Garhi Habibullah

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Garhi Habibullah
گڑھی حبیب اللہ
Union council and town
Coordinates: 34°24′05″N 73°22′49″E / 34.4014°N 73.3803°E / 34.4014; 73.3803
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Mansehra District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 0997
Garhi Habibullah View from Aznali Hills

Garhi Habibullah is a town and union council (an administrative subdivision) of Mansehra District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1] It is located in Mansehra Tehsil and lies to the east of the district capital Mansehra, towards the Kashmir frontier (near to Muzaffarabad the capital of Azad Kashmir). It is in an area affected by the 2005 Kashmir earthquake.[2]

History[edit]

In 997 CE, Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi, took over the Ghaznavid dynasty empire established by his father, Sultan Sebuktegin. In 1005 he conquered the Shahis in Kabul in 1005, and followed it by the conquests of Punjab region. The Delhi Sultanate and later Mughal Empire ruled the region. The Pakhtunkhwa region became predominantly Muslim due to missionary Sufi saints whose dargahs dot the landscape of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

After the decline of the Mughal Empire, the Sikh Empire invaded and occupied Mansehra District. The Muslims faced restrictions during the Sikh rule.[citation needed] During the period of British rule, Mansehra District increased in population and importance. Khan Habibullah khan shaheed than conquer this area with Syed Ahmed shaheed. He got martyred near shaheed Gali. Family of Habibullah khan shaheed ruled this area and contributed a lot including the development in educational sector. The head of the family was known as Khan of Ghari. The Khans of this area supported Quiad-e-Azam. And played crucial role in the independence of Azad Kashmir. They belong to Khankhail tribe which is the leading tribe in swatis. The head of family is also known as Chief of Swati.

The predominantly Muslim population supported Muslim League and Pakistan Movement. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, the minority Hindus and Sikhs migrated to India.

Govt School In Garhi Habib ullah[edit]

  1. GHSS Garhi Habib ullah for Boys 1
  2. GHS Garhi Habib ullah for Boys 2
  3. GPS Garhi Habib ullah
  4. GGHSS And College Garhi Habib ullah for Girls

Private School & College In Garhi Habib ullah[edit]

  1. Qaid Public School
  2. Sir Sayed Public School & College
  3. ICAMS College
  4. Iqra Jant ul itfal
  5. Muslim Public school
  6. BFC By Pakistan Navy
  7. Professnol Group of colleges
  8. Mumdden Public School
  9. Adan Public School
  10. Sulman Nadvi Public School
  11. Shaheen Model Public School
  12. Iqra islamia public school
  13. Dare arqam butsingh
  14. Kunhar Public School
  15. Pak Navy School

Business in Garhi habib ullah[edit]

  1. Photo Shops
  2. Tailor Shops
  3. Cloths Shops
  4. Computer Shops
  5. Mobile Shops
  6. Minari & Garments Shops like Insaf Uniform
  7. Electric Shops
  8. Hardware shops
  9. Glass Shops
  10. Furniture Showrooms
  11. Motorcycle & vehicle workshops
  12. stationary
  13. PSO & Shell Pumps
  14. Marbel Fectory
  15. Pepsi, Dew, Cock, Mrinda`s Agency
  16. Medical Stores
  17. Utilty Stores
  18. Kiryana Stores like Ali Rehman kiryana store
  19. LPG Filling Center
  20. Internet Cafe
  21. Gym
  22. Ladies Beauty parlor
  23. Gents Hairdresser
  24. Boutique
  25. Vehicle Service Station
  26. Dawlance & Orient Display Centre

Banks in Garhi Habib ullah[edit]

  1. Askari Bank
  2. ABL Bank
  3. National Bank
  4. UBL Bank

Villages around[edit]

  1. Katha Dobandi
  2. Tanoli Mohallah Lower Katha Dobandi
  3. Mohallah Khan Sahib Lower katha Dobandi
  4. HASARI
  5. Guldhari
  6. Jageer
  7. Pore
  8. Banda Balola
  9. Kashtara
  10. NARAL
  11. Dogha
  12. Kurnool
  13. Bhuraj
  14. Butsingh
  15. Shamori
  16. Dumkatcha
  17. Upper & Lower Palyani
  18. (Shahdara)

Coordinates: 34°24′N 73°23′E / 34.400°N 73.383°E / 34.400; 73.383