Pindi Bhattian

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Pindi Bhattian
(Urdu: پِنڈى بهٹياں‎)
City
Pindi Bhattian is located in Pakistan
Pindi Bhattian
Pindi Bhattian
Location of Pindi Bhattian in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°53′45″N 73°16′34″E / 31.895782°N 73.276062°E / 31.895782; 73.276062Coordinates: 31°53′45″N 73°16′34″E / 31.895782°N 73.276062°E / 31.895782; 73.276062
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Hafizabad district
Tehsil Pindi Bhattian tehsil
Government
 • Type Capital
 • City Council
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Postal code 52180
Dialling code 0547
Distance(s)
Website TMA Pindi Bhattian

Pindi Bhattian (Urdu: پِنڈى بهٹياں‎) is a city and an administration headquarters of Pindi Bhattian tehsil, located in the Hafi z abad district in the state of Punjab, Pakistan.The unique thing about pindi bhattian is that it is a junction,Because M-2 and M-3 adjoin here.

Background[edit]

It is one of the ancient towns of Pakistan and the home town of Dulla Bhatti,16th century heroic rebel of punjab. The city was ruled by the Bhangi Sikh Dynasty. Pindi Bhattian's economy also mostly depends upon agriculture. It has mostly English medium institutions for education. All the secondary and intermediate educational institutions are affiliated with BISE Gujranwala. "Dulle di bar: Dulla Bhatti and his homeland", a book by Asad Saleem Sheikh about Dulla Bhatti, presents a comprehensive view of Pindi Bhattian in the times of Mughal Empire.[1]

Communication[edit]

Pindi Bhattian is situated on Motorway M2 and is considered as an important interchange of M2. Moreover, it is also situated on Shiekhupura-Sargodha-Mianwali Highway. A motorway leads to Faisalabad from Pindi Bhattian known as M3. Another highway connects Pindi Bhattian to Wazirabad via Jalalpur Bhattian and Rasul Pur which is being converted into Expressway E3 under NHA. A highway connects Pindi Bhattian to Chiniot and Jhang. So we can say that Pindi Bhattian is a junction of many important motorways/highways. There is no railway station in the city, the nearest railway station is that of Sukheke Mandi.

Tribes[edit]

Arain, Kharal, Bhatti, Goraya, Siyal and Warraich are dominant tribes of this area

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shiekh, Asad. "Dulle di bar : Dulla Bhatti and his homeland". WorldCat.org. Izharsons. Retrieved 9 October 2015. 

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