Mandi Warburton

Mandi Warburton is a mid-sized town in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Name:

The town was named by or after John Paul Warburton who was a high ranking police officer of the Raj period.

Location:

It is about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of Nankana Sahib and 30 km southeast of Sheikhupura.

History:

The town was named by or after John Paul Warburton (1840-1919), a high ranking police officer of the Raj period. The Warburtons were a prominent Anglo-Indian family but John Paul was adopted, originally being called Jan Dad Khan. His residence at that time was turned to a high school which is still functional.

Baloki Canal near Warburton

 

                                                                                                                          Baloki Canal near Warburton

Industries:

This area is surrounded by textile industries. Industries play a very important role in the lives of the people of this town. The people of this area are working in these industries and are solving their economic problems. There is a police station, a post office.

Crops:

This is an agricultural area and a very fertile place. The main crop in Warburton is rice. This crop is the main economical solution for this town. There are also other crops grown in this town. The people of this town are mainly concerned with agriculture.

Literacy:

The people of this town are getting education so the literacy rate of this town is also high. There are several educational institutions working here in this town. There are schools and colleges in this area for both male and female. There are also private schools and colleges working in this town.

Faizan-e-Madina Masjid

                                                                                                                            Faizan-e-Madina Masjid Mandi Warburton

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