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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.

Education[edit]

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. Nowadays there are many private schools open 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.

Sports[edit]

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.

Agriculture[edit]

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.

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]


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446 news items

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 Nation

The News International
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:56:15 -0700

Ahsan killed a policeman in the Tandlianwala area.Similarly, two more death row prisoners were executed at District Jail Jhang. One of them, Ghulam Muhammad, had killed his brother-in-law, Mustafa in 2000 over a family dispute, with Zakir Hussain ...

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 ...
 
Daily Times
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:22:30 -0800

FAISALABAD: Six people, including four children, were killed while four women sustained serious injuries in an accident in Sadar Sammundri police limits. According to a CPO spokesman, a speeding bus bounded to Tandlianwala from Sammundri hit 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 ...
 
Daily Times
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 09:30:00 -0700

FAISALABAD: As many as three children died and two others were injured when a wall of a house collapsed here on Sunday. Rescue sources said that a dilapidated wall of a house located in Tandlianwala area of Faisalabad suddenly came down as the ...
 
The News International
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 19:03:45 -0700

Meanwhile, three cousins were killed on Sunday when a wall collapsed due to heavy rain in Chak 412/GB, Tandlianwala. The three cousins — Sheharyar, Husnain and Perveen — came to a house for tuition when its wall collapsed. As a result, they were ...
 
The Nation
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 19:03:45 -0700

Rescue sources said that the dilapidated wall of a house located in Tandlianwala area suddenly came down as the area received heavy and incessant rain for the last two days. Resultantly, three children died on the spot while two others sustained ...
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