Matiari

Matyari or Matiari is a city in province Sindh of Pakistan. It is also the capital city of Matiari District, Sindh.

Name:

About the name “MATIARI”, it is said that, before settling at here SAYED MEER ALI SHAH was firstly settled in a village”MUTAALO” near to Shahdadpur,district Sangher,then he settled at the place which is called Matiari, so these SAYEDS were called the people of “MUTAALO”,which changed to “MUTAALVI”,then “MATIARI”.

Location:

It is located at the Latitude of 25°36′00″ North and Longitude of 68°26′24″ East.

Famous for:

It is the one of oldest territory of Sindh. The Dargah of Pir Sayed Haji Shah Badshah is located in Matiari. Matiari is well known for its , Ice-Cream and Ajrak (a sindhi dressing).

Dargah Sain Muhammad Shah

                                                                                                                                    Dargah Sain Muhammad Shah, Matiari

History:

The district was created in 2005 out of Hyderabad District. Muhammad Usman Chachar was the first District Coordination Officer (D.C.O), serving for three years. Syed Muhammad Ali Shah Jamot was the first “Nazim” (Mayor) of the district.

Sindh is the valley of Saints. Ancient Sindh was spread up to Multan (Now in Punjab Province). Islam was firstly spread through the preacher (Sahabas and Saints) who educated the people of this valley through their teachings. Since last several hundreds of years the region of Sindh from Nawabshah to Thatta is known as Area of SAHTEYA (Literature & Education) and Matiari is the center of this region.

District Secretariat Building Matiari

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Matiari is the one of oldest territory of Sindh. It has a very bright past from educational point of view. This region produced a number of religious scholars, Educators, Intellectuals, Poets which spread the essence of their knowledge all over the subcontinent.
Matiari is the land of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, the great saint, soofi Poet and lover of Sindh and the world as well.
In old days of British Government, the British Government always acquired (FATWA) from Scholars (Ulama`s) MATIARI according to Muslim Law to decide Muslim disputes in court of law.
About the name “MATIARI”, it is said that, before settling at here SAYED MEER ALI SHAH was firstly settled in a village”MUTAALO” near to Shahdadpur,district Sangher,then he settled at the place which is called Matiari, so these SAYEDS were called the people of “MUTAALO”,which changed to “MUTAALVI”,then “MATIARI”.

Subdivisions:

The district is administratively subdivided into three talukhas:

  • Hala
  • Matiari
  • Saeedabad

SKANHEX DIGITAL CAMERA SX-210Z3

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Madina Masjid (Near Bus Stop Matiari)

                                                                                                                                  Madina Masjid (Near Bus Stop Matiari)

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