Langrial (Gujrat district)

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Langrial
Langrial is located in Pakistan
Langrial
Langrial
Coordinates: 32°50′12″N 74°02′36″E / 32.8366°N 74.0432°E / 32.8366; 74.0432Coordinates: 32°50′12″N 74°02′36″E / 32.8366°N 74.0432°E / 32.8366; 74.0432
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Gujrat
Tehsil Kharian
P/O Langrial
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Website Official website

Langrial (لنگر يا ل) is one of the union councils of Kharian Tehsil, Gujrat District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] Langrial is situated on both side of Kotla Arab Ali Khan-old Gulyna road, which goes from Kotla Arab Ali Khan to Gulyna. Langrial is 2 km away from Kotla Arab Ali Khan. This town was founded in 1478 by Ratan Langrial[2] who came from Multan.

Road Towards Ladiyan

Many people from Langrial are settled abroad in various countries like USA, Canada, Europe, UAE, Saudi Arabia and have financially helped their families. The famous politicians are Ch. M. Siddique and Ch. Muhammad Afzal who has been elected twice as Nazim Union council and have contributed a lot in the development of the area.

The headquarters of the Union Council is Langrial village. Langrial is a quite large village of Gujrat District. It is located at 32° 50' 0" North, 74° 2' 0" East[3] and lies almost midway between Bhimber, Azad Kashmir and Gujrat.

Bangial village, Mandhar, Bhandgran, Kalu Chak, Rathory, Sheikhpur, Ladian, Sriya and Golara are the villages of Union Council Langrial.

The village got its name from the Langrial tribe of Jats.

Institutions\Schools:

* Usman Public School: The principal Asjid Mahmood who has been the principal for a long time and still the principal of this school. This school is the one and only private sector school where almost all the children from Langrial come to study. And a lot of these students become Engineers, Doctors, teaches, etc.

* Government Girls High School.

* Government boys High School.

* Government Primary School

Sports:

* Football: They have a Football team named FC LANGRIAL. Their captain and their best player Ali Hannan help them a lot to archive most important victories. They reached the finals in Flood night Kotla Arab Ali Khan and in Sarsala tournament. And won 2 tournaments in Sarria. In these few years they become best team in District Gujrat.

* Volleyball: Volleyball is the game most played in Langrial. They have 3 teams in total in which Wajid Langrial known as Waju Langrial team is the most famous.

* Cricket

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