|Tehsil||Jalalpur Pirwala Tehsil|
|Population (2000 census)|
|• Total||300,000 +|
Jalalpur Pirwala (Urdu: جلالپُور پِيروالا) is a city and the capital of Jalalpur Pirwala Tehsil, Multan District, Pakistan. This city is about 88 km away towards south from Multan city. Jalalpur Pirwala is a historical city. It had a population was about 300,000 in the 1998 census. The city has agricultural background, though it has some of the industrial resources as well. The main sources of income in the area is agriculture and trade. A smooth income in International trade is due to a large number of people working abroad. The economic remittances from overseas migrants living in countries like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, United States and United Kingdom is also considered a great support for their families living here. There are 15 union councils in Jalalpur Pirwala tehsil.
- Union Council No. Jalalpur City (Muhammad muzammil muneer) All numbers of union councils have changed now in the local government elections of 2015. So new numbers of jalalpur U.C.have changed from 164 to 185 with 22 union councils.
- Union Council No. 113 Jalalpur City (Mian Hussain Ahmad Quadari)
- Union Council No. 174 Drab Pur
- Union Council No. 115 Khan bela
- Union Council No. 177 Bait Katch
- Union Council No. 179 Enayyat Pur
- Union Council No. 118 Ghazi Pur
- Union Council No. 180 Ali Pur
- Union Council No. 181 Ghai pur
- Kotli Adil 182
- Bahli Sharif 183.
- Union Council No. 184 Jahan Pur
- Union Council No. 166 Mian Pur Belay Wala
- Union council No. 167 Juguwala
- Union council No. 168 Moza kanhoo
- Union Council No. 164 Karam Ali Walla
- Union Council No. 165 Lalwah
- Union Council No. 172 Nauraja Bhutta
- Union Council No. 173 Shujatpur
- Union Council No. 170 Kotla Chakar
- Union Council No. 171 Depal.
- Union Council No. 169 Bahadar Pur
- Union Council No. 175 Shihni
Education level in jalalpur pirwala is increasing day by day.Due to competition in education city has produced a lot of talented peoples.Educated people of city has received a lot of honours, awards and positions in many educational area like examination boards, competition exams, css exams etc. Schools and Colleges are working hard to produce their best results and talented students.
- Sub campus, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture, Multan
- Virtual University of Pakistan, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Govt. Degree College, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Govt. Degree College for Women, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Govt. Higher Secondary School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Govt. Technical Training Institute Peer Qattal, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Govt. Technical Training Center (DMTC), Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- JalalPur Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- AL Quddus Public Boys High School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- AL Quddus Public Girls High School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Nasir Boys high School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Raza Public Boys High School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Raza Public Girls School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Qadeer Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Shamas college of science&commerce, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al-Qayum college of science, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Madina Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Mahmood Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Faisal Public School Khan Bela, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al Raheem Public School Bomb Moor, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Asif Education Academy, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Farooq E Azam Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Muslim Public Model School Tajay Wala, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- New Pakistan public school, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Princeton Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Pakistan Public School Ghazi Pur, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Quaid-e- Millat Boys Public High school, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Quaid-e- Millat Girls Public High school, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Rahman public school, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Sara Nazeer Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Scholar's inn Public School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Scholar's College of Science Jalal Pur Pir Wala (Multan)
- The Professors' Grammar Higher Secondary School (For Girls & Boys), Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- The Educator School, Jalalpur Pirwala (Multan)
- Al-Qammar Fareed Public Middle School Lar Janubi Jalalpur Pirwala
- Right Way Public School
Mosques and Religious Institutions
There are several famous & historical mosques in Jalalpur Pirwala.Best scholars and Imams are teachings the Qur'an, Hadith and other Islamic knowledge. Following is a li st of some significant institutions and famous mosques:
- Jamia Farooqia Saut-ul-Quran Usama Colony Shujaat Pur Road
- Jaamaia Masjid Hazrat Hafiz Sahab
- Madrasa Arabia Qadria Fatiha
- Madrsa Siraj ul Uloom
- Jaamia Rahmania Shujat Pur Road
- Jaamaia Ameer Hamza
- Shahi Jaamia Masjid
- Madrsa Anware Mustafa Ameerabad Colony
- Jamia masjid Al Hasnain Bahadar pur
- Jamia Masjid Al Noor Bhatti Wali Permit Road
Old documents tell us that this town was called "Jalalpur Qatal Wah" or "Jalalpur Sadat". Now-a-days, it is known as "Jalal Pur Pir Wala". It has been suggested that the founder of the town is Hazrat Syed Sultan Ahmad Bukhari (May Allah Bless Him), a famous saint who was born in one of nearby villages named, "Uch" in 1542. Preaching Islamic education in different areas, he came across here permanently settled in 1582. He died here in 1631. It is considered that he kept the name of city town "Jalal Pur" on the name of one of his ancestors, Hazrat Syed Jalal-Uddin Bukhari (May Allah Bless Him). There is a shrine of H.S. Sultan Ahmad Bukhari in the central city town of JPPW.
