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
  16. Rahbar Public School Pore
  17. The Educators butsing swati mahla

Business in Garhi habib ullah[edit]

  1. Al-Ghani Printers
  2. Photo Shops
  3. Tailor Shops
  4. Cloths Shops
  5. Computer Shops
  6. Mobile Shops
  7. Minari & Garments Shops like Insaf Uniform
  8. Electric Shops
  9. Hardware shops
  10. Glass Shops
  11. Furniture Showrooms
  12. Motorcycle & vehicle workshops
  13. stationary
  14. PSO & Shell Pumps
  15. Marble Factory
  16. Pepsi, Dew, Cock, Mrinda`s Agency
  17. Medical Stores
  18. Utility Stores
  19. Kiryana Stores like Ali Rehman kiryana store
  20. LPG Filling Center
  21. Internet Cafe
  22. Gym
  23. Ladies Beauty parlor
  24. Gents Hairdresser
  25. Boutique
  26. Vehicle Service Station
  27. 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. Shamori (EHSAN ULLAH)
  2. Katha Dobandi
  3. Tanoli Mohallah Lower Katha Dobandi
  4. Mohallah Khan Sahib Lower katha Dobandi
  5. HASARI
  6. Guldhari
  7. Jageer
  8. Pore
  9. Banda Balola
  10. Kashtara
  11. NARAL
  12. Dogha
  13. Kurnool
  14. Bhuraj
  15. Butsingh
  16. Dumkatcha
  17. Upper & Lower Palyani
  18. (Shahdara)
  19. Brarkot
  20. Batung
  21. Ghorey phair

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