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Mithankot (Urdu: مِٹهن كوٹ), (Mithancot, Mithankote, Kotmithan, Kotmithan Sharif, Kot Mithan) is a city in southern Punjab, Pakistan. Mithankot is located on the right (west) bank of the Indus River, only a short distance downstream from its junction with Panjnad River.
Mithan Kot was founded by a man named Mithan Khan. He was jatoi by caste and hailed from Paray Wali which was a small town in Seet Pur. It is really worth-exploring why and how the man migrated /travelled from so remote a town and in an age when travel was a difficult and trying experience and means of transportation were unimaginably scarce. Let us probe deep into the pages of history to find an answer to this question.
important Cost of Mithan Kot (1)1akha #(Tibetan: ལ་ཁ་, Wylie: la kha "language of the mountain pass", also called "Tshangkha") is a Southern Tibetic language spoken by about 8,000 people in Wangdue Phodrang and Trongsa Districts in central Bhutan.
(2)Lakha Origin from the Title of a Person having "Lakh"(LAc or Hundred Thousand )in Old history (3)Lakha is the Name of a Person Belong to an Arabian Tribe .and after that a tribe famous with the name of Lakhan or lakha
Cost of "Lakha" is living in Mithan kot , Jam pur ,Rajan Pur (District Rajan Pur) Liaqat Pur (District Rahim Yar khan), Ali pur (Muzaffar Garh District) Punjab Provance , Sindh, Pakistan ,India (South Punjab )
Lakho in Sindh, lakhan in India and Lakha in Punjab (India and Pakistan)
In Pakistan Majority is Muslim and Hindu and in India , Hindu , Sikh and Buddest)
- other Costs, jatoi, Gopang , Darishak, Qurashi,Sial, Korajha, Malik, Arian (Saraki and Punjabi), Rajpoot (Mostly Chauhan, Rana and Rao)
Rajpoots families were migrated from Sub continent at the time of Partition (in August 1947). Most of these families were settled in Punjab e.g. in Lahore, Gujarat, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Khanewal etc. Whereas some of which were travelled to southern Punjab i.e. Mithan Kot, Rajan Pur, Rojhan, etc. From the time of partition Rajpoot families are settled and living here.
Important and Famous Personality
Great poet , Sufi Hazrat Khawaja GHulam Fareed (R.A)
100 % Muslim Community
Nishtar Ghat (Bridge ) Mithan Kot to Chachran (District Rahim Yar Khan) 1.4 KM will Completed Soon.
Climate and economy
The climate is arid and desert-like, the average annual rain fall being only 4 inches (100mm). It is extremely hot in summer and quite cold in winter. South Side is Great Indus River The cultivation of crops such as wheat, sugarcane, cotton and rice is enabled through the irrigation of canals from the Indus. Eazaz''''
- first school started in mithan kot " the Muslim School " in 1915 by Khansahib Family(Civil Engr from USA)
Mithan kot is the one of richest in agriculture wealth and the Cost living in mithan kot "Lakha" take a great part in it . "Lakha" Cost never Take Part in Local Politics but Share in Agriculture Development . Mr.Muhammad Bukhsh Tahir is first Gold Medalist in MSC Agriculture and Senior Scientific Officer in PARC Pakistan and his first Cousin Abdul Sattar Got Gold medal in MIT from Multan ,Pakistan Rajpoot Families also participated in economy and educational growth of this area by producing many Lawyers, Engineers and Business men Including Saifullah Chauhan, Muhammad Naeem Cahauhan, Muhammad Saleem Chauhan, Rao Muhammad Rasheed, Rao Muhammad Sadeeq, Rao Muhammad Farman, Rana Sanaullah etc. Initially Rajpoot families enhanced economy of this area by business and now increasing educational awareness in these families are producing many doctors, engineers and chemists to serve this area and country. <Muhammad Jamal Lakha> <Muhammad Mubashir Naeem>
- Rahman, Mushtaqur; Islam, M. Aminul; Bagchi, Deipica; Iowa State University. Research Foundation (1981). Agrarian egalitarianism: land tenures and land reforms in South Asia. Kendall/Hunt. p. 137.
- Official Website of Mithan Kot