During the Mughal reign, JPPW was an important town as in the reign of Akbar and secured the position of Capital of subdivisions of Multan Province. After Mughals' Decline, head of Bahawalpur named Nawab Mubarak Khan included JPPW in his estate but afterwards it was included in Multan Province by Nawab Muzaffar Khan of Multan after its capture. A famous European tourist Charless Man came across this city town in 1827. He writes about the city town,
"When British captured Punjab in 1849 & then the whole Hindustan in 1857, they governed the continent by their own style, so JPPW was graded to "Town Company" in 1873."
On June 1991, this city town was upgraded to "Tehsil Headquarter". Govt. Degree College For Boys was established on September 7, 1999 and notification to make it permanent was issued on September 9, 2002. Govt. Degree College For Girls was established fully on 2008.
Economy of JPPW depends upon agriculture. Important crops are cotton, wheat etc. and important fruit include mangos & dates. Another source of economy is real estate sector that has much potential towards bypass road.
Hazrat Pir Qataal
Hazrat Pir Syed Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari was born in 595 Hijri in Bukhara (now in Uzbekistan). He came to Uch Sharif, Bahawalpur from Bukhara in 642 Hijri and stayed in Uch Sharif till his death in 690 Hijri. All is life he preached true Islamic teachings and converted people of the area to Islam. His shrine is in Uch Sharif and is a center of devotion for the masses. Hazrat Pir Syed Sultan Ahmad Qataal was born from the line of Hazrat Jalal-ul-din Bukhari in 949 Hijri and is regarded as a born Wali (Saint). After completion of his religious education, he performed Hajj pilgrimage. He visited the shrine of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad in Medina Saudi Arabia and then visited Karbala, Najaf, Kazmain, Samara (Iraq) and finally started teaching the religion in Bukhara. He came to Multan (Pakistan) from Bukhara and converted the tribes of Suldhara and Lukhwara, among others, to Islam and in 990 Hijri. He eventually came to Jalalpur and made the city his home. He put the foundation of this city and named it Jalalpur after his grand father Syed Jalal-ul-din Bukhari. In some books it is called Jalalpur Sadaat but now it is known as Jalalpur Pirwala.
One day when Pir Hazrat Mukhdome Ali Sarwar was sleeping, birds were making noise in the trees. Hazrat Pir Sultan Ahmad Qataal noticed that these birds are interfering with the sleep of Pir Ali Sarwar, he ordered the birds to die. All birds fell down dead from the tree. When Pir Ali Sarwar awoke from his sleep, he said you are such a Qataal (The one who kills in the name of God). Since that day Pir Syed Sultan Ahmad was known as Pir Qataal. In addition to this there are other numerous miracle and found in books. He got married in a syed family of Seetpur in Muzaffargharh and had three sons: Hazrat Alam Pir Bukhari, Hazrat Shah Ismail and Hazrat Syed Ilm-ul-din.
