Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Bhakkar District

History of Bhakkar
Bhakkar is the capital city of Bhakkar District of Punjab. It got the status of district in 1981. Bhakkar is a part of Thal Desert and it is situated on the left bank of Indus River. Bhakkar is considered a backword and undeveloped district of Pakistan. Bhakkar was founded in fifteenth century. During British Rule Bhakkar was a tehsil of Mianwali district.

Tehsils (Sub-divisions) of Bhakkar
Bhakkar has 04 tehsils:
  1. Bhakkar
  2. Darya Khan
  3. Kaloor Kot
  4. Mankera
Dullewala is also a famous and big town of Bhakkar.

Visiting Places and Tourism Spots
Dilkusha Bagh and Mughal Garden are the famous visiting places of Bhakkar.

Famous People of Bhakkar
Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) belongs to Bhakkar.
There are many famous poets belongs to Bhakkar; Aqeel Naqvi, Gul Bashir, Gul Zaidi, Anjam Iqbal, Bashir Ahmed Bashir.

Culture of Bhakkar
Punjabi, Saraiki and Urdu are the languages which are spoken in Bhakkar.


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