Ranipur, Sindh

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Ranipur
رانی پور
Ranipur's shrine of Sachal Sarmast is decorated with traditional Sindhi-style tile work.
Ranipur's shrine of Sachal Sarmast is decorated with traditional Sindhi-style tile work.
Ranipur رانی پور is located in Sindh
Ranipur رانی پور
Ranipur
رانی پور
Coordinates: 27°17′20″N 68°30′16″E / 27.28889°N 68.50444°E / 27.28889; 68.50444Coordinates: 27°17′20″N 68°30′16″E / 27.28889°N 68.50444°E / 27.28889; 68.50444
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
District Khairpur
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 40,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 0243
Number of Union Councils 1

Ranipur (Sindhi and Urdu: رانی پور‎) is a town in northern Sindh province of Pakistan, located in approximately 50 kilometers from the city of Khairpur, and approximately 30 kilometers from the ancient Kot Diji fort. Ranipur is notable for being home of the famous Sachal Sarmast shrine, which displays fine examples of a traditional Sindhi tilework.

History[edit]

It was established before the Kalhora reign of Sindh (1701 to 1783 AD). A unique City between two canals Rohri Canal on East and Abul Canal on West. Rani means QUEEN it is said that Name of city is based on one of Princess of Darya Khan who rules Thatta. It become famous first time in British occupation when an anti Khilafat’ movement was operated from Ranipur City by the Pir's of the City to protect the interest of British Raj occupation in Sindh. Ranipur is a main Town and Union Council of the Khairpur District of Sindh province, Pakistan. [1]

Education[edit]

Government Primary Boys School Ranipur was established in 1892 AD. Government High School Ranipur was founded in 1939. Government Girls Primary School, Sachal Sarmast Degree College and Government Girls Degree College Ranipur are Prime Institute of City. Private sector,Ahlul Bait Public School, Mehran Public Higher Secondary School, Yasir Public High School , Ever Shine College, Mazhar Muslim Model School College, Bahria Foundation College.

Culture[edit]

Shrines. 6 shrines make it popular in the country.These are shrine of Saleh Shah and Hajran shah famous as Bodelo Bahar. Nowadays this city is famous for the numerous Gates, 1. Babe Dastageer, 2. Babe Sachal Sarmast, 3. Babe Bodela, 4. Babe Saleh Sha, 5. Babe Abdul Jabbar Shah. 6. Shatan Shah Badshah

In present days this city is famous for its numerous gates, 1. Baab e Dastageer, 2. Baab e Sachal Sarmast, 3. Baab e Bodela, 4. Babe Abdul Jabar Shah, 5. Babe saleh Sha.

The city is surrounded by the villages of tribes like Watni, Sarki, Jamra, Juneja, Tagar, Brohi, Bhellar, Kalhora, Abbasi, Shahani, Wasan, Solangi, Rajper, Sahita and Ghangra. Ranipur Sugar Mill is a famous landmark in Pakistan.

Transportation[edit]

Ranipur is located at kilometre marker 413 on the main N-5 National Highway. 1 kilometer at daraza sharif where the tomb of Sachal Sarmastis located[citation needed] a famous Sufi poet of Sindh. Ranipur is the heart of khairpur.The city has busy road Mitho muhammad haroon road that leads to residential areas such as Memon mohalla and Ansari,Shaikh muhalla farooq e azam chowk this road has the name of the very kind personality and social activist and philanthropist Mitho Muhammad Haroon he was such a kind man he fights for the rights of people it was his efforts to restore the railway station of ranipur's train timings as they weren't stopping there Eg Shah rukh na Alamdistrict and center of education of district.There are very famous institutes of sindh in ranipur like Ever Shine College Raipur( Founded By Sir Engineer Mr. Mumtaz Ali Channa)Mazahar Muslim Model Higher Secondary School Ranipur(was founded by Sir Qurban Ali Memon),Mehran Public School Ranipur and, Bahria college Ranipur, where students come from every corner of Sindh.[citation needed]

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