He died in 1041 Hijri (1671 AD). After four generations, in the year 1157 Hijri during the reign of Sultan Ahmad II, Governor of Multan built his shrine with 200,000 Rupees. This shrine is priceless in its construction and Calligraphy. At this time Muhammad Shah Mughal was ruling Delhi. The construction of this shrine was commissioned in 1108 Hijri (1688 AD) and at that time Aurangzeb was ruling India. This matchless Shrine was completed in 50 years. Physical construction of this shrine was built by Muhammad Murad resident of Seetpur.
Hazrat Hafiz Fateh Mohammad Qadri
He was a prominent Muslim saint (Sufi) of Jalalpur Pirwala. He delivered his message of love, tolerance and to follow in the footsteps of Muhammad. His message was highly appreciated by the people of Jalalpur Pirwala and its surrounding towns. He died in 1918 at the age of 70 and left thousands of his disciples and spiritual students to spread their teachers' message. He was author of many books, most of which are unpublished and a linguist in command of several languages including Arabic, Persian and Urdu. Though his mother tongue was Siraiki, the local dialect. In addition, he was a great Sufi poet of his time and used this medium as guidance for humanity. The poetry was mainly written in Siraiki as well as in Persian and Urdu. Hazrat Hafiz Fateh Mohammad was a contemporary of the famous Sufi poet Hazrat Khawaja Ghulam Fareed who he met on several occasions. Khawaja Ghulam Fareed had a great deal of respect for Hazrat Hafiz Saab and it was a reciprocal friendship based on sincerity and respect. When Khawaja Ghulam Fareed died, Hazrat Hafiz Saab wrote a special poem in his memory. Hazrat Hafiz Saab had three sons namely, Hazrat Abdul Ghaffar Qadri, Hazrat Mohammad Tahir Qadri and Hazrat Mohammad Saeed Qadri. The eldest son Hazrat Abdul Ghaffar Qadri was a great Muslim scholar of his time who used to teach hadith of Muhammad in Madrassa Fathiah Qadria, Jalalpur Pirwala. He died during the life of his father at a young age. After the death of Hazrat Hafiz Fateh Mohammad Qadri, his second son Hazrat Mohammed Tahir Qadri became his successor and after his death, the youngest son Hazrat Mohammed Saeed Qadri became the Sheikh of the Tareeqa Qadriah Fathiah. Hazrat Mohammed Saeed died in 1962 at the age of 72. He left three sons namely, Pir Fateh Mohammad Qadri, Pir Bashir Ahmad Qadri and Pirzada Sardar Ahmad Qadri. The two eldest sons are looking after the affair of the Asthana Aliah Qadriah, Jalalpur Pirwala. Whilst the youngest son Pirzada Sardar Ahmad Qadri has dedicated his life for the service and preaching of Islam for the last 25 years in Europe. He has established an Islamic Centre in the heart of Europe, Brussels. As well as having worked in various Islamic Centres of Britain, currently he is working for the Ministry of Justice in the UK in relation to the resettlement and religious guidance of Muslim offenders. Hazrat Hafiz Fateh Mohammad Qadri was buried in the allocated graveyard of the Qadri family, where the graves of his sons and family members are located. His death anniversary takes place on the 24th/25th Islamic month of Saffar which is attended by thousands of disciples of the Qadria Tareeq.
In past the politics of Jalalpur was based on "Family Politics". Now youth and educated people of jalalpur pirwala have changed the trend.They are more interested in well educated and loyal person for their city. Current Political Figures:
- Rana Qasim Noon(MNA - Current)
Others Political Figures:
- Malik Mushtaq Ahmad Lang(late) (Ex.MPA)
- Diwan Aashiq Hussain Bukhari (Ex.MNA)
- Mrs. Naghma Mushtaq Lang (MPA)
- Mehdi Abbass Khan Langah (MPA)
- Malik Muhammad Akram Kanhu
- Sohail Aslam Bhatti
Jalalpur Pirwala Weather
Jalalpur is a city with hot climatic conditions.For daily weather please visit http://www.jalalpurpirwala.com/
Jalalpur is basically an agricultural city.The main crops of Jalalpur are following: Wheat,Cotton,Sugarcane and Sunflower.