Chichawatni Tehsil

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Chichawatni Tehsil
تحصیل چیچہ وطنی
Tehsil
Scenic 'Jungle' in Tehsil Chichawatni
Scenic 'Jungle' in Tehsil Chichawatni
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Sahiwal District
Capital Chichawatni
Towns 5
Union councils 37
Government
 • Nazim ch Taufail Jutt
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Chichawatni (Urdu, Punjabi: تحصیل چیچہ وطنی) is a tehsil of Sahiwal District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The tehsil has an area of 1,602 km2[1] and is headquartered at the city of Chichawatni and is administratively subdivided into 37 Union Councils, three of which form the capital.[2]

The tehsils contains five towns, these are: Chichawatni, Kassowal, Ghaziabad, Iqbal Nagar, Chak:34/12-L, Chak:42/12-L, Chak:168/9-L, Chak:49/12-L. Developing the business of producing cosmetics locally.[3]


Notable people[edit]

  • Chaudhry Mohammad Tufail Jutt - MNA(NA-162)
  • Maulvi Abdul Latif Khalid Cheema
  • Rai Hassan Nawaz - MNA(NA-162)
  • Chaudhry Zahid Iqbal Araein - MNA
  • Chaudhry Arif Latif - Ex-Nazim
  • Chaudhry Haris Latif - Son of Chaudhry Arif Latif
  • Chaudhry Mansoor Hafeez - Nephew of Chaudhry Arif Latif
  • Begum Sarwat Imtiaz who took oath in 1959 as Lambardar of village Chak 43/12 L, Chichawatni, old District Montgomery (now Sahiwal), was the first ever female Lambardar in West Pakistan. Presently her daughter Begum Arshia Azhar is Lambardar of the said village. That was recognized as a milestone for women empowerment in Pakistan and the Muslim world. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.latlong.net/place/chichawatni-punjab-pakistan-7077.html, Location and co-ordinates of Chichawatni on latlong.net website, Retrieved 6 March 2017
  2. ^ http://www.worldatlas.com/as/pk/pb/where-is-chichawatni.html, Chichawatni Tehsil map and location on worldatlas.com website, Retrieved 6 March 2017
  3. ^ http://www.chichawatni.7p.com/rich_text.html, History of Chichawatni on chichawatni.7p.com website, Retrieved 6 March 2017
  4. ^ (20 March 2016)" CAMP,, The Sisters' Voice magazine, January to March 2015 issue, Retrieved 6 March 2017
View of 'the Jungle' in district Sahiwal