Shergarh, Mardan

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Shergarh (Urdu: شير گڑھ‎) pronounced "sheyr Garh", is a town located 12 km from Takht Bhai, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Its name literally means "home of the lions".[1] Sher Garh is now a Union Council of the Takht Bhai Tehsil of Mardan District. It falls in the NA-10 seat of the National Assembly's Electoral Process.[2]

History[edit]

The town is very old, in fact, some historians cite that it can be traced back to the 13th century. It an important point in the trade routes passing between Peshawar and Swat. Under Buddhist rule, a town existed at the same location, but had a Buddhist name. In shergarh there is present the famous dar ul uloom named Islamia Arbia Shergar was built in 1951.THE founder of this darolum was muhtamim maolana mohammad ahmad who take aducation from dar ul uloom dew band(india)

Location[edit]

The town is situated on the main highway between Peshawar and Swat. It is about 15 kilometres from the Malakand mountains to the north, 12 km from Lund Khwar and 27 km from Mardan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shifting Sher Garh
  2. ^ "The Election Commission, Government of Pakistan.