Chakri Vakilan

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Chakri Vakilan
Village
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab (Pakistan)
District Rawalpindi
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Chakri Vakilan (Urdu:چڪرى وكيلاں ) is a village in Gujar Khan Tehsil, Rawalpindi District, Pakistan. The village is about 6 miles (9.7 km) from Gujar Khan on the road to Daultala. The village contains the shrine of the Sufi saint Baba Sahib Subhan.
Bhatti Rajpoot, Gakhar Rajpoot, and Kalyal Rajpoot are the main castes living in the village.


Gulyana, Cheena, Mardyal, Patt, and Dhoke Khokar are a few villages located in the neighbourhood of Chakri Vakilan.

Etymology[edit]

The name Chakri comes from chakr or panchiat, meaning "circle sitting". Vakilan comes from Vakil, meaning "a man who helps someone in arguing his case". So together the words mean "a panchiat, or jury, of Lords".

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Coordinates: 33°11′N 73°16′E / 33.183°N 73.267°E / 33.183; 73.267