Mian Channu (overview of City and History)

Mian Channu The city is named after a famous saint, Hazrat Baba Mian Channu (Rehmatallah Alahay), who is buried there and whose shrine still stands there to this day.

Mian Channu is a city in Punjab province, Pakistan. It has been the headquarters of the Mian Channu Tehsil of Khanewal District since 1985 and is administratively subdivided into 3 Union Councils. It has approximately 65,000 residents and is located on the Grand Trunk Road (250 km West of Lahore and 1050 km East of Karachi) and KLP (Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar) railway line, the city is one of the major contributor to agricultural production. Cotton, wheat and mango are the major agricultural products.

This city has many specifications,as the studies and results till matriculations.It has always set its own standard. Govt. Model High School and Muslim Union high School are two of the best schools of this city. It is very popular for its property value also. In 2006 govt. school showed a never came before result. For which 15 students of only one class were awarded scholarships unexpectedly. It will keep its customs of "enter to learn and lead to serve" Insha Allah.

Major crops of the town are wheat , grain, peas, barley are the important crops of Rabi season, while Kharif crops are cotton, sugarcane, jawar, bajra, oil seeds which are shipped by rail and road to other parts of the country.

In the year 1919, it was declared as a notified area Committee and in 1938 as a Town Committee. Its limits were last extended in the year 1950. Since then no extension has been made and the development in the Town from 1947 to 1961 remained slow. It was assigned of Municipal Committee in 1975, as it had grown into small urban centre by that time. After that the Town started developing and major growth has been taking place from 1972 to 1984. But the trend of growth in this period has largely been along G.T Road and in the northern direction.

For a period of more than a century, Mian Channu has been part of District of Multan. With the raising of status of Mian Channu to a Tehsil Headquarter and creation of a new District of Khanewal from Its Jully 1985, Mian Channu Tehsil become a part of the new District of Khanewal.

Last updated on: 2009-09-19 18:10:07

Mian Channu Geo Hack

Title Mian Channu
Time Zone (est) UTC+5
Coordinates 30° 27' 0" N, 72° 22' 0" E
Decimal 30.45, 72.366667
Altitude 485 Feet / 147 Meters
Region PK


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