Nowshera Virkan Tehsil

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Nowshehra Virkan
Big City
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Gujranwala District
Population 24,000
Towns 1
Union councils 47
 • Member National Assembly NA-100 MNA Azhar Qayyum Nahra (PML-N)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 055

Nowshera Virkan (Urdu: نوشہره وِركاں‎), is a town[1] and a Tehsil, situated west of the industrial city of Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan.


NOWSHERA History : There are two theories about the name of Nowshera 1. Some say it was new city founded by virk family so its name is Nowshera Virkan mean ( new city of virks ) 2. Other thinks this city is connected by 9 Roads Nowshera Virkan was always a center of political activities from very start days it was dominated by few jutt families that Nowshera Virkan is a hub of rice-growing villages. It is one of the four tehsils of Gujranwala District and lies between three large cities: Gujranwala, Hafizabad and Sheikhupura. Nowshera virkhan is the most popular tehsil (subdivision) of Gujranwala district. The majority of the people are of the Jutt caste. It is the biggest tehsil in terms of area. Haji Mudassar Qayyum Nahra is one of the most influential and popular leader of this area . He is affiliated with PML (N) Other well known leaders include Rana Bilal he is affiliated with PTI . Other well known political personalities include Ch Khalid Perviz virk , Ch Abid Javed Virk , Irfan Bashir Gujjar , Ch Raffaqat Gujjar , Ch Amanat Ali Virk , Mian Tariq Mehmood Fauji of Tarkhanwala.


Nowshera Virkan was very backward in education but in recent years education is in full bloom as lot of people getting higher education and becoming doctors and Engineers . Nowshehra Virkan's educational institutions include Government Degree College for Girls, Government Degree College for Boys, Government Commerce Institute, Dar-e-Arqam School for Girls and Boys, The Educators School for Girls and Boys, Allied school for Girls and Boys,EFA School Qutab Campus for Girls and Boys and Superior college for Girls and Boys. Muslim Mission School .The Al Mashriq School Of Science is the most of Best School.The Info Tech Institute of computer sciences(Affiliated with Skill Development Council Govt. of Pakistan) on matta road is best place for Computer and IT courses.

Businesses and services[edit]

There is the famous Bismillah Market (garments and cosmetics shop).

There is a government department, police station, and head Qatar Hospital.


Nowshehra Virkan is linked with Lahore and Kamonki via Tatlay Aali, while another highway called Gujranwala Road connects it with Gujranwala and Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Another road connects the city with Farooqabad. Nowshehra Virkan has no railway stations; the nearest are in Gujranwala and Kamonki.


  1. ^ "Gujranwala | Punjab Portal". Retrieved 2017-01-07.