Shorkot Tehsil

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Shorkot Tehsil
Country  Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Jhang District
Union councils 29
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Shorkot is a subdivision (tehsil) of Jhang District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is subdivided into 29 Union Councils.[1] The city of Shorkot is the headquarters of the tehsil.


A Punjabi Dialect of Jhangochi is speaking by the majority of the people but in Cities Standard Punjabi is spoken.


The main tribes are Awan, Sial, Khokhar,Joota, Jat, Rajput, Gondal, Syed, Arian, Cheema, Waince Jatt, Warraich, Taga, Shaikh. Small tribes are Sandhu (a Jat clan), Sidhu, Kang, Noul. Gill