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Hadda
Hadda
Hadda
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°01′25″N 72°51′35″E / 32.02361°N 72.85972°E / 32.02361; 72.85972Coordinates: 32°01′25″N 72°51′35″E / 32.02361°N 72.85972°E / 32.02361; 72.85972
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictSargodha

Hadda is a small villagein the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is more than 300 years old and the native inhabitants speak the Jhang dialect of the Punjabi language. The area used to be savannah before allotment of lands in 1875 and construction of irrigation canals in 1905. The earliest bungalow built by the British in 1900 is also named after the village although it is about 5 km (3.1 mi) to the south along the south branch of the canal.

There are two mosques and Imam Bargah and people live a simple life. There is primary school for both boys and girls. The literacy rate remained static for many years after partition but has increased in recent years. The population is about 4,000. These people are actually the original inhabitants of Kirana Bar before the irrigation canals were constructed and new villages called chaks were created in the whole area by the British Government.Major casts is Pathan,Ghugh,and few residents of Khokhar,Nissioana,Gondal.

Location

Hadda is about 18 km (11 mi)from the Pakistani city of Sargodha. The nearest villages are Chak 86 SB to the east, Chak 84SB to the west, Chak 81SB to the north and Chak 89SB to the south. The villagers are hard working and most earn their livelihood through farming. There are several different ethnic groups in the village including Pathan, Nisowana, Ghugh, and Khokar Gondal.

Notable residents

Maher Kabir Ali Khan from the village son of Maher Shair Muhammad Ghugh who has seven sons . Maher Kabir Ali Khan graduated in 1936 from the University of the Punjab Lahore and later served in the British Government for some time before joining the Pakistan Muslim League. He made a great contribution to the resettlement of Muslim refugees coming from India after 1947. Two young men from the village served in the British Army during World War II. Khan also served in British army. One of the brother Of Maher Kabir Ali Khan Maher Ajmair Khan Ghugh also served in education dep. He was the Head of Govt High School Bhagtanwala(choki).