Bandhi

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Bandhi

ٻانڌي
Town
Map, Railway Station, GBHS, Rural Health Center, Bandhi
Map, Railway Station, GBHS, Rural Health Center, Bandhi
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
District Shaheed Benazirabad
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total 40,000 (approximate)
Time zone UTC+5 (PST)
Calling code 0244
Website bandhi.webs.com

Bandhi (Sindhi: ٻانڌي ) (Urdu: باندھی‎) is a town of Shaheed Benazir Abad District of Sindh, with a population of over 40,000.[1][2]

History

Bandhi is not a historically rich town, however there are few big names who have done research on the history of town. A history book “ Bandhi’a ji Tareekh’a” written by famous writer Shabir Ahmed Abbasi was launched in November 2016 at Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch Hall, Sindhi Language Authority, Hyderabad. The “Bandhi’a Ji Taareekh’a” details history of Bandhi town of district Nawabshah Sindh Pakistan. Researcher, critic and Chairman, Sindhi Language Authority, Dr. Ghafoor Memon, Scholar Prof. Qalander Lakyari, Prof: Lal Bukhsh Jiskani, intellectual, writers and poets Inam Saikh, Ayaz Latif Palijo, Naseer Mirza, Taj Joyo, Niaz Panhwer, Madad Ali Sindhi, Ali Doost Aajaz and others spoke on the significance of the book and the research style carried out by the researcher/writer.

Demographics

Most of the people living in Bandhi town are Sindhi speaking, others include Baloch, Punjabis, Pashtuns, and Urdu speakers (Muhajirs). Almost 95% of the people of town are Muslims.

Education

There are various primary schools and couple of higher schools in town.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.maplandia.com/pakistan/sind/nawab-shah/bandhi/
  2. ^ http://www.accuweather.com/en/pk/bandhi/260930/weather-forecast/260930

Coordinates: 26°35′N 68°18′E / 26.583°N 68.300°E / 26.583; 68.300

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