Gujar Khan Village View
Gujar Khan Beautiful Form
Gujar Khan Old Killa
Gujar Khan Railway Waiting Hal
Gujar Khan Girls School
LocatedGujar Khan is situated on the Islamabad-Lahore National Highway. Travel within Gujar Khan is diverse from auto-rickshaws and tanga. Gujar Khan Railway Station is on the main line of Pakistan Railways. Trains operate to Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Rawalpindi. Islamabad International Airport is about 45 kilometres from Gujar Khan.and bewal is 15 km away from gujar khan.and Islam Pura Jabbar is 19 km away from gujar khan.and Bunair Kaswal is 18 km away from gujar khan.Bunair Kaswal near in Islam pura jabbar.this is the beautifull village.(Warsi)
Subdivided of Gujar KhanGujar Khan, as well as being tehsil capital, is administratively subdivided into 3 union councils:
- Gujar Khan-I
- Gujar Khan-II
- Gujar Khan-III
Brief HistoryThe early history of Gujar Khan can only be collected from the people of such villages around Gujar Khan who have been living there for more than a few centuries. Most of the small villages have come about within last couple of hundred years. The Punjab region became predominantly Muslim during this time primarily due to Sufi saints whose dargahs dot the landscape of Punjab region. The Mughal Empire later fell into a deep decline at which point the Sikh Empire invaded and occupied Rawalpindi District. Eventually the Sikh Empire collapsed and the British began direct rule in the region until independence in 1947.Gujar Khan also contained a notable Hindu and Sikh population, though much of this population either converted to Islam during British rule, or migrated to India following partition.However the area is still home to Hindu templesand Sikh Gurdwaras which have been maintained through the years by residents of the area.
In 997 CEIn 997 CE, Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi, took over the Ghaznavid dynasty empire established by his father, Sultan Sebuktegin, In 1005 he conquered the Shahis in Kabul in 1005, and followed it by the conquests of Punjab region. The Delhi Sultanate and later Mughal Empire ruled the region. The Punjab region became predominantly Muslim due to missionary Sufi saints whose dargahs dot the landscape of Punjab region.Southern tahsil of Rawalpindi District, Punjab, lying between 334 and 332 "N. and 7256 and 7337"E., with an area of 567 square miles. It is bounded on the east by the Jhelum river, which cuts it off from Kashmir territory. Except for a low ridge of sandstone hills along the Jhelum, the tahsil consists of a plain intersected by numerous ravines. The population in 1901 was 150,566,compared with 152,455 in 1891. It contains 381 villages, of which Gujar Khan is the headquarters. The land revenue and cesses in 1903-4 amounted to 2-7 lakhs.
Large reserves of oil and gasLarge reserves of oil and gas were discovered in February 2002 at Tobra, about ten kilometres from Gujar Khan. The field is being developed by the Oil and Gas Development Company. The field could produce 1,600 barrels of crude oil daily.\The Ahdi oil and gas field is about 30 km from Gujar Khan, situated near Daultala town and is being operated by Pakistan Petroleum. According to the Oil and Gas Development Company, huge oil and gas reserves have been discovered at Missa oil and gas field, ten kilometres from Gujar Khan. The sources said that the drilling at well no. 3 of the Missa Kaswal oil and gas field at Tobra led to the discovery. The field could produce 1,600 barrels of crude daily.Arid Agriculture is main profession of area and cattle at homes.
Shopping placesMain shopping places are Main Bazaar, Halwai Gali, Railway Road, Sabzi Mandi (vegetable and fruit market). Sangni Forte is a fort built by Maharaja Kashmir on the borders of Gujar Khan and Kashmir. It is on the road to Bewal through Daryala, on a high rock with only one approach side.
HospitalsGujar Khan has one main hospital, Tehsil Headquarters Hospital. Private hospitals and health units are also in the city. Government Rural Health centers are also working in Mandra, Doultala & Qazian.33 Basic Halth Units are working in parifery.international hospital in bewal is under construction.Private hospitals are also running With surgeons and gynaecologists present round the clock..
- Raja Muhammad Sarwar
- Muhammad Hussain Janjua
- Mohammad Amir
- Najaf Shah
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- Mohammad Awais Asif