Kotha Gujjran

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Kotha
Kotha Gujjran
Kotha is located in Pakistan
Kotha
Kotha
32°48'06.14" N 73°49'04.19" E
Coordinates: 32°48′40″N 73°51′54″E / 32.811°N 73.865°E / 32.811; 73.865Coordinates: 32°48′40″N 73°51′54″E / 32.811°N 73.865°E / 32.811; 73.865
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Gujrat
Population (2011)
 • Total ca. 2,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 0537

Kotha Gujjran (Urdu: کھاریاں ‎) is a village on Mohri Road 4km from Kharian City Gujrat District in the Punjab province of Pakistan It is located at 32°48'06.14" N 73°49'04.19" E. Kotha Gujjran is a village owned by gujjar community: a titled clan which carry the title chaudhry (CH). It lies between Mohri Sharif, dera alam pur gondala and Mehmand Chak on Mohri Road (which connects villages to the city).

This is the village where Gujjars of the Gorsi goth originally came from. A large part of their land came under compulsory purchase by the Pakistan army after the birth of Pakistan.

A large part of the population have emigrated to European countries mainly Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and UK. Amongst its famous sons is Ch Arshad Ellahi (also known as Ash Ellahi), a businessman in the UK and winner of 2008 ABF Tiger Awards for "Asian Business Personality of the Year," also known for his charitable work with Save the Children, NSPCC, Oxfam, Sightsavers, Muslim Hands, Islamic Relief, etc.

The closest cities to Kotha Gujjran are Kharian(4km) Jhelum (about 20km ) Lala Musa(about 20km ) Dina,_Pakistan (about 40km) and Gujrat (around 40km).

The distance to major cities is Islamabad (around 140km), Lahore (around 175km), Gujranwala (around 100km), Sialkot (around 100km), Faisalabad (around 243km), Multan (around 520km), Sargodha (around 166km),

Education[edit]

  • Govt. Primary School

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