Sialkot Tehsil

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تحصِيل سيالكوٹ
Tehsil
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Sialkot District
Capital Sialkot
Union councils 52
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Sialkot Tehsil (Urdu: تحصِيل سيالكوٹ‎), is a subdivision (tehsil) of Sialkot District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is administratively subdivided into 52 Union Councils.[1]

History[edit]

According to the 1901 census, taken during British rule the tehsil of Sialkot contained 637 villages and a population of 312,688 an increase of almost 10,000 since the 1891 census (302,866). The land revenue and cesses in 1903-4 amounted to Rs.4,00,000.[2]

Administration[edit]

The tehsil is subdivided into 52 Union Councils, these are:

  • Adalatgarh
  • Ahmadpura
  • Ballanwala
  • Baonkan
  • Bhagowal
  • Bhagwal Awanan
  • Bherath
  • Chaprar
  • Charind
  • Dalowali
  • Doburji Araian
  • Fathgarh
  • Goharpur(gohdpur)
  • Gondal
  • Gurhi
  • Habibpura
  • Hajipura
  • Head Marala
  • Hundal
  • Imam Sahib
  • Jurian Kalan
  • Kachimand
  • Kallowal
  • Kammanwala
  • Karimpura
  • Kapurowali
  • Kharota Sydan
  • Kotli Behram
  • Kotli Loharan
  • Langreali
  • Mianapura
  • Miani (Butter)
  • Model Town
  • Moh. Shah Syedan
  • Momman Kalan
  • Moonger
  • Muhammad Pura
  • Muzafferpur
  • Naikapura
  • Paragpur
  • Phukalian
  • Pindi Araian
  • Pindi Khokhar
  • Ploura Kalan
  • Pura Heeran
  • Rasoolpur
  • Roras
  • Sheehani (Shadiwal)
  • Shohabpura
  • Syedanwali
  • Talwara Mughlan
  • Uggoki
  • Water Works

References[edit]



Notable people of Sialkot

Allama Iqbal, poet and philosopher Syed Faiz-ul Hassan Shah, Islamic religious scholar Shoaib Malik, Former caption of Pakistani cricket team Harbans Lal,Chairman International Group Ludhiana

     Abubaker Ashraf, Scientist, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission