Nurpur Noon
نور پور نون
Nurpur Noon is located in Pakistan
Nurpur Noon
Nurpur Noon
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°11′18″N 73°01′43″E / 32.18833°N 73.02861°E / 32.18833; 73.02861Coordinates: 32°11′18″N 73°01′43″E / 32.18833°N 73.02861°E / 32.18833; 73.02861
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictSargodha

Nurpur Noon is a village situated near Bhalwal in Sargodha District, Punjab, Pakistan.[1][2]

Nurpur Noon is inhabited by over 8,000 people mostly of the Noon subcaste of Jatts.

Prominent people from Nurpur Noon

Nurpur Noon has produced some prominent political figures in the past, such as Malik Mohammad Hayat Noon and his son, Malik Sir Feroz Khan Noon who served in the Viceroy's Council of India before independence and later, after the creation of Pakistan, served as country's Foreign Minister and then Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1958.[1][3] Feroz Khan Noon and her wife Viqar-un-Nisa Noon both played main role in accession of Gwadar to Pakistan.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Hassan Siddique (1 June 2011). "In the memory of Manzoor Hayat Noon (from village Nurpur Noon)". Pakistan Today (newspaper). Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  2. ^ Populated Places in Sargodha District on GoogleBooks website Retrieved 25 August 2019
  3. ^ Noon Family: Feroz Khan Noon, Malik Amjad Ali Noon, Malik Anwer Ali Noon, Malik Sultan Ali Khan Noon, Malik Adnan Hayat Noon on betterworldbooks.com website Retrieved 25 August 2019
  4. ^ "Purchase of Gwadar". 18 December 2018.