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Overview[edit]

Tandlianwala (تاندلیانوالہ) is a town in Punjab, Pakistan, it is located 48 km from the city of Faisalabad and 50 km from Okara. It is a sub-division of Faisalabad District and has a Tehsil municipal administration (TMA).[City District Government of Faisalabad] The population of the city was estimated 50,000 in 2010. It has three high schools and two colleges for boys and girls. There is a district hospital and a garden known as Bilal Shaheed Park. The park was named after Captain Bilal Shaheed of this city, who fought during 1971 India-Pakistan war and was decorated with Sitara-e-Jurrat, a Pakistan Military award. Before the independence of Pakistan the city was a food supply for villages and nearby areas in fact the old name of the city was Tandla Mandi (Tandla Market). In the center of the city there is a square.

There is a grave of a famous saint, Pir Rustam Ali Shah and Pir Qandhari Baba noor shah 610 and also the famous Saint Peer Syed Mir Ahmad Shah well known as Chiryanwali Sarkar his grave at Kacha Tandla Tandlianwala is prominent with its two Sugar Mills known as Channar Sugar Mills and Tandlianwala Sugar Mills.

Education[edit]

The level of education is increasing day by day in Tandlianwala. There is two colleges in city one for boys and other for girls.Nowadays there are many private schools opened along with many government schools.The most famous school of Tandlianwala is Edify Science Model High School, Govt. MC High School TWL and in private sector we can say Edify Science Model High School

is on the leading side.Other schools are Govt. High School No.1 Tandlianwala ,Dar-e-Arqam, etc.

The students of Tandlianwala are very intelligent ,talented and hard working. Most of the students there have passion to do something extraordinary to enhance the name of their beloved city.

Sports[edit]

Tandlianwala has a lot of potential in sports like Cricket, Football, Volley Ball.The boys of Tandlianwala love to play cricket in evening at different places. Mostly at the ground of MC High School or the so-called Doonga Ground.

Agriculture[edit]

The town is also well known because of high quality of sugar cane, it has two sugar mills and dozen of cotton factories, rice factories and flour mills. The city is traditionally known for pure Desi Ghee, though it is rare now.

The people of this city took active part in the struggle for independence of Pakistan (Freedom Movement). The city was originally developed around a grain market. Its police station was established as early as in 1905 and prior to that only a police checkpost existed.

Politically, it is the most important Tehsil of Faisalabad District. Mian Manzoor Wattoo, the former chief minister of Punjab was elected from this constituency in 1993, while he lost from his home constituency.

The name of the city comes from a herb "Tandla", which was grown in abundance.

Economics[edit]

Samundri is home to a major grain, Whole Corn & Sugar market .Mahi chowk is the main commercial market of the city. Other markets in the city include Ghala Mandi, Rail Bazar, Quaid-e-Azam Road(Samundri Road), etc.

Major banks in Tandlianwala:

  1. National Bank of Pakistan
  2. Bank of Punjab
  3. Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited
  4. Habib Bank Limited
  5. Allied Bank Limited

Languages[edit]

  • Urdu being the national language of Pakistan is universally spoken and understood, while English is also understood and spoken by educated people.

Notable people[edit]

  • Naz Khialvi, lyricist and radio broadcaster.
  • Rajab Ali Khan (MNA)
  • Talib Shah (Past teacher at Govt High School No.1)
  • Ghulam Yasin (Teacher at Govt High School No.1)
  • Rahim Shah (Academy Tutor)
  • Anwaar Hussain Shah (Islamic Scholar)
  • Dr. Akram
  • Dr. Aslam Tahir

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128 news items

 
The Express Tribune
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:56:15 -0700

Tajik said in 2006 Maryam Bibi, a resident of Tandlianwala, had gone to a bazaar with her daughters, Abida and Amina. He said a woman had snatched Amina from her elder sister while their mother was shopping. Tajik said several people had looked for ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:37:30 -0700

Some relatives of a woman who had died during a caesarean operation staged a protest demonstration on Thursday against hospital administration at Faisalabad-Tandlianwala Road. The demonstrators carrying the body gathered at Tandlianwala Bypass ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:22:30 -0700

Tandlianwala Saddar police said three men had broken into a house in Chak 295-GB and assaulted a woman alone at home. Naseer Ahmad, an uncle of the victim, told police that his 24-year-old pregnant niece was doing some household chores when the ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:37:30 -0700

... Jail Road; from Orangzaib in Tandlianwala; from Riaz Ahmad near Haidari Mohallah; from Tajammul near D-Ground; from Arshad near Jawwad Club; from Ehsan in Jaranwala city; from Hasan near Rafiq Colony; and from Asif near Kaleem Shaheed Park.

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 13:48:45 -0700

FAISALABAD: An 18-year-old man committed suicide after his wife left him. A Tandlianwala police spokesman said the boy, a resident of Mohallah Shamspura, had argued with his wife and she had left him three months ago. He said the boy went to her ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:30:00 -0700

FAISALABAD: A robbery suspect was killed on Saturday in a shootout with police in Chak 543-GB. City Police Officer (CPO) Dr Sohail Habib Tajik told reporters that a police team, headed by Sub Inspector Muhammad Asim, was travelling to Garh. “When the ...
 
The Express Tribune
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:03:47 -0700

“More than half of the residents of Tandlianwala have been affected by the disease,” he says. “Mamu Kanjan and Sammundri have been affected the most. Surveys have shown that 26 per cent patients from these areas died. In Chak Jhumra, the percentage ...
 
Pakistan Observer
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:07:30 -0700

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - Faisalabad—Police recovered a minor girl after eight years of her abduction from City Tandlianwala police limits. A police spokesman told here on Saturday that Maryam Bibi of Tandlianwala with his two daughters Abida, 8 ...
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