Tehsil Municipal Administration Sharaq Pur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
History

Sharaqpur is a tehsil-level town on Jaranwala Road 32 km from Lahore. Many years ago, the river Ravi flowed here and due to the river's presence this area was cultivated. The tribes of Gujranwala saw this place and settled here, followed by the forefathers of the Aarain tribe from Sahiwal. The founder of Sharaqpur who built the first home in the area was the grandfather of Hafiz Muhammad Jamal. In this period Hazrat Hafiz Muhammad Qadri and religious scholars came here from Hujra Shah Muqueem and built a mosque. Hazrat Syed Abdul-Qadar Sani (Almaroof Kimia-ul-nazar) stayed here.

Sharaqpur is known as the home of the Shrine of SAINT MIAN SHER MUHAMMAD, also known as Sher-E-Rabbani & MIAN GHULAM ULLAHknown as Sani SB. Mian Sher Muhammad Sharaqpuri was born in 1282 AH, or 1865 AD, in Sharaqpur. His father's name was Mian Azizuddin. Mian Sher Muhammad was a strict observer and preacher of Quran and the Sunnah. He led a simple life and blessed numerous people. He died on Rabi-ul-Awwal 3, 1347 AH, or August 20, 1928 and his tomb(darbar sharif) is in Sharaqpur sharif.a sweet dish gulab jamn is the most famous dish of sharqpur sharif,

A special kind of shoes called Khusah is manufactured here and is popular throughout the Punjab province. These Khusahs are made by hand; no machines are used in their creation. Nowadays, these are specially designed for bridegrooms at wedding ceremonies. Leather and silver or golden thread are used for their manufacturing. The Khusah is a part of Punjabi culture.

Sharaqpur has a decorated food street, which is the main bazaar of the old city. It extends from Nalkay Wala Chowk to Malkana Gate. It is open around the clock, 24/7. One can find all kind of foods here, including the popular local dessert, gulab jamun.

The area's main crops include rice, wheat, guava, sugar cane, and maize. Cultivated fruits include guavas, watermelon, alichee, strawberries, and falsa. Vegetables include potatoes, peas, onions, tomatoes, cabbage, and radishes, among many others.

 

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