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, Balouch, Jatt, Gondal, Rajputs, Syeds, Arian, Cheema, Warraich, Taga (Muhajir Caste), Sheikh. Small tribes are Sandhu (a Jat clan), Sidhu, Kang, Noul. Gill

Notable People[edit]

  • Major General Muhammad Irshad Kang , A Senior Pak Army Officer
  • Pir Syed Mohammad Bahadur Ali Shah, Shrine Near Qasim Abad 13 kilometer from ShorKot on Jhang Road,Shaikh of Sarwri Qadri Order