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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 to be 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 the 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. The old name of the city was Tandla Mandi (Tandla Market). In the center of the city there is a square.

There is also a grave of a famous saint, Pir Rustam Ali Shah, and Pir Qandhari Baba noor shah. There is 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.


The level of education is increasing day by day in Tandlianwala. There are two colleges in the city, one for boys and another for girls. Now a days there are many private schools open along with many government schools. The most famous school of Tandlianwala is Govt. MC High School TWL, Govt. High School No.1 Tandlianwala and in private sector we can say Edify Science Model High School is on the leading side. Other schools are Allied School, Dar-e-Arqam etc. Punjab group of colleges has also started branch in Tandlianwala which will be a great addition to education sector in this city.


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


The town is also well known because of the high quality of sugarcane. 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 an 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 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 in his home constituency.

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


Tandlianwala 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 and offices in Tandlianwala:

  1. National Bank of Pakistan
  2. Bank of Punjab
  3. Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited
  4. Habib Bank Limited
  5. Allied Bank Limited
  6. MCB Bank Limited
  7. United Bank Limited
  8. TCS Pvt Limited


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

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The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 10 May 2015 14:45:00 -0700

On being informed, a police team headed by the Tandlianwala Saddar SHO reached the site and took the bodies into custody. They were taken to Tandlianwala tehsil headquarters hospital for post mortem examination. The SHO said a case had been ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:41:15 -0800

The Tandlianwala SHO said police suspected that Gulzar did not die by falling in the manhole but was murdered. PHOTO: STOCK IMAGE. FAISALABAD: Hundreds of residents staged a protest demonstration on Saturday against Tandlianwala town municipal ...
The Express Tribune
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:07:30 -0700

The blockade had ended after over two hours and the protesters dispersed on SSP (Operations) Sadiq Ali Dogar and SHO Tandlianwala City Ilyas Baig's arrival at the scene and assurance of prompt action against the robbers. The processions were stopped ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:37:30 -0700

“Bibi was in a lot of pain and no doctor was available to help her,” he said. STOCK IMAGE. FAISALABAD: Several residents of Mohalla Razabad on Monday protested against the administration of Tandlianwala tehsil headquarters hospital, alleging ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:27:41 -0700

On Sunday, two robbers forced their way into farmer Allahyar's house in Tandlianwala village. They shot him dead when he resisted. In Khurrarianwala, two robbers opened fire and injured Mubasshar Ahmad for resisting. Separately, robbers snatched Rs0.6 ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:52:30 -0700

Separately, scores of residents of Chak 106-GB staged a protest demonstration against Tandlianwala City police, saying they were afraid police might kill a man arrested for murder in custody. The protesters gathered at Zila Council Chowk and staged a ...

ARY NEWS (press release) (blog)

ARY NEWS (press release) (blog)
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 05:22:30 -0700

KARACHI: Four persons were killed in different rain related incidents across the country, ARY News reported on Sunday. Three children identified as Shehryar, Ali Hassan and Parveen were killed when a roof of a house, located in Faisalabad's ...

dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)

dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 09:41:15 -0700

According to the details, in a village in Tehsil Tandlianwala, six-year-old Husnani, five-year-old Farah and seven-year-old Shehryar were playing in a street along with other kids when suddenly the rainstorm caused an adjacent to the street collapsed ...

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