Dera Murad Jamali (City)

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Dera Murad Jamali (Urdu: ڈیرہ مراد جمالی) is a city located in Nasirabad District in Balochistan, Pakistan.The original name of the district was Temple Dera, named after Captain H. M. Temple, a career British civil servant, who served as the Political Agent for Sibi from 1891 to 1892. Among the local population it is still known as 'Tipul', a corruption of the word 'temple'Formerly part of Kalat District, Nasirabad was granted the status of a separate district in 1974, while in 1987 the new district of Jaffarabad was cleaved out of it.For three years, from July 1987 to December 1990, it was known as Tamboo district. Tamboo is a small village 40 km west of Dera Murad Jamali.

Title Description
Information
Location: Pakistan
In Urdu : ڈیرہ مراد جمالی‎
City Council: Government Of Balochistan
Type: City located in Nasirabad District
Local Language Name: Sindhi,Brohi, Saraiki and Balochi
Province: Balochistan Pakistan
Coordinates : 28°32′40″N 68°13′14″E
District: Nasirabad District
Region: Balochistan
First settled: 1974
Union councils: 31
Language
Official Language: Urdu
Native Language: Balochi
Other Languages: Urdu,Balochi,English
Government
Government Type: Government Of Balochistan
Mayor: Sardar Changaiz Khan Sasoli
Assistant Commissioner: Naseer Nasar
Area
Total Area: 3,387 km2 (1,308 sq mi)
Population
Total Population: 350,000 in 2005
Time zone
Time zone: PST (UTC+5)
Codes
Postal code: 80700
Dialing code: 7050
Vehicle registration: Three letters beginning with D and random four numbers


About

Dera Murad Jamali Map
Dera Murad Jamali Map

History

Dera Murad Jamali Nation
Dera Murad Jamali Nation
Nasirabad is a district in the centre-west of Balochistan, Pakistan. Nasirabad's headquarters are at Dera Murad Jamali. Its original name was Temple Dera, named after Captain H. M. Temple, a career British civil servant, who served as the Political Agent for Sibi from 1891 to 1892.Among the local population it is still known as 'Tipul', a corruption of the word 'temple'. The District was notified in 1974. For three years, from July 1987 to December 1990, it was known as Tamboo District. Tamboo is a small village 40 km west of Dera Murad Jamali. The district has two sub-divisions, D.M. Jamali and Chattar.[1] DMG - bhc.gov 

Etymology

Dera Murad Jamali Schools
Dera Murad Jamali Schools
The word Dera means abode or settlement inBrohi, Urdu, Balochi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki and many other languages. Dera Murad Jamali thus means the settlement or city of Murad Jamali. Many city names in South Asia have Dera as a prefix, for example Dera Ismail Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan and Dera Allah Yar. The city is named after the assassinated Pakistani leader Mir Murad Jamali.Mir Muhammad Murad Jamali was one of the leading political personalities of the Pakistan Muslim League and was a close ally of Muhammad Ali Jinnah for the independence of Pakistan and the welfare of Balochistan province. Mir Murad was murdered when by unidentified men while leaving a mosque in Quetta after Friday prayers. The news of the murder led to strikes in Sindh and Balochistan.

Railway Station Demographics

Dera Murad Jamali Train Accident
Dera Murad Jamali Train Accident
Dera Murad Jamali railway station (Urdu: ڈیرہ مراد جمالی ریلوے اسٹیشن‎, Balochi: ڈیرہ مراد جمالی ریلوے اسٹیشن)  is located in Dera Murad Jamali city, Nasirabad district of Balochistan province of the Pakistan. The population at the 1998 census was 246,000[2] PCO 1999- p. 29. The predominant religion is Islam, accounting for 99% of the district's inhabitants,while the major first languages are Balochi (55%), Sindhi (31%) and Saraiki (6.1%).[3] PCO 1999, p. 34.

Administration

The District is administratively subdivided into three Tehsils, these are:
  • Chattar
  • Dera Murad Jamali
  • Tamboo

Tehsil Unions of the District

 Tehsil Unions  Total Unions 
 Chattar  CHATTAR, DOULAT GHARI, PHULEJI, SHAH PUR, SHORI DHARBI  5
 Dera Murad Jamali  BEDAR, GHARBI D.M.JAMALI, JHUDAIR JANOBI, JHUDAIR SHUMALI, MANJHOOTI, QUBA SHER KHAN, SHERQI D.M. JAMALI  7
 Tamboo  ALI ABAD, ALLAH ABAD, GOLA WAH, KHAROOS WAH, KOHANG TAMBOO, MANJHOO SHORI, MIR WAH  7