Bhakkar

Bhakkar is the principal city of Bhakkar District, Punjab, Pakistan. It lies on the left bank of the Indus river. It has a population of almost 300,000. Bhakkar was founded probably towards the close of the fifteenth century by a body of colonists from Dera Ismail Khan.

The people of Bhakkar speaks Punjabi as a major  language nearly 95% people speaks punjabi and there are also other languages spoken in this city which are Thalochi, majhi, jandali, shapuri, jhangvi. So there are 5% people who use other languages.

Adda Jahan Khan, Bhakkar

                                                                                                 Adda Jahan Khan, Bhakkar

View Of Masjid And Madrisa of Jamia Islamia Anwar e Madina, Eid Gah Shumali, Mankera, Bhakkar, Pakistan

          View Of Masjid And Madrisa of Jamia Islamia Anwar e Madina, Eid Gah Shumali, Mankera, Bhakkar, Pakistan

 

People of Bhakar district speak a great variety of¬†Punjabi¬†dialects, although few of these dialects are called as a separate language ‚ÄúSaraiki‚ÄĚ, but because of good and loving nature of people there is no distinction or hate among different dialects and have a mix culture of Great (East and West) Punjab.

  • Thalochi¬†(Local Desert Punjabi dialect spoken by 60%)
  • Majhi¬†(Standard Punjabi spoken by 30%, Specially spoken in newly cultivated and city areas)
  • Jandali/Rohi¬†(Northern border area near Mianwali district)
  • Shapuri¬†(North Eastern border area near Khushab district)
  • Jhangvi¬†(South Eastern border area near Jhang district)

Other Languages include:

  • Urdu¬†is mother tongue of few people but being national language is spoken and understood by the sizeable population.

Bhakkar is now a bustling town, with population of more than three hundred thousand.

  • English¬†is also understood and spoken by few, mainly educated elite.
  • Pashto¬†which is spoken by minority population in the KPK province border areas and in the cities.

Govt College Bhakkar_Punjab_Pakistan

Govt College Bhakkar_Punjab_Pakistan

Jhang-Bhakkar Road

                                                                                         Jhang-Bhakkar Road

 

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