Chak Jhumra

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Chak Jhumra

چک جھمرہ
Tehsil, Town
Chak Jhumra railways
Chak Jhumra railways
Municipal Committee Chak Jhumra
Municipal Committee logo
Chak Jhumra is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Chak Jhumra
Chak Jhumra
Location in Pakistan
Chak Jhumra is located in Pakistan
Chak Jhumra
Chak Jhumra
Chak Jhumra (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 31°34′N 73°11′E / 31.567°N 73.183°E / 31.567; 73.183Coordinates: 31°34′N 73°11′E / 31.567°N 73.183°E / 31.567; 73.183
Country  Pakistan
Region Punjab, Pakistan Punjab
District Faisalabad
Capital Chak Jhumra
Towns 1
Union councils 15[1]
Population (2017)[2]
 • Tehsil, Town 332,461
 • Urban 48,724
 • Rural 283,737
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 041

Chak Jhumra (Urdu: چک جهُمره‎), is a Railway junction and tehsil situated at a distance of about 21 km from Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan on Faisalabad-Sangla Hill Road.

History[edit]

The town was the owned by Sikh merchant جھمری سنگھ and named after him as جھمری and later on جھمرہ,jhumra, the town has been residence of Hindus,Muslims and Christians. It still have a number of ancient buildings, including beautiful vintage buildings, Victorian, Muslim and Hindu architecture, the ancient temples and holy sites of Muslim saints.[3] It was a grain market before partition.

There was one of the first air strip of Pakistan army Between Chak Jhumra and Karari, Kalan,[4] this air strip was the major concern of Indian army to attack during indo-pak war 1965. Later this air strip was no longer used, but the airstrip is still not allowed to visit due to secrecy issues. It is considered haunted and abandon.

Education[edit]

Following Institutes are established here [5]

Colleges[edit]

Schools[edit]

Police Stations[edit]

There are two Police stations in Chak Jhumra

  • Police Station City Chak jhumra
  • Police Station Sadar Chak Jhumra

AC office and DSP office situated at Barnala Road.

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