Shorkot Tehsil

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Shorkot Tehsil
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.

Language[edit]

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

Tribes[edit]

The main tribes are Awan, Sial, Balouch, Jatt, Gondal, Rajputs, Syeds, Arian, Cheema, Warraich, Taga (Muhajir Caste), Sheikh and Small tribes are Sandhu[disambiguation needed]. Sidhu, Kang, Noul.

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
  • Dr Sherhryar a famous cardiologist belongs to waryam wala

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