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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.

Notable people[edit]

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142 news items

Aaj News
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:03:45 -0700

Frustrated over this situation, she took poisonous pills and ended her life. Another girl student of Tandlianwala, Iqra, also swallowed poisonous pills and thus attempted suicide as she did not qualify herself for admission in first year. She was saved ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:37:30 -0700

... Khannuana AEO Muhammad Tahir Nawaz Rs9,000, Dijkot AEO Saifur Rehman Rs6,000, Satiana AEO Bala Khan Rs5,000, Awagat AEO Muhammad Akram Rs4,000, Tandlianwala AEO Muhammad Sarwar Rs4,000, Tandlianwala AEO Muhammad Sarwar ...
Business Recorder (press release) (blog)
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:03:45 -0700

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has authorised an inquiry against Haroon Akhtar Khan, special assistant to Prime Minister and his brother Ghazi Akhtar, Director and Chief Executive Officer of M/s Tandlianwala Sugar Mills (Pvt) Limited on a ...

Daily Times

Daily Times
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:15:00 -0700

NAB is also investigating against Ghazi Akhtar of Tandlianwala Sugar Mills Ltd for their involvement in Rs 700 million scandal. Investigations have already been launched against Schon Group for alleged embezzlement of Rs 1,245 billion and Younus Habib ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 18 May 2014 14:22:30 -0700

A large contingent of police, headed by the Tandlianwala station house officer, reached the crime scene and moved the bodies to a mortuary for autopsy. The SHO told The Express Tribune that a case had been registered against six people, including ...

The Nation

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:53:26 -0700

The board authorised an inquiry against M/s Tandlianwala Sugar Mills (Pvt) Limited and others. In this case, the management of the mills was accused of a suspicious transaction of $6.9m. An inquiry was authorised against M/s Al-Abid Silk Mills Limited, ...

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
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:09:44 -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 ...

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