′0″N 72°11′0″E / 32.98333°N 72.18333°E / 32.98333; 72.18333Coordinates: 32°59′0″N 72°11′0″E / 32.98333°N 72.18333°E / 32.98333; 72.18333
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Chakwal District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) +5 (UTC)

Budhial is a village and union council of Chakwal District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan.[1] Budhial village is located about 25 kilometres from Talagang.[2]

A book named Tareekh-e-Budhial (History of Budhial) has been written by Late Muhammad Ghaus on the history of village Budhial and the different clans of the Awans living in it. Other villages near Budhial are Patwali, Singwala, Misrial and Tamman. Budhial has a high school for boys, a high school for girls, a madrassah for boys and a madrassah for girls where girls and boys from Budhial and nearby villages are getting education.

Sports played in Budhial include Cricket and Shooting Ball (a local variant of volleyball). The landscape of Budhial is really beautiful and a stream flows near the village which is known as Ankar. Ankar once used to be a useful water resource but with the advent and introduction of technology, it is not used for this purpose anymore.

There is a mausoleum of Bibi Rabia near main graveyard of Budhial. Bibi Rabia is very famous Wali (Sufi). People from village and nearby villages visit her mausoleum daily. Village also has post office, basic health center & veterinary hospital.

The village is the hometown of Captain Muhammad Nawaz two times Asian Champion in javelin throw and A Pride of Performance Award Winner. A gate of Liaquat Gymnasium Islamabad has been named after him as Nawaz Gate.

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