MIANWALI


THE CURRENT DISTRICT OF MIANWALI WAS CREATED IN NOVEMBER 1901, WHEN THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE WAS CARVED OUT OF PUNJAB AND THE TOWNS OF MIANWALI, ISA KHEL, KALABAGH, AND KUNDIAN WERE SEPARATED FROM BANNU DISTRICT. A NEW DISTRICT, NAMED MIANWALI DISTRICT, WAS CREATED WITH ITS HEADQUARTERS IN MIANWALI CITY AND PLACED IN PUNJAB, AND IT BECAME A PART OF MULTAN DIVISION. MIANWALI ORIGINALLY CONTAINED FOUR TEHSILS: MIANWALI, ISA KHEL, BHAKKAR, AND LAYYAH. IN 1909 LAYYAH WAS TRANSFERRED TO MUZAFFARGARH DISTRICT. THE DISTRICT BECAME A PART OF SARGODHA DIVISION IN 1961. IN 1982 BHAKKAR TEHSIL WAS REMOVED FROM MIANWALI AND BECAME A SEPARATE DISTRICT OF SARGODHA DIVISION.


  MIANWALI

 THE 1ST DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF THE  MIANWALI WAS

LIEUTENANT-COLONEL AUBREY JOHN “A.J.” O’BRIEN CBE CIE

    LIEUTENANT-COLONEL AUBREY JOHN “A.J.” O’BRIEN CBE CIE (5 DECEMBER 1870 – 31 AUGUST 1930) WAS AN OFFICER IN THE BRITISH INDIAN ARMY AND A WRITER ON INDIA. ["WHO WAS WHO 1929-1940", 1941]    HE WAS  THE 1ST DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF THE NEWLY FORMED MIANWALI DISTRICT. HE SERVED MIANWALI NOT ONCE BUT THRICE, SECOND TIME IN 1906 AND THIRD TIME IN 1914. HOWEVER HE WAS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF MAJOR DURING HIS THIRD TENURE AT MIANWALI.   O’BRIEN WAS MADE CIE IN 1906 AND CBE IN 1919. HE DIED IN KENSINGTON . HE IS BURIED IN BROMPTON CEMETERY, LONDON.

PAF  BASE MIANWALI

ORIGINALLY A WW2 AIRSTRIP, IT WAS DECIDED THAT MIANWALI WOULD BE UPGRADED INTO A SATELLITE AIRBASE FOR PAF BASE MUSHAF (THEN PAF BASE SARGODHA) DURING THE 1965 INDO-PAK WAR TO ACT AS AN ALTERNATE RECOVERY AIRFIELD. PAFB MIANWALI BECAME OPERATIONAL IN OCTOBER 1971 AND WAS FIRST COMMANDED BY GROUP CAPTAIN S. M. DUTTA. AIRCRAFT OF DIFFERENT TYPES, INCLUDING THE SHENYANG F-6, WERE OPERATED FROM THE BASE DURING THE 1971 INDO-PAK WAR. PILOTS AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNNERS OF PAFB MIANWALI SHOT DOWN 5 ENEMY AIRCRAFT DURING THAT CONFLICT, THE FIRST THREE DAYS OF WHICH THE BASE CAME UNDER REGULAR ATTACKS.PAFB MIANWALI WAS AGAIN UPGRADED TO A PERMANENT OPERATIONAL AIRBASE IN AUGUST 1974 . THE FIRST BASE COMMANDER WAS WING COMMANDER SULTAN MUHAMMAD. DURING NOVEMBER 1975, THE NO.1 FIGHTER CONVERSION UNIT (FCU) WAS TRANSFERRED TO PAFB MIANWALI FROM PAF BASE MASROOR WHERE IT BEGAN FIGHTER CONVERSION TRAINING USING THE FT-5 DUAL-SEAT TRAINING AIRCRAFT.

