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Neeli Bar is a geographical region in Punjab, Pakistan. It is between the rivers Ravi and Satluj. "Bar" is the name given to areas in Punjab which were thick forests before the arrival of the modern canal irrigation system. Its soil is very fertile, as this plain is formed by the mud that has been collected by rivers flowing from the Himalayas. This region consists of the districts Sahiwal, Okara and Pakpattan . This region is famous for cow /buffalo breed, the Neeli Ravi Breed.
Language and culture
While after introducing the canal system during the British Raj, millions of acres of land were granted to retired soldiers of the people mostly belonged to various districts of Eastern Punjab. This immigration had different impacts on the culture of this area.
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