Jati Umra (Lahore)

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This article is about the town in Lahore. For the village in India, see Jati Umra (Amritsar).

Jati Umrah is a small town located near Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The town was not well known until Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif decided to build a Raiwind Palace spread over more than 0.5 million sq ft. This is accessed through Raiwind Road from Lahore towards on south.This palace is spread over Zero acres and shows the wealth of sharif family.

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Jatti Umra is Sharif family's palatial estate having Raiwind Palace at Lahore is named after their Indian ancestral of Jati Umra, Tarn Taran Sahib near Amritsar in Punjab, India.[1] In December 2013, Shehbaz Sharif during India visit also went to the grave of his great grandfather Mian Mohammad Baksh at the village and offered a holy sheet.[2] Mian Muhammad Sharif had lived in Indian Jati Umra before migrating to Lahore in 1932.[3][4][5] Thus The father of Nawaz Sharif, Mian Sharif Mohammed, is buried at Jati Umra of Lahore.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sharifs plan to revive Jati Umra
  2. ^ Sehgal, Manjeet (15 December 2013). "Pakistani minister Shahbaz gets warm welcome in Punjab village". Mail Online. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Rana, Yudhvir (16 December 2013). "Pakistani Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif visits ancestral home at Jatti Umra". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Service, Tribune News (3 February 2016). "Jatti Umra loses its last link with Sharifs". http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/jatti-umra-loses-its-last-link-with-sharifs/191274.html. Retrieved 20 April 2016.  External link in |website= (help)
  5. ^ "Shahbaz Sharif visits Jati Umra India". video.dunyanews.tv. 20 April 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.