 MIANWALI JAIL

THERE IS A PRE-PARTITION CENTRAL JAIL WHICH IS NOTORIOUS FOR IMPRISONING MANY STATE REBELS AND POLITICIANS SUCH AS SHIEKH MUJEEB UR REHMAN AND ZULFIQAR ALI BHUTTO WERE KEPT HERE .CENTRAL JAIL MIANWALI IS AN ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL JAIL IN MIANWALI, PAKISTAN LOCATED ON RAWALPINDI ROAD NEARLY 8 KILOMETERS AWAY FROM MIANWALI CITY. THE MAJOR PORTION OF THE JAIL CONSISTS OF MUDDY BARRACKS AND CELL-BLOCKS PLASTERED WITH CLAY. GHAZI ILMUDDIN SHAHEED WAS EXECUTED IN THIS JAIL ON 31 OCTOBER 1929 DURING THE BRITISH RULE. THE CONDEMNED PRISONERS’ CELL IN WHICH GHAZI ILMUDDIN SHAHEED WAS CONFINED DURING LAST NIGHT OF HIS LIFE (BETWEEN 30–31 OCTOBER 1929)

MIANWALI JAIL WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1904 WITH 293 PRISONERS IN THE JAIL AND WAS MADE DISTRICT JAIL IN 1913 WHEN THERE WERE 228 PRISONERS IN THE JAIL.  BETWEEN 1911 TO 1913 IN THREE YEARS   DEATH RATE WAS AS UNDER.

            1911     6.49

            1912    NIL

            1913    NIL

 PRISONERS ADMITTED IN HOSPITAL WERE AS UNDER FROM 1911 TO 1913.

            1911     364

            1912    357

            1913    516

PRISONERS IN THE JAIL WERE ALSO MADE TO WORK AND A VARIETY OF THINGS WERE MADE BY THE PRISONERS WHICH WERE PUT UP FOR SALE IN THE MARKET .JAIL PROFIT FROM THOSE ITEMS WAS AS UNDER

              1911     RS. 1863

            1912    RS. 1229

            1913    RS. 1314

JAIL IN CHARGE USED TO BE SUPERINTENDENT   JAIL UNDER WHOM ONE JAILER AND TWO ASSISTANT JAILERS USED TO WORK. JAIL WAS ALSO HAVING 40 WARDEN .DISTRICT JAIL MAINSAIL WAS MADE CENTRAL JAIL IN MAY 1960 AND IN CHARGE AT THAT TIME WAS SUPERINTENDENT MR. JAHANGIR KHAN. SCHOOL, HOSPITAL, MOSQUE AND LIBRARY ARE ALSO PRESENT IN THE CENTRAL JAIL.

GHAZI ILM-UD-DIN DIN

(4 DEC  1908 TO 31 Oct 1929)

THIS YOUNG MAN  KILL RAJ PAL WHO DISGRACED OUR BELOVED PROPHET MUHAMMED (SALALAHO ALAYHI WASALAM) BY PUBLISHING THE BOOK ,HE ATTACKED HIM WITH THE SWIFTNESS OF A TIGER AND HE FELL DEAD ON THE GROUND. GHAZI ALAM DEEN WENT OUT OF THE SHOP AND FELL IN SAJDAH, AND THANKED THE LORD OF THE WORLDS WHO GRANTED HIM SUCCESS. THE POLICE ARRESTED ALAM DEEN, AND SENT HIM TO MIANWALI JAIL SITUATED IN PUNJAB PROVINCE OF PAKISTAN ON OCTOBER 4, 1929. HE WENT TO TRIAL AND WAS DECLARED GUILTY. HE WAS GIVEN DEATH PENALTY.

HIS LAST NIGHT IN MIANWALI JAIL

AT LAST, ON 31 OCTOBER 1929, THE TIME ARRIVED FOR GHAZI ILM-UD-DIN TO MEET HIS LORD. GHAZI ILM-UD-DIN DIN SPENT THE WHOLE NIGHT IN REMEMBRANCE OF HIS LORD, AND TAHAJJUD. HE READ QURAN AND PRAYED TO HIS LORD TO FORGIVE HIM WITH HIS MERCY.EXECUTION.THE NEXT MORNING HE WAS HANGED IN MIANWALI JAIL. THE AUTHORITIES BURIED HIS SACRED BODY WITHOUT JANAZAH PRAYER IN FRONT OF THE MIANWALI JAIL BUT WITH THE INTERVENTION OF LEADERS LIKE DR. ALLAMA MUHAMMED IQBAL AND MIAN ABDUL AZIZ THE MUSLIMS WERE ABLE TO GET HIS BODY BACK. WHEN THE BODY WAS DUG OUT OF THE GRAVE, IT WAS FOUND TO BE THE SAME AS IT WAS AT THE TIME OF BURIAL; EVEN THE SHROUD HAD NOT CHANGED ITS COLOR. IT WAS 14 NOVEMBER 1929. THE DEAD BODY OF ILMUDDIN WAS IN THE GRAVE FROM 31 OCTOBER TO 14 NOVEMBER BUT ALLAH SUBHANUHU WA TA’ALA PRESERVED IT. HE WAS BURIED AT THE GRAVE YARD OF MIANI SAHIB BAHAWALPUR ROAD LAHORE, PAKISTAN. A MOSQUE IS ALSO BUILT IN MIANWALI JAIL, MIANWALI PAKISTAN CALLED GHAZI ILMUDDIN SHAHEED MOSQUETO OFFER HIM TRIBUTE FOR HIS BRAVERY AND SACRIFICE.

