Jand Tehsil

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Jand Tehsil
Country  Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Attock District
Towns 1
Union councils 13
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Website www.attockonians.com

Jand Tehsil is one of the six tehsils (subdivisions) of Attock District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.


The tehsil is administratively subdivided into 13 Union Councils, these are:[1]

  • Mithial
  • Basal
  • Chhab
  • Jaba
  • Jand
  • Khunda
  • Langar

Village of Khunda, Punjab[edit]

Khunda is one of the prominent villages in Attock District, located 70 km north of Islamabad (Pakistan's capital) on the Fatehjang –Kohat Road. Almost everyone in this village speaks their native Punjabi and majority of households are dependent on agriculture with wheat and peanuts as major crops. The village is famous for its political representation in the National and Provincial politics throughout Pakistan's history. The prominent names include Malik Allahyar Khan who was elected MNA in 2001 elections and later became the Chairman of the PAC, Sardar Sarfraz an Ex-member of National and Provincial Assemblies and Malik Atta Muhammad who served as the Chairman of District Council.

Malik Allahyar Khan donated land for construction of high schools for boys and girls, as well as a basic health unit, and a veterinary clinic. The village has electricity and water supply scheme and most of the roads are concreted. It has a fiber link with the outside world. Khunda also is a market town with the surrounding villages.


Chhab has been one of the most important villages of the District. It is believed to have been founded by Sher Shah Suri, while some believe that it was founded much earlier, in the time of Alexander's invasion.

UC CHHAB UC Chhab is a Union Council of Thesil Jand, located at the distance of 35 km in south,the area publicly known as Narra, the famous villages of UC CHHAB are CHHAB, Lakkarmar, Kanjoor, Mian Dhaki, Toriwali, Dakhner, Adhowali, Alamabad, Nandrakabad,Jabi,Malangi, Tora bera, Mochi keri.People also known chhab with the name of(Chota Parse). The majority of population are from Saghri Khattak (a sub clain of Khattak)among minor population of Awan, Qureshi, Araien. The majority of the locals are serving in Pakistan Defence Forces traditionally.These area people are on very high post's of Army.The student of chhab goes to china and other country for high qualification.Most people of Chhab are in England,America,dubi,sharja,Abu Dubi and other state of United Arab Emrite.Chhab is the one of the main business and education centre of tribe Khattak.