Recently on Polling day of Azad Kashmir election, a fight has been seen between Mian Tariq Mehmood, Mian Amjad Mehmood VS Ch. Ijaz Ahmad of Rania. This fight was also mentioned by a private TV channel and also available on Youtube. Please check it below.
Mian Tariq Mehmood is the member of provincial assembly of Punjab. He won the Election against Chaudery Jaafer Iqbal in PP-113 (Gujrat-VI)
Mian Tariq Mehmood has academic qualifications of BA, he has party affiliation of Pakistan Muslim League Quied-e-Azam
He was born in Dinga on 5 May 1955. His father’s name is Mian Ghulam Rasul, he has 7 children, His daughter Maria Tariq also won the Provincial Assembly seat in 2002 Elections.
I have started this project back in 2000, while discussion with my cousion Shehzad, we started to think on this project and with-in few days we started work on that. That time I have started my Graduation Degree of Computer Sciences, Finally we have made it. That time me and my cousins aren’t that much familier with internet communication or the power of media, so after the launch of Dinga’s static Telephone directory we stopped for a long time, We had a response too, a lot of people were visiting and giving suggestions about our project. However, I always tried to maintened and update this project.
In 2004, I got to got to come to Saudi Arabia for my job, Then I have a very short time after office work to work on this project, Now it is again in front of you, still I need help to update the Directory numbers, I will greatly appriciate if anybody help me in this project. If you feel you can help me then please contact me.
Dinga City situated in District Gujrat, Punjab Pakistan
Dinga is an old town. There is evidence that this town was established in the 16th century. Before the partition in 1947, Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs used to live here in harmony. There was a Gurdwara for the Sikhs called NanakSar. According to some books, Dinga was the property of a rich lady, who belonged to the sub-caste “Ding” – which is a sub-caste of the Gujars. This is why the town was named Dinga.
The population of Dinga in 2002 was 36,800. The telephone area code of Dinga is 0537. The postal code of Dinga is 50280.
How to Reach to Dinga
The easiest way to reach Dinga from abroad is to fly in to the airport at Islamabad, and then take a bus or some other means of transport to Dinga. Dinga is about 135 km from Islamabad. It takes 2 hours to reach Dinga from Islamabad by road and 3 hours from Lahore. To reach Dinga from Islamabad you will travel on Grand Trunk (GT) Road – the main highway that runs from Rawalpindi to Lahore. At the city of Kharian on the highway, you will take a right turn onto Rasul road towards Dinga. Dinga is about 25 km from this point, which would take about half an hour to reach. The condition of the GT road from Rawalpindi/Islamabad to Kharian is excellent, and the road from Kharian to Dinga is reasonably good for travel.
Alternatively you can fly to Lahore Air-port, take a bus to Kharian city , in this case you will trave from Lahore to Islamabad on same GT road. From Kharian city main bus stop you will easily find a sub-road to Dinga City.
General Information of Dinga
- Country: Pakistan
- Province: Punjab
- Coordinates: 31°57′34″N 74°28′57″E / 31.95944, 74.4825
- Elevation: 218 m (715 ft) AMSL
- Time zone: PST (UTC+5)
- No. of Towns 1
- No. of Union Councils 2
Dinga is a city of Gujrat District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at 31°57’34N 74°28’57E at an elevation of 218 metres and lies between the rivers Jhelum and Chenab. The main highway that runs from Lahore to Rawalpindi is about 25 km northeast of Dinga. Dinga is about 100 km from the border that separates Pakistan and India, the city is famous in Pakistan for meethi saunf (sugar coated aniseeds).
- Education Institutes
- Famous Personalities
- Main shopping centres
- Main Markets
- Press Media
- Places of Interest
Dinga is an old city. There is evidence that this town was established in the 16th century. Before the partition in 1947, Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs used to live here in harmony. There was a Gurdwara for the Sikhs called NanakSar. There are still the ruins of pre partition buildings here. The population of Dinga in 2008 was about 80,000.
The city of Dinga is part of Kharian Tehsil (a subdivision of Gujrat District) and is administratively subdivided into two Union Councils, Dinga-I and Dinga-II.
The easiest way to reach Dinga from abroad is to fly in to the airport at Islamabad, and then take a bus or some other means of transport to Dinga. Dinga is about 135 km from Islamabad. It takes 2 hours to reach Dinga from Islamabad by road and 3 hours from Lahore. Dinga is connected to Islamabad by the Grand Trunk Road – the main highway that runs from Rawalpindi to Lahore. At the city of Kharian on the highway, you will take a right turn onto Rasul road towards Dinga. Dinga is about 25 km from this point, which would take about half an hour to reach. The condition of the GT road from Rawalpindi/Islamabad to Kharian is excellent, and the road from Kharian to Dinga is reasonably good for travel. An alternate way to reach Dinga from India is to fly in to the airport at Sargodha (which is due southwest of Dinga), and then take a train or some other means of transport to Dinga.
- Govt. Degree College for Boys Dinga
- Govt. Degree College for Women Dinga
There are many private schools and academies as well
- Crescent Public School
- Fatima Jinnah Public School
- Falcon House Public School
- Major Mohammad Akram Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider)
- General Iftikhar Janjua Shaheed (Nishan-e-Imtiaz)
- Mian Tariq Mehmood – Member provincial assembly
- Mirza Mohammed Naeem (G.M of Awaz Radio Group)
Main shopping centres
- Main Bazar
- Raja Bazar
- Androon Bazar
- Ravi Road
- Thana Road
- Kohlia Road
- Eidgah Bazar
- Kharian Link Road
- Bahrwal Chowk
- Ghalla Mandi(Market of Rice & Wheat)
- Sabzi Mandi(Fruit & vegetable Market)
- Weekly Deehat Times
- Weekly Nai Haiqiq
- Weekly Times of Dinga
- Weekly Nawa-e-Dinga
- Weekly Muqabil
- Monthly Nawa-e-Mashhood
- Monthly Mata-e-ilam(For Children)
Places of Interest
1. Toppa House (Fatimah Toppa built this extravagant place)
2. Markzi Jamia Masjid(Eid Gah)
3. Sundar Das Palace
4. Mandar Wala Mohallah
5. Fatima Jannah Children Park
6. Govt. High School Eidgah Chowk
- Allied Bank Limited
- Habib Bank Limited
- United Bank Limited
- MCB Bank Limited
- Bank Al Habib Limited
- Bank Al Falah Limited
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