GHAZI ILMUDDIN SHAHEED MOSQUE

IN MIANWALI JAIL

BHAGAT SINGH

BHAGAT SINGH (27 SEPTEMBER 1907 – 23 MARCH 1931) WAS AN INDIAN FREEDOM FIGHTER, CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL REVOLUTIONARIES OF THE INDIAN INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT. HE IS OFTEN REFERRED TO AS SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH (THE WORD SHAHEED MEANS “MARTYR”).HE WAS ALSO KEPT IN MIANWALI JAIL

MUNICIPAL LIBRARY MIANWALI OPENING IN 1946

RELIGIOUS PLACES

MIANWALI IS HAVING APPROXIMATELY  =  820 MASJIDS



Brailvi.                         = 640

Deoband.                    =129

Ahle Hadis.                = 11

Imam Bargah.          =63+40 (Masque)

Churches.                   = 06

DREAM LAND PARK MIANWALI

MIANWALI RAILWAY STATION

DISTRICT HEADQUATER HOSPITAL 

MIANWALI


Comments

MIANWALI — 53 Comments

  1. i would like to request young n energetic mianwalians living in Pakistan elsewhere to capture a rare collection of mianwali images from around all mianwali places.our distt. is very very beautiful but we ve not yet been able to present its fascination before the world.please give attention n time to our beloved distt.
    thanks

  2. it is a very nice site but there r some missing places in this site . i request u to aad these places . like tomb of mian shahbin kundle. beatifullview of metha khatak. beatifull view of makarwall .

  3. Can anyone supply the e/m addresses of Hospitals or Clinics based in Mianwali – I need to source an Institute that will complete Offshore Medical testing for Pakistani based contractors

    Help

  4. Bhai jan ap ny bhot achi koshish ki ye web site lounch kr k ap jaisay logon per hamin fakhar hy thanks bhai.
    “i love mian wali esa khel and my villag Maseet wala”
    Malik Abid Aziz petroling police dara tang esa khel.
    03013951420

  5. Yar dil Khush kar dia aap logon ny, Khush rahoo, Jitni muhabat ham loog Apny Mianwali sy karty haen agar es k ley ham thora thora kam bhi shoro kar deen to esy dunia ka aik Model District bana sakty haen.

    Azhar

  6. wowwwwwwwww,,,,a lot of colorful,creative and cultural content added to our favourite site now,,,,the master mind of 786isakhel.com has created a new history,,,,trend setter,,a genius and loyal son of the land,,,,hats off to the author,,,,,

  7. both acha keya jis nay keya ab hamaray zila k logoo ko jo kafi arsa say as zila say bahir hain un ko apnay zila ki khobsorat pic daknay ko milay ge aur shaid ani pic ki waja say woh apnay zila ko daknay k leya batab hoo aur yaha ayin too ya as web site ki kamyabi hay..

  8. Web should explain itself rather then viewer searching it for its content. It should tell at the very first page what all it contain scrolling up and down makes it cumbersome and difficult and viewer looses interest. With due respect it is lacking professional touch.

  9. All these information is good, but does not u think it is adiquit for any the person who know mianwali or ever visited the mianwali. please add some information in shape of pictures which show its culture its life style, profesion of people, main enterance from all sides.
    if it is already added then may be i could not visited it properly,
    i would be ashamed.
    any how wonderful, but can be more wonderful if u make it more informatic.
    thanks a lot . Allah Make you successful.

  10. From which part of Quetta u belong.
    I am also from Quetta and Live near Shahbaz Town Samungli Road Quetta

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