Rurala Road

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Rurala Road
Town
Rurala Road
Nickname(s): Mandi Rurala
Rurala Road is located in Pakistan
Rurala Road
Rurala Road
Location within Pakistan
Coordinates (Railroad Station): 31°12′0″N 73°18′0″E / 31.20000°N 73.30000°E / 31.20000; 73.30000Coordinates: 31°12′0″N 73°18′0″E / 31.20000°N 73.30000°E / 31.20000; 73.30000
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
Government
 • MNA Muhammad Asim Nazir [1]
 • MPA

Rai Muhamamd Usman Khan Kharal

[2]
Elevation 592 ft (180 m)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Postal code 37200
Calling code 041

Rurala Road (Urdu: روڑالہ روڈ‎) is a small town in the tehsil of Jaranwala, district of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. [1] It is located at 31°12'5N 0N 73°17'60E with an altitude of 170 metres (561 feet).[2] [3]

Location[edit]

Rurala Road is also known as Chak No.283 GB. Its Union Council number is 65. The chairman of union council is Abdul Ghafoor Jappa and vice chairman is Abdul Rehman who is the advocate of high court. It is located between Tehsil Jaranwala and Tehsil Tandlianwala. Its postal code is 37200 and telephone number format is 0092 41 4630000. It has a railway station, a bank (HBL), a post office, a bus stand, taxi stand and some large and small markets. A cable television service with 52 channels is available launched by Abdul Rehman, as is DSL broadband. The office of the union council, government hospital and Veterinary hospital are also here.There are also four private hospitals. There is a biggest Mosque of tahsil Jaranwala which is double story. It is a trading center for all the villages situated nearby. Rurala Road was one of the busiest villages with the biggest bazaar in the area around Faisalabad in the late 1970s to '80s but, due to migration into cities including Faisalabad and Lahore, its importance has diminished.[citation needed].

Food storage godowns[edit]

There are four food storage godowns in Rurala Road, run by the Government of the Punjab.[4]

Education[edit]

The schools in this town include:

  1. Government Boys High School 282 GB
  2. Government Girls High School
  3. Government Boys Primary School
  4. Mughal Public School
  5. Quality Educational Complex
  6. Allama Iqbal Public School
  7. Jinnah Public School
  8. Usama Public School
  9. Muslim Model High School

Transport[edit]

By bus[edit]

Rurala Road has bus connections to Faisalabad and Jaranwala.

By train[edit]

Rurala Road is connected with Lahore (via Jaranwala, Sheikhupura) and with Shorkot (via Tandlianwala, Kamalia) by rail.[5]

Sports[edit]

Football[edit]

Usama Football Club is known at the national level.[6]

The town's other football clubs are:

  • Gafari Memorial Football Club
  • Young Generation Stars Football Club
  • Heroes Football Club
  • Hamid Zafar Memorial Football Club

Each year, the Hamid Zafar Memorial Football Tournament is held in the town to commemorate a local footballer.[citation needed]

Cricket[edit]

Each year, the Sharafat Amjad Waqar Memorial Cricket Tournament is held in the town to commemorate a local cricketer. Various cricket teams from Jaranwala tehsil participate in this tournament, which is well known in the area.[citation needed]

The town's cricket clubs are:

  • Ravi Cricket Club
  • Young Generation Stars Cricket Club
  • Young Generation Heroes Cricket Club
  • Rising Stars Eleven
  • KS Cricket Eleven

Notable people[edit]

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