Khaglan Wala

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Khaglanwala
village and union council
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Mianwali District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Khaglanwala[ڪھگلانواله] is a village and union council, an administrative subdivision, of Mianwali District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] It is part of Isakhel Tehsil and is located at 32°37'60N 71°16'0E.[2]It is located on the northern bank of Kurram River. It is one of the villages situated on the western borders of Punjab province adjacent to KPK province. It is a large village of about 3000 population. It is a comparatively developed village. The facilities like electricity, telephone, road, internet, schools, water supply system and sewerage system are provided in the village. It is relatively a well-planned village. It is situated on a 40 feet wide (18' metallic) road. A 30 feet main street runs through the village from East to West which equally divides the entire village into two parts. Three other streets run north to southwards crossing the main street. There are four mosques including a grand mosque in this settlement. The scene of river Kurram and jungle gives a beautiful look to this historical village. The village is situated at central location because the rout for all the villages (situated beyond the River Kurram) to Isa Khel passes through this village.

Etymology[edit]

The name “Khaglanwala” was given due to the tree “Khagal”[ English: Tamarisk, Other local languages: Ghaz] which were found in a large number, in this village. But, at present, hardly a few old Khagal trees can be found in the village.

History[edit]

Present Khaglanwala was rehabilitated on a new nearby land after destruction (due to erosion) of old Khaglanwala some 110 years ago by the River Kurram. This Village was founded by the people of Mammun Khel clan of Isa Khel Niazies after defeat in their battle with Khan Zaman Zako Khel and Sardar Jehan Khan Popalzai, the commander of Ahmad Shah Abdali, in 1748. It is a center of Ahmad Khel, Khizar Khel,Azeem Khel and Naurang Khel branches of Mammun Khel Tribe. The village became a Union Council in the sixties due to its central position in the area.

Language[edit]

Local people speak Saraiki(سرائكى) Language.

Inhabitants[edit]

Majority of residents of the village are Niazies and Awans (Jats).The notable Niazi sub-trabes are Ahmad Khels, Khizar Khels, Naurang Khels and Azeem Khels. The later hailed from Ghazi Khel clan of Mammun Khel tribe. The Khushhalay Khel and Hassu Khel are major Jat sub-clans of Uttar Khel Jat tribe. A few houses of Qureshies, Syeds, Kaneras (Weavers), Tarkhans (Carpenters), Lohars (Blacksmiths) and other craftsmen like Mirasies (drummers) and Kumhars (Pot makers) are also present there.Some Hindu families also lived in this village in the pre-partition era and migrated to India in 1946.

Prominent Persons[edit]

01. Moazzam ud Din Khan (Late) 02. Haji Faiz Muhammad Khan Azeem Khel (Late) 03. Amir Abdullah Khan (Late) 04. Cap. Muhammad Amin Khan (Late) 05. Thaikadar Ubaid Ullah Khan Azeem Khel (Late) 06. Ghulam Qadir Khan Khizar Khel (Late) 07. Abdul Rehman khan Khizar Khel (Late) 08. Faiz Muhammad Khan chair man khizar khel (Late) 09. Ubaidullah Khan Khizar khel (Late) 10.. Raza Muhammad Khan Azeem Khel (Late) 11. Ustad Karam Shah (Late) 12. Haji Ameer Mohammad khan Ahmed khail (Late) 13. Hakim Faiz Muhammad Qureshi (Late) 14. Hidayat Ullah Khan Azeem Khel 15. Dr. Muhammad Zaheer-ud-Din Khan Azeem Khel (Ph.D) 16. Late Faqir Hussain Shah (Kabaddi Player) 17. Ismat Ullah Niazi Khizar Khel PTV Producer 18. Haji Muhmmad Rafique Khan Ahmad Khel 19. Nemat Ullah Khan Advocate.
20. Ghulam Muhammad Khan S/O Wazir Khan Khizar Khel 21: Haji hayatullah khan ahmed khail 22: Haji Mehar khan ahmed khail 23: Haji shafiullah Khan ahmed khail 24. Haji Ghulam Abbas Khan Khizar Khel 25. Khizar Hayat Khan Numbar Dar Khizar Khel 26. Sikandar Hayat Khan Khizar Khel 27. Babar Khan S/O Ghulam Muhammad Khan Khizar Khel 28. Dr. Muhammad Saeed Hassu Khel

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Coordinates: 32°38′0″N 71°16′0″E / 32.63333°N 71.26667°E / 32.63333; 71.26667