Digri

Digri is a town in District MirpurkhasSindhPakistan.

Name:

Digri is named after then lived taller lady which was renowned as “dighi” in Sindhi means taller.

Location:

This city is located on the geographical coordinates of 25° 10′ 0″ North, 69° 7′ 0″ East. There are several roads and towns around this city. These roads and towns are Tando Gulam Ali Road, Tando Bhago Baloch Colony Road, Mirwah Gorchani Road, Almas Town Kot Ghulam Mohammad Road (Jamesabad), Tando Jan Mohammad Road, DEH 164-B Chaudhary Hussain sanghera village.

Bab-e-Mir Khuda Bakhash Digri

                                                                                                                                                       Bab-e-Mir Khuda Bakhash, Digri

Tribes:

In Muslims: Jarwar, Arain, Talpur, Khaskheli, Jutt, Mahars, Sheedi, Laghari, Kaimkhani, Baloch, Jadgal, Chelia, Dal, Ramdan live in taluka digri as majority tribes. Meghwar, Jats and Arain were and remained in majority even before the inception of Digri town Committee.

Language:

About 90% of population are jatts and Arain 92% of population are Punjabi speaking. Urdu is the national language so it is spoken and understood here. English is also understood and spoken by the educated people of this town.

Digri, Pakistan 2

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Sources of income:

This town has good agricultural land. Livestock and poultry rearing, agricultural farms, transportation are the main sources while more than 20% population relies on Govt and private jobs. Digri has got a sugar mill called as Digri Sugar Mills, which supplies job opportunity to local people. A good job consumption ratio has also been shown by Mirwah Sugar Mills.

Non Muslim Community:

Malhi community which was basically named after there works in fields as a farmer, but now they are going to education side, from them some are in abroad for higher studies, Kolhi a non-Muslim tribe is mainly associated with agriculture farming. Menghwar community of Digri were previously associated to farming, mason work, dispensary, tailoring but nowadays they are receiving high-class education and serving in good position.

Digri Canal

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