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Nankana Sahib

Nankana Sahib
 General Information
 Country Flag of Pakistan Pakistan
 Province Punjab
 District
 Coordinates
 Elevation Template:Convert/m AMSL
 Calling code 056
 Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 No. of Towns
 Government
 No. of Union Councils
 Location
  
Nankana Sahib Government Website

This is the town, now in Pakistan where the first Guru of the Sikh and the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev was born in 1469. At the time of birth of baby Nanak, the place was a village and was called Rai Bhoi di Talwandi. The town is located about 75 kilometres west-southwest of Lahore in the District of Nankana Sahib. Before May, 2005 area around nankana sahib was consider in District Nankana Sahib,But in May,2005 the Punjab Government decide to Raise up the status of Nankana Sahib as a District. Now Nankana Sahib is a district with It,s four tesils. There are several Gurdwaras here built in honour of the first Guru of the Sikhs. Subsequently, the Fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Dev and the sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind also visited this town. AND the followng Muslims are the hoistorical MOSQUE (places for prayer) at Nankana Sahib:

  • Masjid Quba
  • Masjid Anda Tala
  • Masjid Madina
  • Masjid Ashrafia (Onchi masjid).
  • MasjidNoor Minar
  • Masjid Ahl-e- Hadees
  • Masjid Sheikhan Wali
  • Masjid Safina Muhammadi
  • Masjid Mubarak ehle-hadees.
  • Masjid Safina Ghosia
  • Masjid Aqsa (Mohalla Qasaian)

Following are the Sikh historical Gurudwaras (places of worship) at Nankana Sahib:

  • Gurdwara Janam Asthan: (Main Gurdawar)
  • Gurdwara Bal Lila
  • Gurdwara Patti Sahib
  • Gurdwara Kiara sahib
  • Gurdwara Mal ji Sahib
  • Gurdwara Tambu Sahib:
  • Gurdwara Chatti Patshahi


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Administration

The area around Nankana Sahib was formerly a tehsil of Sheikhupura District. In May 2005, the Punjab Government decided to raise up the status of Nankana Sahib to that of a District. [2] as a way of promoting development in the area.

Nankana Sahib District is administratively subdivided into four tehsils these are:

This village was established by feudal lord Rai Rehamat Khan Bhatti and named it after his younger brother Rai Husain Khan Bhatti. Important personalities of the village are Rai Bashir Khan Bhatti former MLA,MNA, Rai Rasheed Ahmad Khan Bhatti, MPA MNA, Rai Hadayat Khan Bhatti Bhatti, largest landlord of District Sheipupura, Rai Inayat Khan Bhatti,Zaildar, Rai Akram Khan Bhatti, Former President District Bar Nanakana and welcome Sikh Delegations coming from different parts of world , Rai Aslam Khan Bhatti, Civil Servant, Rai Shahjhan Khan Bhatti,MPA, Major Rai Saeed Bhatti, Brig(r)Rai Jhanzeb Bhatti, Rai Mohabbat Khan Bhatti, Rai Sarwar Khan Bhatti, Rai Ahmad Khan Bhatti, Rai Salamat Ali Khan Bhatti, Rai Zafar Khan Bhatti, Rai Saleem Akram Bhatti, Corporate Lawyer High Court, Rai Bilal Bhatti, Banker, Rai Fariduddin Ahmad Khan Bhatti, Successful Farmer. It is mordern type village, having High School established by present Gorvernment and Girls Middle School. Hospotial has also established few years back to facilitate villagers as well as others

  • Housing Colony
  • Shadbagh Colony AriF IQbaL old 03217275375
  • Canada Colony By: AriF IQbaL old 03217275375


District development

The state government has planed to develop District Nankana Sahib with various projects, including:

  1. A rest house for Sikh pilgrims
  2. A new International Hotel for the people of the district
  3. A shopping mall
  4. A housing scheme
  5. A modern hospital
  6. A Road-link to the Lahore and Faisalabad dual-Carriage way.
  7. An international level airport.

The Punjab Government decide to Link the District Nankana Sahib with the provincial capital Lahore. With that plans the Punjab Government is completing "Khanqah Dogran Interchange" on (M-2) very swiftly, which is a helpful project to develop the newly created District of Nankana Sahib.


A student of shaheen cadet haigh school Name AriF IQbaL 03217275375


Population

District Nankana Sahib has a population of about 1,460,000, the majority of the population are Muslim (97%) - the rest  (3%) are mainly Christians and Sikhs.The people of nanakana sahib are very intresting they live happily with eachother.The people are intrested in farming,banking.marketing and in private companies. There is majority of Kamboh zaat.

Arif IQbaL old Nankana Nankana Saihb Pakistan 03217275375


Language

The main language of the district is Punjabi but Urdu and English are also spoken and understood by most of the peoples of  the district.  Arif IQbaL old Nankana Nankana Saihb Pakistan 03217275375


University

The First University of the District is near to starting. Baba Guru Nanak University will be Locate in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan.

This university will show progressive results.


From a Pakistani newspaper editorial:

In 1994, the foundation stone of Nankana Sahib Foundation was laid by Rai Bashir Ahmad Khan Bhatti, a member of the National Assembly and chairman of the Standing Committee on Education. Mr Bhatti is the oldest living descendent of Chaudhry Rai Bular Bhatti, a contemporary of Guru Nanak, who recognised that the Guru was a divine soul. Over the last five hundred years, the Bhatti family has donated almost 11,000 acres of its land to the Sikh religious shrines in and around Nankana Sahib. The 1994 foundation, built over 10 acres of land, was donated by Chaudhry Rai Sarwar Bhatti, also a direct descendent of Rai Bular Bhatti.
The entire Nankana Sahib Estate consists of 16,962 acres. Most of it is leased to the farmers and residents of Nankana Sahib. Almost all the houses in Nankana Sahib are built on this property. The Nankana Sahib Estate is the property of the Nankana Sahib Gurudwara (Gurudwara Janam Asthan).

prop.ehtasham ahmed babar

COLLAGE:Govt Gurunanak degree collage for boys,govt gurunank degree cllege for women, Govt Gurunanak high school for boys Govt 
Islamiya high school for boys and Govt girls high school are distributing knowledge.   There are some private colleges and schools like Pak Garrison
secondary and Higher secondary schools,hera college,AL-FALAH HIGH SCHOOL
and hera school,educator and Dar-e-arqam schools.
                                           RAO FAWAD SHAFIQUE KHAN

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